2009-11-22 — Functioning As A Family In These Final Days

Last Sunday
Date: November 22, 2009
Theme: Functioning As A Family In These Final Days – Mark 10:2-16

(Pastor John Hein)

The Order of Worship: Bulletin

Liturgy: TLH, p 5 ff (Also available on laminated sheet in pew)
TLH 656: Behold a Host, Arrayed in White
of adoration sing; Glory let creation sing;
TLH 624: O Blessed Home Where Man and Wife
TLH 625: Oh, Blest the House, Whate’er Befall
TLH 566: Christ, by Heavenly Hosts Adored
Scripture Readings:
Genesis 2:18-24
Ephesians 5:21-33
Sermon Theme:
Functioning As A Family In These Final Days
Mark 10:2-16
(2) The Pharisees came and asked Him, “Is it lawful for a man to divorce his wife?” testing Him. (3) And He answered and said to them, “What did Moses command you?” (4) They said, “Moses permitted a man to write a certificate of divorce, and to dismiss her.” (5) And Jesus answered and said to them, “Because of the hardness of your heart he wrote you this precept. (6) “But from the beginning of the creation, God ‘made them male and female.’ (7) ‘For this reason a man shall leave his father and mother and be joined to his wife, (8) ‘and the two shall become one flesh’; so then they are no longer two, but one flesh. (9) “Therefore what God has joined together, let not man separate.” (10) In the house His disciples also asked Him again about the same matter. (11) So He said to them, “Whoever divorces his wife and marries another commits adultery against her. (12) “And if a woman divorces her husband and marries another, she commits adultery.” (13) Then they brought little children to Him, that He might touch them; but the disciples rebuked those who brought them. (14) But when Jesus saw it, He was greatly displeased and said to them, “Let the little children come to Me, and do not forbid them; for of such is the kingdom of God. (15) “Assuredly, I say to you, whoever does not receive the kingdom of God as a little child will by no means enter it.” (16) And He took them up in His arms, put His hands on them, and blessed them. (NKJVTM)
Scripture taken from the New King James Version®. Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson, Inc. Used by permission. All rights reserved.