2011-07-31 — By The Grace Of God

Pentecost 7 Date: July 31, 2011
Theme: By The Grace Of God
1. We learn humility through affliction
2. We find strength in weakness
– 2 Corinthians 12:7-10
(Pastor Emeritus Daniel Fleischer)

Cached Video:

The Order of Worship: Bulletin


Liturgy: TLH, p 5 ff (Also available on laminated sheet in pew)
Hymns:
TLH 38: The Lord, My God, be Praised
TLH 437: Who Trusts in God, a Strong Abode
TLH 518, st 1-4, 7: If Thou But Suffer God to Guide Thee
TLH 410: Jesus, Lead Thou On
Scripture Readings:
Ezekiel 2:1-5
Mark 5:21-24,35-43
Sermon Theme:
By The Grace Of God
1. We learn humility through affliction
2. We find strength in weakness
2 Corinthians 12:7-10
(7) And lest I should be exalted above measure by the abundance of the revelations, a thorn in the flesh was given to me, a messenger of Satan to buffet me, lest I be exalted above measure. (8) Concerning this thing I pleaded with the Lord three times that it might depart from me. (9) And He said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for My strength is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore most gladly I will rather boast in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may rest upon me. (10) Therefore I take pleasure in infirmities, in reproaches, in needs, in persecutions, in distresses, for Christ’s sake. For when I am weak, then I am strong. (NKJVTM)
Scripture taken from the New King James Version®. Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson, Inc. Used by permission. All rights reserved.