2018-02-25 — Do You Want Jesus To Be Ashamed Of You?

Church Year: Lent 2:
Date: February 25, 2018

Theme: Do You Want Jesus To Be Ashamed Of You?

1. Never! Even when one wants to silence the message
2. Never! Even when one finds the cross difficult to bear
– Mark 8:31-38

– Pastor: John Hein

Cached Video:

The Order of Worship: Bulletin

Liturgy: TLH, p. 5 ff.

Hymns:

TLH 154 : Alas! and Did My Savior Bleed Hymnary.org link
TLH 178 : We Sing the Praise of Him Who Died Hymnary.org link
TLH 346 : Jesus! and Shall it ever Be Hymnary.org link
TLH 354 : In the Cross of Christ I Glory Hymnary.org link
TLH 179 : On My Heart Imprint Thy Image Hymnary.org link

Theme: Do You Want Jesus To Be Ashamed Of You?

1. Never! Even when one wants to silence the message
2. Never! Even when one finds the cross difficult to bear

Mark 8:31–38 (Listen)

Jesus Foretells His Death and Resurrection

31 And he began to teach them that the Son of Man must suffer many things and be rejected by the elders and the chief priests and the scribes and be killed, and after three days rise again. 32 And he said this plainly. And Peter took him aside and began to rebuke him. 33 But turning and seeing his disciples, he rebuked Peter and said, “Get behind me, Satan! For you are not setting your mind on the things of God, but on the things of man.”

34 And calling the crowd to him with his disciples, he said to them, “If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross and follow me. 35 For whoever would save his life1 will lose it, but whoever loses his life for my sake and the gospel’s will save it. 36 For what does it profit a man to gain the whole world and forfeit his soul? 37 For what can a man give in return for his soul? 38 For whoever is ashamed of me and of my words in this adulterous and sinful generation, of him will the Son of Man also be ashamed when he comes in the glory of his Father with the holy angels.”

Footnotes

[1] 8:35 The same Greek word can mean either soul or life, depending on the context; twice in this verse and once in verse 36 and once in verse 37

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