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Advent Vespers

Wednesday, December 11, 2013
Music leader(s) 
Organist: Prof. Markus DeGarmeaux
Other service participants 
Preacher: Rev. Tim Hartwig, Peace Luth. Ch, N. Mankato

Order of Service

* Prelude

* The Confession of Sin (p. 120)

* Hymn, 105, Rise, Children of the Kingdom

* The Versicles & Gloria

* The Lection: Psalm 2 

* Hymn, 289, vv. 1, 4 & 7, Join All the Glorious Names

* Sermon

* The Versicle & Magnificat

* The Kyrie, Lord’s Pr. & Collect

* The Benedicamus & Benediction

* Hymn, 565, All Praise to Thee, My God

* Postlude

Scripture

Psalm 2 Why do the nations rage, And the people plot a vain thing? The kings of the earth set themselves, And the rulers take counsel together, against the LORD and against His Anointed, saying, “Let us break Their bonds in pieces And cast away Their cords from us.” He who sits in the heavens shall laugh; The LORD shall hold them in derision. Then He shall speak to them in His wrath, And distress them in His deep displeasure: “Yet I have set My King On My holy hill of Zion.” “I will declare the decree: The LORD has said to Me, ‘You are My Son, Today I have begotten You. Ask of Me, and I will give You The nations for Your inheritance, And the ends of the earth for Your possession. You shall break them with a rod of iron; You shall dash them to pieces like a potter’s vessel.’ ” Now therefore, be wise, O kings; Be instructed, you judges of the earth. Serve the LORD with fear, And rejoice with trembling. Kiss the Son, lest He be angry, And you perish in the way, When His wrath is kindled but a little. Blessed are all those who put their trust in Him.