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Divine Service for the First Sunday in Lent – Invocavit

Jesus Does Battle in Our Place

In the Garden, man exalts himself to be a god in place of God (Gen. 3:1–21). He succumbs to the temptation of the devil, and eating of the forbidden fruit, he receives death. But in the sin-cursed wilderness, God humbles Himself to become man in place of man (Mt. 4:1–11). He does not eat but fasts and bears the onslaughts of the devil for us that we may be restored to life. Jesus stands as David in our place to do battle against the Goliath, Satan (1 Samuel 17:40–51). Though outwardly Jesus appears weak, yet He comes in the name of the Lord of hosts. He draws from the five smooth stones of the books of Moses and slings the Word of God. The stone sinks into the forehead, and the enemy falls. In Christ we are victorious over the devil. Let us therefore not receive the grace of God in vain (2 Cor. 6:1–10), but seeing that we have a great High Priest, let us come boldly to the throne of grace, that we may obtain help in time of need (Heb 4:14–16).

Readings:

Old Test: Gen. 3:1-21
Epistle: Hebrews 4:14-16
Gospel: Matt. 4:1-11


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Join us each Sunday at 9:00 am for divine service. Bible Study and Sunday School start at 10:30 following coffee, donuts, and fellowship.

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Date

Mar 10 2019

Time

9:00 am - 10:15 am

Location

Sanctuary
4225 W Yale Ave, Denver, CO 80219
Category
Pastor Adrian Sherrill

Organizer

Pastor Adrian Sherrill
Phone
303-548-1495
Email
pastorsherrill@gototrinity.com

Other Organizers

Pastor James Bauer
Pastor James Bauer
Phone
303-358-8362
Email
pastorbauer@gototrinity.com
Rev. Thomas E. Lock, Kantor
Rev. Thomas E. Lock, Kantor
Phone
(720) 285-6648
Email
kantorlock@gototrinity.com

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