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Divine Service for the Second Sunday in Lent – Reminiscere

Holding God to His Word

Jacob wrestled with God; he would not let Him go until he received a blessing from Him (Gen. 32:22–32). So it was with the Canaanite woman. Though Jesus seemed to ignore and reject her, she continued to call upon His name and look to Him for help (Mt. 15:21–28). Even when the Lord called her a little dog, she held on to Him in faith and would not let Him wriggle out of His words: “Yes, Lord, yet even the dogs eat the crumbs that fall from their masters’ table.” This Gentile woman shows herself to be a true Israelite, who struggles with God and man in Christ and prevails. “O woman, great is your faith! Be it done for you as you desire” (Mt. 15:27–28). This is the sanctifying will of God (1 Thess. 4:1–7)—to test your faith in order that it may be refined and strengthened. For tribulation produces perseverance; perseverance, character; character, hope. And hope in Christ does not disappoint (Rom. 5:1–5).

Readings:

Old Test: Gen. 32:22-32
Epistle: 1 Thess. 4:1-7
Gospel: Matt. 15:21-28


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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 17 2019

Time

9:00 am - 10:15 am

Location

Sanctuary
4225 W Yale Ave, Denver, CO 80219
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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