Sermon Series Lent 2024

Connecting with the Divine: 
Unravelling the Lord's Prayer for All Generations


Embark on a transformative journey through a 6-week sermon series delving into the profound wisdom of the Lord's Prayer. Explore the timeless words that Jesus shared, unraveling the layers of meaning and discovering how this prayer serves as a blueprint for a deeper connection with God. Each week unveils a new facet, guiding you to reflect, pray, and cultivate a richer spiritual life. Join us as we unpack the Lord's Prayer, unlocking its power to shape our hearts and draw us closer to the divine.

  • Feb. 18    Our Father, who art in heaven, hallowed by Thy name
  • Feb. 25    Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven.
  • Mar. 3    Give us this day our daily bread.
  • Mar. 10    Forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us.
  • Mar. 17    Lead us not into temptation but deliver us from evil.
  • Mar. 24    For Thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, for ever and ever. Amen.


— Week 1 — 

Our Father in Heaven, hallowed by Thy Name
 

Lenten Devotions

In Lutheran Churches, daily devotionals are often distributed during Lent to be used as part of our Lenten journey to Holy Week and Easter Sunday. These will be distributed at church each Sunday with devotions for the week. The devotions will follow the theme from Sunday, which will be a piece of the Lord's Prayer. You can also download the weekly devotionals from this page as a PDF.

Download week 1 Lenten Devotions (PDF)

Everything Starts with Seeing God as Father

(Summary of the sermon from 2/18/24)

Amid life's chaos and uncertainties, a timeless invitation exists to connect with the divine. This invitation transcends the mundane and offers solace amidst the storms. This invitation is encapsulated within the profound words of the Lord's Prayer, a prayer that was Jesus’ response to being asked how to pray.

This week we focus on the introduction, "Our Father in heaven,” and the first petition, “Hallowed be thy name."

Unpacking the Introduction

The significance of addressing the divine as "Our Father" cannot be overstated. It serves as the cornerstone of our spiritual understanding, inviting us to perceive the universe through the lens of loving fatherly connection rather than fear.

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— Week 2 —

Thy Kingdom Come, Thy Will Be Done on Earth as It Is in Heaven
 

Lenten Devotions

Week 2 

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Your Kingdom Come... The Kingdom of God Is What You Really Want

(summary of the sermon from 2/25/24)

In the tapestry of existence, where the divine meets the mundane, there lies an invocation, a prayer uttered through the ages: "Your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven." These words, resonating from the lips of countless believers, encapsulate a profound longing, a yearning for the Kingdom of God to permeate every facet of human existence. But what does this Kingdom entail? How does its manifestation translate into our daily lives?

Understanding the Kingdom: Where the King Reigns

A kingdom is wherever the king is in charge. A kingdom is where things are done the king’s way. The kingdom of God is where things are done God’s way. It is a realm where the divine order prevails. What is the way of God? Jesus showed us exactly how things are when they are done God’s way because Jesus is the exact representation of the Father (Hebrews 1:3). Jesus told us that the foundation of everything done God’s way is “love.”

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— Week 3 —

Give Us This Day Our Daily Bread
 

Lenten Devotions

Week 3

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