|Sunday Morning Services||8:15 and 11:00 a.m.|
|Sunday and Bible Classes||9:45 a.m.|
|Wednesday Evening Service||7:00 p.m.|
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The message at St. John’s is simple: We preach Christ and Him crucified. In every Divine Service, Christ is with us, offering grace and forgiveness where He promises they’ll be: in His Word and in His Sacraments.
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|Sound Words Academy||Wednesday, April 5||5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.|
|Smorgasbord for Missions||Tuesday, April 25||5:00 - 7:00 p.m.|
Our Gospel lesson records two events. Each separated by 8 days. Sunday to Sunday–the octave of Easter.
With the resurrection on that early Sunday morn, and what we have in these two events, Sunday is henceforth known as the “first day of the week” (Jn. 20:24-29), and in the book of Revelation Sunday is called, “the Lord’s Day” (Rev. 1:10).
So here we are–some 2000 years later–gathered together on the Lord’s Day… We know what happened on that Sunday morning. Alleluia! Christ is Risen! But what happened that Sunday evening and the next Sunday?
If Jesus calls me brother, then I‘m an heir with Him of all His possessions. My sins? Gone. Because Christ gives me His righteousness. My guilty conscience? Done away with. Because my conscience is cleansed by the blood of Christ. My death? Swallowed up in victory. Because Christ is risen from the dead. My hell? Over. Because Christ has stormed and assaulted its gates. The city of the devil is fallen. And I‘m an heir with Christ of heaven and everlasting life.
This Jesus who died for you on the accursed tree is all-powerful over the very death He submitted to! He is stronger than the grave! He is Lord of heaven and earth, and death and hell! And He has blown the lid off of that vault that held him! ‘He is risen! He is not here!’