13.02.08 exegesis faith alone - 1 sam. 16.1-13, is 35.3-7, 1 cor 13.1-13, luke 18.31-43, psalm 89.18-29, psalm 146
— — — PRE-LENT Quinquagesima: Faith Alone 1 Sam. 16:1-13; Isaiah 35:3-7; 1 Cor. 13:1-13; Luke 18:31-43; Psalm 89:18-29; Psalm 146 — Memorization Verses:1 Sam. 16:7 For the LORD sees not as man sees: Luke 18:42 And Jesus said to him, “Recover yourman looks on the outward appearance, but the LORD sight; your faith has made you well.”looks on the heart. Psalm 89:28 My steadfast love I will keep for himIsaiah 35:4-6 He will come and save you.” Then the forever, and my covenant will stand firm for him.eyes of the blind shall be opened, and the ears of the Psalm 146:5-6 Blessed is he whose help is the God ofdeaf unstopped; then shall the lame man leap like a Jacob, whose hope is in the LORD his God, whodeer, and the tongue of the mute sing for joy. made heaven and earth, the sea, and all that is in1 Cor. 13:13 So now faith, hope, and love abide, them, who keeps faith forever;these three; but the greatest of these is love.
•Greatest examples of faithin the Bible…•Greatest examples of hopein the Bible…•Greatest examples of lovein the Bible…•And in your life?•How our Christianmeanings of “faith, hope,and love” different from theworld‟s?
The sacrifice of Abel The pitching of the Ark The rising blade of Abraham The words of Aaron The wails of Job The fortitude of David The healing of a son The unused funeral spice… The taste of bread and wine
…Lord in Your mercy. Raise up pastors who will …Hear our prayer. faithfully preach your Word, that 1. Gracious Father in heaven, You we may be led to trust in Christ dwell in unapproachable light and alone for our salvation... shining glory. Illumine Your 4. O God, You have promised to Use your prayer notes. Church and heal our spiritual never leave us nor forsake us. Use a verse from the blindness. Open our eyes to see Provide solace to all who are bible to reflect on. the salvation you have prepared divorced, widowed, separated Pray about Faith. for us through Your Son, Jesus from their families or suffer from Christ... any kind of loneliness. Help Your P raise 2. Heavenly Father, You named us Church to come to their aid, that R epentance as Your children in the waters of they may have the assurance of A ppreciation Baptism. Come to us this day as your love, found only in the Y ou we hear Your Word and feast on Friend of sinners, our Lord Jesus E veryone the Savior‟s body and blood. Christ... R esolve Move us to eagerly receive these 5. Lord of hosts, You are our gifts with thanksgiving, that strength and our shield. Protect through them we may joyously the men and women who serve in obtain the forgiveness of sins and law enforcement and our armed behold Your glory... forces [especially ___________]. 3. Almighty God, You are the Give courage to those who serve source of all Truth. Protect Your in hazardous situations, and Church from all false doctrine. bestow wisdom on our leaders, Safeguard her from all who that we may live in peace oppose the Gospel of Your Son. according to Your gracious will...
…Lord in Your mercy. college. May Your holy …Hear our prayer angels accompany them to 6. Almighty and everlasting preserve them from all God, You create and sustain danger, deliver them from Use your prayer notes. all things. Restore to health evil and lead them back Use a verse from the all who are sick or safely to their families, that bible to reflect on. hospitalized [especially they may glorify Your holy Pray about Faith. _________________]. Ease name and remain faithful P raise their pain and suffering, that until life everlasting... R epentance they may find peace in Your 8. Into Your hands, O A ppreciation presence and comfort in Your heavenly Father, we Y ou unfailing love... commend all for whom we E veryone R esolve 7. Almighty and gracious pray, asking You to grant us God, You led Your people these things and whatever Israel by a pillar of cloud by else You know to be needful day and a pillar of fire by for us. We ask it in the holy night. Protect all who are name of Jesus Christ, who away from home, especially lives and reigns with You and those who are the Holy Spirit, One vacationing, who travel for God, now and forever. Amen. work or who have left for
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1 Samuel 16:1-13 look on his appearance or on the height of hisDavid Anointed King stature, because I have rejected him. For the16 The LORD said to Samuel, “How long will you LORD sees not as man sees: man looks on thegrieve over Saul, since I have rejected him from outward appearance, but the LORD looks on thebeing king over Israel? Fill your horn with oil, and heart.” 8 Then Jesse called Abinadab and madego. I will send you to Jesse the Bethlehemite, for I him pass before Samuel. And he said, “Neither hashave provided for myself a king among his sons.” the LORDchosen this one.” 9 Then Jesse made2 And Samuel said, “How can I go? If Saul hears Shammah pass by. And he said, “Neither has theit, he will kill me.” And the LORDsaid, “Take a LORD chosen this one.”10 And Jesse made sevenheifer with you and say, „I have come to sacrifice of his sons pass before Samuel. And Samuel saidto the LORD.‟ 3 And invite Jesse to the sacrifice, to Jesse, “The LORD has not chosen these.” 11and I will show you what you shall do. And you Then Samuel said to Jesse, “Are all your sonsshall anoint for me him whom I declare to you.” 4 here?” And he said, “There remains yet theSamuel did what the LORD commanded and came youngest, but behold, he is keeping the sheep.”to Bethlehem. The elders of the city came to meet And Samuel said to Jesse, “Send and get him, forhim trembling and said,“Do you come peaceably?” we will not sit down till he comes here.” 12 And5 And he said, “Peaceably; I have come to he sent and brought him in. Now he was ruddy andsacrifice to the LORD. Consecrate yourselves, and had beautiful eyes and was handsome. And thecome with me to the sacrifice.” And he LORD said, “Arise, anoint him, for this is he.” 13consecrated Jesse and his sons and invited them to Then Samuel took the horn of oil and anointed himthe sacrifice. in the midst of his brothers. And the Spirit of the6 When they came, he looked on Eliab and LORD rushed upon David from that day forward.thought, “Surely the LORDs anointed is before And Samuel rose up and went to Ramah.him.” 7 But theLORD said to Samuel, “Do not
Isaiah 35:3-7 and the thirsty ground springs of3 Strengthen the weak hands, water; and make firm the feeble knees. in the haunt of jackals, where they lie4 Say to those who have an anxious down,heart, the grass shall become reeds and “Be strong; fear not! rushes.Behold, your God will come with vengeance,with the recompense of God. He will come and save you.”5 Then the eyes of the blind shall beopened, and the ears of the deaf unstopped;6 then shall the lame man leap like adeer, and the tongue of the mute sing for joy.For waters break forth in the wilderness, and streams in the desert;7 the burning sand shall become a pool,
1 Corinthians 13:1-13 believes all things, hopes all things,The Way of Love endures all things.13 If I speak in the tongues of men and 8 Love never ends. As for prophecies,of angels, but have not love, I am a they will pass away; as for tongues, theynoisy gong or a clanging cymbal.2 And will cease; as for knowledge, it will passif I have prophetic powers, and away. 9 For we know in part and weunderstand all mysteries and all prophesy in part, 10 but when the perfectknowledge, and if I have all faith, so as comes, the partial will pass away. 11to remove mountains, but have not love, When I was a child, I spoke like a child,I am nothing. 3 If I give away all I have, I thought like a child, I reasoned like aand if I deliver up my body to be burned,child. When I became a man, I gave upbut have not love, I gain nothing. childish ways.12 For now we see in a4 Love is patient and kind; love does not mirror dimly, but then face to face. Nowenvy or boast; it is not arrogant 5 or I know in part; then I shall know fully,rude. It does not insist on its own way; it even as I have been fully known.is not irritable or resentful; 6 it does not 13 So now faith, hope, and love abide,rejoice at wrongdoing, but rejoices with these three; but the greatest of these isthe truth. 7 Love bears all things, love.
Luke 18:31-43 inquired what this meant. 37 They toldJesus Foretells His Death a Third Time him,“Jesus of Nazareth is passing by.” 3831 And taking the twelve, he said to And he cried out, “Jesus, Son of David,them, “See, we are going up to Jerusalem, have mercy on me!” 39 And those whoand everything that is written about the were in front rebuked him, telling him toSon of Man by the prophets will be be silent. But he cried out all the more,accomplished. 32 For he will be delivered “Son of David, have mercy on me!” 40over to the Gentiles and will be mocked And Jesus stopped and commanded himand shamefully treated and spit upon. 33 to be brought to him. And when he cameAnd after flogging him, they will kill near, he asked him, 41 “What do youhim, and on the third day he will rise.” 34 want me to do for you?” He said, “Lord,But they understood none of these things. let me recover my sight.” 42 And JesusThis saying was hidden from them, and said to him, “Recover your sight; yourthey did not grasp what was said. faith has made you well.”43 AndJesus Heals a Blind Beggar immediately he recovered his sight and35 As he drew near to Jericho, a blind followed him, glorifying God. And all theman was sitting by the roadside begging. people, when they saw it, gave praise to36 And hearing a crowd going by, he God.
Psalm 89:18-29 exalted.18 For our shield belongs to the LORD, 25 I will set his hand on the sea our king to the Holy One of Israel. and his right hand on the rivers.19 Of old you spoke in a vision to your 26 He shall cry to me, „You are mygodly one,and said: Father, “I have granted help to one who is my God, and the Rock of mymighty; salvation.‟ I have exalted one chosen from the 27 And I will make him the firstborn,people. the highest of the kings of the earth.20 I have found David, my servant; 28 My steadfast love I will keep for with my holy oil I have anointed him forever,him, and my covenant will stand firm for21 so that my hand shall be established him.with him; 29 I will establish his offspring forever my arm also shall strengthen him. and his throne as the days of the22 The enemy shall not outwit him; heavens. the wicked shall not humble him.23 I will crush his foes before him and strike down those who hate him.24 My faithfulness and my steadfastlove shall be with him, and in my name shall his horn be
Psalm 146 who gives food to the hungry.Put Not Your Trust in Princes The LORD sets the prisoners free;146 Praise the LORD! 8 the LORD opens the eyes of the blind.Praise the LORD, O my soul! The LORD lifts up those who are bowed2 I will praise the LORD as long as I live; down; I will sing praises to my God while I the LORD loves the righteous.have my being. 9 The LORD watches over the sojourners;3 Put not your trust in princes, he upholds the widow and the fatherless, in a son of man, in whom there is no but the way of the wicked he brings tosalvation. ruin.4 When his breath departs, he returns to the 10 The LORD will reign forever,earth; your God, O Zion, to all generations. on that very day his plans perish. Praise the LORD!5 Blessed is he whose help is the God ofJacob, whose hope is in the LORD his God,6 who made heaven and earth, the sea, and all that is in them,who keeps faith forever;7 who executes justice for the oppressed,
QUINQUAGESIMA1 Samuel 16:1–13or Isaiah 35:3–71 Corinthians 13:1–13Luke 18:31–43Faith AloneThe seeing are blind, while the one who is blind can see (Luke 18:31–43). Jesus tells the twelvethat He is going up to Jerusalem to suffer and die and rise again, but they cannot understand orgrasp what He is saying. The meaning of His words is hidden from their sight. However, asJesus makes His way up to Jerusalem, a blind man calls out to Him for mercy. This blind mansees that Jesus is the Messiah, the Savior, for he calls Him “Son of David.” Indeed, Jesus is theLord‟s anointed, the keeper of sheep (1 Sam. 16:1–13) who goes to lay down His life for thesheep. He is the incarnate love of the Father who suffers long and is kind, who is not puffed up,who never fails us (1 Cor. 13:1–13). Jesus opens the eyes of the blind (Is. 35:3–7) to see Himnot according to outward appearances of lowliness, but according to His heart of mercy andcompassion. Those who behold Him thus by faith follow Him to the cross through death intolife.
1 Amazing grace--how sweet His grace has brought me safe the sound-- thus far, That saved a wretch like me! His grace will lead me home. I once was lost but now am found, 4 Yes, when this flesh and Was blind, but now I see! heart shall fail And mortal life shall cease, 2 The Lord has promised good Amazing grace shall then to me, prevail His Word my hope secures; In heavens joy and peace. He will my shield and portion be 5 When we‟ve been there ten As long as life endures. thousand years, Bright shining as the sun, 3 Through many dangers, toils We‟ve no less days to sing and snares, God‟s praise I have already come; Than when we‟d first begun.
Ash Wednesday Joel 2:12-19 or Jonah 3:1-10 2 Peter 1:2-11 Matt. 6:(1-6) 16-21 Psalm 51:1–13 (14-19)
First S. in Lent (Invocabit) Jesus Does Battle in Our Place Gen 3:1-21 The Fall Or 1 Sam. 17:40-51 David and Goliath 2 Cor. 6:1-10 The Ministry of Reconciliation or Heb. 4:14-16 Jesus the Great High Priest Matt. 4:1-11 The Temptation of Jesus Psalm 32 Blessed are the Forgiven or Psalm 118:1-13 His Steadfast Love Endures Forever
Gen 3:1-21; 1 Sam. 17:40-51; 2 Cor. 6:1-10; Heb. 4:14-16; Matt. 4:1-11; Psalm 32; Psalm gods.44 The Philistine said to David, “Come to me, and I will give your flesh to the birds 2 Blessed is the man against whom the LORD counts no iniquity,118:1-13 of the air and to the beasts of the field.” 45 Then David said to the Philistine, “You come and in whose spirit there is no deceit. to me with a sword and with a spear and with a javelin, but I come to you in the name of 3 For when I kept silent, my bones wasted awayGenesis 3:1-21 the LORD of hosts, the God of the armies of Israel, whom you have defied. 46 This day through my groaning all day long.The Fall the LORDwill deliver you into my hand, and I will strike you down and cut off your head. 4 For day and night your hand was heavy upon me;3 Now the serpent was more crafty than any other beast of the field that the LORD God And I will give the dead bodies of the host of the Philistines this day to the birds of the air my strength was dried up as by the heat of summer.Selahhad made. and to the wild beasts of the earth, that all the earth may know that there is a God in 5 I acknowledged my sin to you,He said to the woman, “Did God actually say, „You shall not eat of any tree in the Israel, 47 and that all this assembly may know that the LORD saves not with sword and and I did not cover my iniquity;garden‟?” 2 And the woman said to the serpent, “We may eat of the fruit of the trees in spear. For the battle is the LORDs, and he will give you into our hand.” I said, “I will confess my transgressions to the LORD,”the garden,3 but God said, „You shall not eat of the fruit of the tree that is in the midst of 48 When the Philistine arose and came and drew near to meet David, David ran quickly and you forgave the iniquity of my sin. Selahthe garden, neither shall you touch it, lest you die.‟” 4 But the serpent said to the woman, toward the battle line to meet the Philistine. 49 And David put his hand in his bag and 6 Therefore let everyone who is godly“You will not surely die. 5 For God knows that when you eat of it your eyes will be took out a stone and slung it and struck the Philistine on his forehead. The stone sank into offer prayer to you at a time when you may be found;opened, and you will be like God, knowing good and evil.” 6 So when the woman saw that his forehead, and he fell on his face to the ground. surely in the rush of great waters,the tree was good for food, and that it was a delight to the eyes, and that the tree was to be 50 So David prevailed over the Philistine with a sling and with a stone, and struck the they shall not reach him.desired to make one wise, she took of its fruit and ate, and she also gave some to her Philistine and killed him. There was no sword in the hand of David. 51 Then David ran 7 You are a hiding place for me;husband who was with her, and he ate. 7 Then the eyes of both were opened, and they and stood over the Philistine and took his sword and drew it out of its sheath and killed you preserve me from trouble;knew that they were naked. And they sewed fig leaves together and made themselves him and cut off his head with it. When the Philistines saw that their champion was you surround me with shouts of deliverance.Selahloincloths. dead,they fled. 8 I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go;8 And they heard the sound of the LORD God walking in the garden in the cool of the 2 Corinthians 6:1-10 I will counsel you with my eye upon you.day, and the man and his wife hid themselves from the presence of the LORD God among 6 Working together with him, then, we appeal to you not to receive the grace of God in 9 Be not like a horse or a mule, without understanding,the trees of the garden. 9 But the LORD God called to the man and said to him, “Where vain. 2 For he says, which must be curbed with bit and bridle,are you?” 10 And he said, “I heard the sound of you in the garden, and I was afraid, “In a favorable time I listened to you, or it will not stay near you.because I was naked, and I hid myself.” 11 He said, “Who told you that you were naked? and in a day of salvation I have helped you.” 10 Many are the sorrows of the wicked,Have you eaten of the tree of which I commanded you not to eat?” 12 The man said, “The Behold, now is the favorable time; behold, now is the day of salvation. 3 We put no but steadfast love surrounds the one who trusts in the LORD.woman whom you gave to be with me, she gave me fruit of the tree, and I ate.” 13 Then obstacle in anyones way, so that no fault may be found with our ministry, 4 but as 11 Be glad in the LORD, and rejoice, O righteous,the LORD God said to the woman, “What is this that you have done?” The woman said, servants of God we commend ourselves in every way: by great endurance, in afflictions, and shout for joy, all you upright in heart!“The serpent deceived me, and I ate.” hardships, calamities, 5 beatings, imprisonments, riots, labors, sleepless nights, hunger; 6 Psalm 118:1-1314 The LORD God said to the serpent, by purity, knowledge, patience, kindness, the Holy Spirit,genuine love; 7 by truthful His Steadfast Love Endures Forever“Because you have done this, speech, and the power of God; with the weapons of righteousness for the right hand and 118 Oh give thanks to the LORD, for he is good; cursed are you above all livestock for the left; 8 through honor and dishonor, through slander and praise. We are treated as for his steadfast love endures forever! and above all beasts of the field; impostors, and yet are true; 9 as unknown, and yet well known; as dying, and behold, we 2 Let Israel say,on your belly you shall go, live;as punished, and yet not killed; 10 as sorrowful, yet always rejoicing; as poor, yet “His steadfast love endures forever.” and dust you shall eat making many rich; as having nothing,yet possessing everything. 3 Let the house of Aaron say, all the days of your life. Hebrews 4:14-16 “His steadfast love endures forever.”15 I will put enmity between you and the woman, Jesus the Great High Priest 4 Let those who fear the LORD say, and between your offspring and her offspring; 14 Since then we have a great high priest who has passed through the heavens, Jesus, the “His steadfast love endures forever.”he shall bruise your head, Son of God, let us hold fast our confession. 15 For we do not have a high priest who is 5 Out of my distress I called on the LORD; and you shall bruise his heel.” unable to sympathize with our weaknesses, but one who in every respect has been the LORD answered me and set me free.16 To the woman he said, tempted as we are, yet without sin.16 Let us then with confidence draw near to the throne 6 The LORD is on my side; I will not fear.“I will surely multiply your pain in childbearing; of grace, that we may receive mercy and find grace to help in time of need. What can man do to me? in pain you shall bring forth children. Matthew 4:1-11 7 The LORD is on my side as my helper;Your desire shall be for your husband, The Temptation of Jesus I shall look in triumph on those who hate me. and he shall rule over you.” 4 Then Jesus was led up by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil. 2 8 It is better to take refuge in the LORD17 And to Adam he said, And after fasting forty days and forty nights, he was hungry. 3 And the tempter came and than to trust in man.“Because you have listened to the voice of your wife said to him, “If you are the Son of God, command these stones to become loaves of 9 It is better to take refuge in the LORD and have eaten of the tree bread.” 4 But he answered, “It is written, than to trust in princes.of which I commanded you, “„Man shall not live by bread alone, 10 All nations surrounded me; „You shall not eat of it,‟ but by every word that comes from the mouth of God.‟” in the name of the LORD I cut them off!cursed is the ground because of you; 5 Then the devil took him to the holy city and set him on the pinnacle of the temple 6 and 11 They surrounded me, surrounded me on every side; in pain you shall eat of it all the days of your life; said to him, “If you are the Son of God, throw yourself down, for it is written, in the name of the LORD I cut them off!18 thorns and thistles it shall bring forth for you; “„He will command his angels concerning you,‟ 12 They surrounded me like bees; and you shall eat the plants of the field. and they went out like a fire among thorns;19 By the sweat of your face “„On their hands they will bear you up, in the name of the LORD I cut them off! you shall eat bread, lest you strike your foot against a stone.‟” 13 I was pushed hard, so that I was falling,till you return to the ground, 7 Jesus said to him, “Again it is written, „You shall not put the Lord your God to the but the LORD helped me. for out of it you were taken; test.‟” 8 Again, the devil took him to a very high mountain and showed him all thefor you are dust, kingdoms of the world and their glory. 9 And he said to him, “All these I will give you, if and to dust you shall return.” you will fall down and worship me.” 10 Then Jesus said to him, “Be gone, Satan! For it is20 The man called his wifes name Eve, because she was the mother of all living. 21 And written,the LORD God made for Adam and for his wife garments of skins and clothed them. “„You shall worship the Lord your God1 Samuel 17:40-51 and him only shall you serve.‟”40 Then he took his staff in his hand and chose five smooth stones from the brook and put 11 Then the devil left him, and behold, angels came and were ministering to him.them in his shepherds pouch. His sling was in his hand, and he approached the Philistine. Psalm 3241 And the Philistine moved forward and came near to David,with his shield-bearer in Blessed Are the Forgivenfront of him. 42 And when the Philistine looked and saw David, he disdained him, for he A Maskil of David.was but a youth, ruddy and handsome in appearance. 43 And the Philistine said to David, 32 Blessed is the one whose transgression is forgiven,“Am I a dog, that you come to me with sticks?” And the Philistine cursed David by his whose sin is covered.