Dear Trinity family,
Here is the latest WELS daily devotion:
Oh, how I love your law! I meditate on it all day long.
What do you think when you read or hear the words of our Bible reading for today? The Psalmist said that he loved God’s Word and that he meditates on it all day long. Does that cause a twinge of guilt to arise in your heart? Does it make you think about those times when you have not loved what the Bible had to say about the way you are to live your life? Does it make you think about how little you think about what God says in his Word? The truth is, no one loves all of what the Bible says all the time, and no one thinks about God’s Word as often as they ought.
No one, that is, except Jesus. Jesus loved every single aspect of God’s Word. Jesus perfectly meditated on what God says—every single moment of every single day. And he did this, not just for his own benefit but for yours. The Bible says that Jesus gives you his perfect life as a gift even as he took all of your sins on himself when he died on the cross.
Isn’t that great!? It makes you want to thank him, doesn’t it? How can you thank him? By listening to what he says in his Word and living the way he instructs you there. And, you will discover that the more you read and listen to what he says in the Bible, the more you will fall in love with what he says. You, too, will want to meditate on it all day long.
Dear Jesus, I praise you that God has declared me holy in his sight on the basis of your perfect life for me. Free me from all that stands between me and you, so that I may meditate upon your word all day long. Amen.
Worship at Trinity
Here’s Sunday’s service: https://youtu.be/MpLpuTtvDd0
Come and worship with us! You can sign up here: https://trinitymarinette.com/events/worship-service-3/ or call Pastor or call the church office to let us know which service you prefer.
Here is this week’s bulletin: https://trinitymarinette.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/2020-08-16-Announcements-The-Eleventh-Sunday-after-Pentecost.pdf. Check it out. There is a lot coming up at Trinity!
Called Home to Heaven
Our Lord called his beloved daughter, Donna Visintin, home to himself in heaven. Pray that God would comfort her family and friends with the powerful message of the Gospel.
If you would like to support the Lord’s work at Trinity, you may contribute at trinitymarinette.com/giving/ or you can mail it to
Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church
1501 Thomas St.
Marinette, WI 54143
2020 08 16 Pentecost 11