Sermon / Guest Preacher Rev. Daryl Solie / March 22th 2017 - / Luke 2:51, 4th Commandment, Wednesday Midweek Lenten Service
(The focus for our Wednesday evening Services, and for Holy Week and Easter, will be the 10 Commandments. Local pastors were provided with a sermon corresponding to their assigned commandment, the sermons are from a sermon series, written by Rev. Brent Kuhlman for Concordia Pulpit Resources, which our Circuit selected for us to use in our Lenten Services. Pastors were encouraged to use as much or as little as they liked from the Pr. Kuhlman’s sermon series)
Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Guest Preacher Rev. Daryl Solie / Wednesday March 22th 2017: Lent / Luke 2:41-52 "Honouring Parents and Other Authorities"
Now [Jesus’] parents went to Jerusalem every year at the Feast of the Passover. And when He was twelve years old, they went up according to custom. And when the feast was ended, as they were returning, the boy Jesus stayed behind in Jerusalem. His parents did not know it, but supposing Him to be in the group they went a day's journey, but then they began to search for Him among their relatives and acquaintances, and when they did not find Him, they returned to Jerusalem, searching for Him. After three days they found Him in the temple, sitting among the teachers, listening to them and asking them questions. And all who heard Him were amazed at His understanding and His answers. And when His parents saw Him, they were astonished. And His mother said to Him, “Son, why have You treated us so? Behold, Your father and I have been searching for You in great distress.” And He said to them, “Why were you looking for Me? Did you not know that I must be in My Father's house?” And they did not understand the saying that He spoke to them. And He went down with them and came to Nazareth and was submissive to them. And His mother treasured up all these things in her heart.
And Jesus increased in wisdom and in stature and in favor with God and man. (Luke 2:41-52)
Rev. Daryl Solie is pastor of Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in Regina Saskatchewan Canada.