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Scripture Lessons

Deuteronomy 18:15-20 (I will raise up a prophet, put my words in his mouth;

listen to him alone)

Psalm 111 (God is faithful and just; praise him for his righteous deeds)

1 Corinthians 8:1-13 (Caring for brethren with weak consciences;

eating food offered to idols)

Mark 1:21-28 (Jesus drives out a demon in Capernaum on Sabbath)

Opening hymn: LBW #393, Rise, Shine, You People! (LSB #825, ELW #665)


Hymn of the Day: LSB #541, “Away From Us!” The Demon Cried (Don’t

panic; it’s same tune as “In Christ There Is No East or West)

OR LBW #493, Hope of the World, Thou Christ of Great Compassion

(Do NOT panic if you think the congregation will struggle. You can sing this to hymn #84, “Brightest and Best of the Stars of the Morning,” a perfectly fine Epiphany hymn tune to boot!)

OR ELW #581, You are Mine (It’s easier than it looks, honest!)

Communion Hymn #1: LBW #364, Son of God, Eternal Savior

(LSB #842, ELW #655)

Communion Hymn #2: LBW #514, O Savior, Precious Savior (LSB #527, ELW #820)

Closing Hymn: LBW #537, O Jesus, King Most Wonderful (LSB #554)

OR ELW #862, Praise, Praise! You Are My Rock

(a sprightly Herb Brokering hymn)