The Spirit Anointed Christ for Mercy is a eight-part Lenten sermon and service series available from LCMS World Relief and Human Care. Written by Rev. Bernie Seter, chairman of the LCMS Board for International Mission, the series is based on Luke 4:18-19 and examines the church’s corporate life of mercy.

The Spirit Anointed Christ for Mercy (Ash Wednesday)
The Spirit Anointed Christ … to Preach Good News to the poor
The Spirit Anointed Christ … to Heal the Broken Hearted
The Spirit Anointed Christ … to Preach Deliverance to Captives
The Spirit Anointed Christ … to Recover Sight of the Blind
The Spirit Anointed Christ … to Free the Bruised
The Spirit Anointed Christ for Mercy (Maundy Thursday)
The Spirit Anointed Christ … to Proclaim the Jubilee (Good Friday)


Sanctity of Life

“For You Before the World was Made” — Text: John 1:43-51, Contributed by Rev. Matthew Harrison, President, Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod
“In the Beginning, God Created” — Text: St. John 2:1-11, Contributed by Rev. Christopher S. Esget
“A God Who Calls” — Text: Isaiah 49:1-7 / 1 Corinthians 1:1-9 / John 1:29-42a, Contributed by Rev. William Weedon, Pastor, St. Paul Lutheran Church, Hamel, Illinois.
“Sympathy is More Than a Feeling” — Text: 1 Corinthians 12:12-21, 26-27, Contributed by Dr. Albert B. Collver, Director of Church Relations—Assistant to the President.
“God and Sinners Reconciled” — Text: Mark 1:14-20, Contributed by Rev. John Fale, Director, Chaplaincy, Pastoral Counseling and Clinical Education.
“God Gave Himself” — Text: Luke 15:10, Contributed by Rev. Dr. Dean O. Wenthe, President, Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, Indiana.
“And the Word Became Flesh” — Text: Matt. 4:12-23, Is. 9:1-4, Contributed by Rev. Peter Cage, Pastor, Grace Lutheran Church, Muncie, Indiana.
“That They May Know You” — Text: St. John 17:3

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