Amana Church Society

 

The Community of True Inspiration
I rejoiced with those who said to me, "Let us go to the house of the Lord."
            Psalm 122:1




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Sunday School Information

We meet every Sunday morning at 8:30 am in the Amana Church. This year we have a centers-based program. Children 3-15 are invited to attend. Parents are invited to Adult Bible Study during Sunday School. Our Sunday School is open to everyone. As Jesus said "Let the little children come to me".

Middle Amana Church
Regular Services
May 22, 2016
Elder Tony Berger


Testimony

Ursula Mayer, March 16, 1715

Scripture             
2 Corinthians 3: 1-6
Psalm 51: 10-17

Hymns
   8:30 Service
Seite 588, No. 592, Komm, ach komm, Du Geist des Herren, v. 1-4
     Seite 588,  No. 592, Komm, ach komm, Du Geist des Herren, v. 5-8


   10:00 Service
        No. 156, Blessed Jesus, at They Word
        No. 245,
When Sinners See



2 Corinthians 3:1-6

3 Are we beginning to commend ourselves again? Or do we need, like some people, letters of recommendation to you or from you? 2 You yourselves are our letter, written on our hearts, known and read by everyone. You show that you are a letter from Christ, the result of our ministry, written not with ink but with the Spirit of the living God,not on tablets of stone but on tablets of human hearts.

Such confidence we have through Christ before God. Not that we are competent in ourselves to claim anything for ourselves, but our competence comes from God. He has made us competent as ministers of a new covenant—not of the letter but of the Spirit; for the letter kills, but the Spirit gives life.

Psalm 51:10-17

10 Create in me a pure heart, O God,
    and renew a steadfast spirit within me.
11 Do not cast me from your presence
    or take your Holy Spirit from me.
12 Restore to me the joy of your salvation
    and grant me a willing spirit, to sustain me.

13 Then I will teach transgressors your ways,
    so that sinners will turn back to you.
14 Deliver me from the guilt of bloodshed, O God,
    you who are God my Savior,
    and my tongue will sing of your righteousness.
15 Open my lips, Lord,
    and my mouth will declare your praise.
16 You do not delight in sacrifice, or I would bring it;

    you do not take pleasure in burnt offerings.
17 My sacrifice, O God, is[a] a broken spirit;
    a broken and contrite heart
    you, God, will not despise.