Immanuel Lutheran High School, College, and Seminary
Eau Claire, WI

2018-09-27 ILC Chapel — Why You?

Why You?


Date : 2018-09-27
Speaker : Retired Professor John Pfeiffer
John 1:12-13
As many as received Him, to them He gave the right to become children of God, to those who believe in His name: 13 who were born, not of blood, nor of the will of the flesh, nor of the will of man, but of God.

Hymn: TLH 37, st. 1-2: Lord, ’tis not that I did Choose Thee Organ Audio

1. Lord, ’tis not that I did choose Thee; 
That, I know, could never be; 
For this heart would still refuse Thee 
Had Thy grace not chosen me. 
Thou hast from the sin that stained me 
Washed and cleansed and set me free 
And unto this end ordained me, 
That I ever live to Thee. 

2. ‘Twas Thy grace in Christ that called me, 
Taught my darkened heart and mind; 
Else the world had yet enthralled me, 
To Thy heavenly glories blind. 
Now my heart owns none above Thee; 
For Thy grace alone I thirst, 
Knowing well that, if I love Thee, 
Thou, O Lord, didst love me first. 

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