Sermons from December 2017

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Christmas Gifts


Luke 2:8-15 Into the world, on a nondescript night, in a small town grown weary with oppression and centuries of unfulfilled prophetic expectation, in an obscure shelter no one would have thought to look for him, in the care of poor, nonresident parents, came God the Son.

The Light of Advent


John 1:1-14 Two thousand years ago when God shined His light into the world to deal with the darkness, after that we are still waiting for Him to put a total end to the darkness—and that will come at the next Advent when Jesus returns. And we know that the Gospel is the deepest solution […]

Advent 2017: Finding Hope


Matthew 1:18-25 “Waiting is part of life. Waiting is our destiny. As creatures who cannot by themselves bring about what they long for, we wait in darkness for a flame we cannot light. We wait in fear for a happy ending we cannot right. We wait for a ‘not yet’ that feels like a ‘not […]