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Advent Sermon Series

Martin Luther called the Old Testament “the manger in which Christ lies.” Hundreds of years before the birth of Jesus, the prophets foretold of the day when a Messiah would come. Malachi spoke of the messenger who would prepare His way. Micah spoke of the town of Bethlehem as the place of His nativity. Hosea […]

Advent Sermon Series

“The Word became flesh and dwelt among us. We observed his glory, the glory as the one and only Son from the Father, full of grace and truth” (John 1:14). Nowhere else can one read such surprising words! At Christmas, we celebrate the incarnation of the Son of God – Jesus, the One who has […]

Advent Reflection – Week 4

Advent Reflection – Week 4 “I am the Lord’s servant,” Mary answered. “May your word to me be fulfilled.” (Luke 1:38)  In this last week of Advent, as we prepare to celebrate Christmas, there is much that we can learn from Mary concerning faith. The angel Gabriel visited Mary and gave her the unexpected news […]

Advent Reflection – Week 3

Advent Reflection – Week 3 Because of our God’s merciful compassion, the Dawn from on high will visit us  to shine on those who live in darkness and the shadow of death, to guide our feet into the way of peace. (Luke 1:78-79) Advent is not merely a season of waiting, but one of joyful waiting.  In the first chapter […]