Sermon My Eyes Have Seen Thy Salvation

My Eyes Have Seen Thy Salvation

Every week, we sing the Nunc Dimittis (see text in bold below) after we complete the Lord’s Supper. It’s also known as the Song of Simeon or Simeon’s Blessing and is a thoughtful, inspired piece. Today’s sermon explores the Nunc Dimittis in detail and is based the chapter it is found, Luke 2: 22¬†And when …

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Sermon Christmas Day

Christmas Day

Behold His Glory Christmas is the celebration of Christ’s birth. But unlike the rest of us, this isn’t when he was created. Christmas marks Christ becoming true man but he already is/was true God. Today’s sermon text is from the first chapter of John and it’s a beautiful explanation of Christ being both true God …

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Sermon Christmas Eve

Christmas Eve

His name is Jesus, for He saves His people from their sins. Merry Christmas!What a blessed time of year. While we honor family and cultural traditions at home, we most importantly get to celebrate the gift of Jesus. The gift of Jesus is truly His forgiveness. As we’ve learned before, our English translation is a …

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Sermon His Throne Shall Be Established Forever

His Throne Shall Be Established Forever

Even as Christians, we like being the heroes of our own stories. We want to judge the evil, slay the wicked, and establish a kingdom that will last forever. We are promised a kingdom that will last forever, but we are never told that we get to build it. We have been given a great …

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Sermon The Promise, the Pedagogue and the Fullness of Time

The Promise, the Pedagogue and the Fullness of Time

Advent is a wonderful practice of patience and preparation. A time to reflect on His Word and ready our hearts. We have spent these first three weeks of December meditating on these concepts – the promise of a Savior, the pedagogue in the form of the Law and then, in the fullness of time, the …

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Sermon Christ Brings Good News

Christ Brings Good News

“When Christ appears, he will bring good news to the poor.” This sign was given to us by Isaiah so that we would know what to expect from the promised Savior. But the Pharisees, and many others, had other ideas of the Savior. They were awaiting an earthly ruler to arrive with appropriate pomp and …

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Sermon Until the fullness of time

Until the fullness of time

The Bible is a book full of inheritance. We can see this in the way we divide the books: An Old Testament and a New Testament. Through Adam we inherit a curse, but through Abraham we inherit a promise of a redeemer. So, where does the law fit into these inheritances? The law was given …

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Sermon Comfort ye, my people

Comfort ye, my people

We often think of comfort as a mother’s hug, an encouraging note from a friend or snuggling with a blanket. They are all comforting acts, things that make us feel safe and loved. Now think of God comforting His children. He did so in Isaiah 40 and they are beautiful words (read vs. 1 &2 …

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Sermon Promises

Promises

The Bible is full of promises for us, starting in Genesis and all the way through Revelation. The biggest one is to reunite us with God through Christ. So as we start forth on this new Church Year, the beginning of Advent and look forward to Christmas, we can set our hearts on His promises …

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