“The Radiance of God’s Glory” December 24, 2023

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“The Radiance of God’s Glory” Luke 1:46-56 Romans 16:25-27 John 1:1-5 Hebrews 1:1-4   I’d like to begin with what is perhaps the most well known  prophecy of the Messiah’s coming unto this world. From the 9th chapter of Isaiah, and broadened out a bit for context, we read: Isaiah 9:2-6    ESV 2  The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light; those who dwelt in a land of deep darkness, on them has light shone. 4 For the yoke of his burden, and the staff for...

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“Beauty For Ashes” December 17, 2023

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“Beauty For Ashes” Isaiah 61:1-4, 8-11/ Psalm 126 Luke 1:39-56     / John 1:6-28, 19-28                                                                     “ For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Almighty God, the Everlasting Father, the Prince of Peace.”  To me, these words from the 9th chapter of Isaiah  almost serve as a Clarion call to what is to be and to what we can...

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{Comfort Ye My People” December 10, 2023

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{Comfort Ye My People” Isaiah 40:1-11 Psalm 85[:1-2, 8-13 2 Peter 3:8-15 Mark 1:1-8 Undoubtedly, at this time of year we are going to hear portions of the masterpiece by George Frederick Handel called The Messiah. Now, The Messiah is classified as an oratorio, which can be defined as a large-scale musical work for orchestra and voices, typically a narrative on a religious theme. Which pretty much sums it up. If you’ve ever taking the time to listen and to study this...

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“Dear Desire of  Every Nation, Joy of Every longing Heart” Dec. 3,2023

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:Dear Desire of  Every Nation, Joy of Every longing Heart” Jeremiah 33:14-16/ Psalm 25:1-10 Thessalonians 3:9-13 Luke 21:25-36/ Mark 13:24-37) You know, Jesus didn’t preach or prophecy an apocalyptic message very often.   His emphasis has always been upon love and compassion and basically, how we treat each other. I will refer you to the book by a guy named Rob Bell titled “If God is love, Then Don’t Be a Jerk.” It’s common knowledge that Jesus spent...

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