Sermons from December 2016

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The Gift To Simeon


Luke 2:21-35 Most of us can remember a few gifts that we’ve received over the years that are more memorable than others. Simeon, a man we know nothing about outside of this passage, received such a gift after the birth of Jesus. 

The Hymn of the Angels


Luke 2:1-20 Angels we have heard on high, sweetly singing o’er the plains. They weren’t sweetly singing, nor were the shepherds on the plain. In fact, they weren’t singing! But the message of the angels, familiar but misunderstood by many (did you know it’s NOT “good will to men?”), is an incredible proclamation about the […]

God Remembers


Luke 1:57-80  God’s timing is not our timing. But God’s timing is perfect! About 2,000 years had passed since God made His promises to Abraham. About 400 years had passed since the last known prophet from God spoke. No written record exists of any such prophecy and the Scriptures certainly contain nothing after the book […]

The Best Gift Ever


Luke 1:39-56  What do we do when we receive as a gift something significant? We thank the person, sometimes lavishly. and we often tell others. Over 2,000 years ago, the world received the best gift ever. And some of those who were the first recipients of this gift and eye-witnesses of this gift thanked God […]