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Sermons on Advent

Advent Wreath

God is With Us

Matthew 1: 18–25 Joseph Accepts Jesus as His Son 18 This is how the birth of Jesus the Messiah came about[a]: His mother Mary was pledged to be married to Joseph, but before they came together, she was found to be pregnant through the Holy Spirit. 19 Because Joseph her husband was faithful to the law, and yet[b] did…

Advent Wreath

Prepare

Matthew 3: 1–12 John the Baptist Prepares the Way 3 In those days John the Baptist came, preaching in the wilderness of Judea 2 and saying, “Repent, for the kingdom of heaven has come near.” 3 This is he who was spoken of through the prophet Isaiah: “A voice of one calling in the wilderness, ‘Prepare the way for the Lord,     make…

Advent Wreath

Ready or Not

Matthew 24: 36–44 The Day and Hour Unknown 36 “But about that day or hour no one knows, not even the angels in heaven, nor the Son,[a] but only the Father. 37 As it was in the days of Noah, so it will be at the coming of the Son of Man. 38 For in the days before the flood, people were…

Luke Christmas

Let it Be!

Luke 1: 26-45 The Birth of Jesus Foretold 26 In the sixth month of Elizabeth’s pregnancy, God sent the angel Gabriel to Nazareth, a town in Galilee, 27 to a virgin pledged to be married to a man named Joseph, a descendant of David. The virgin’s name was Mary. 28 The angel went to her and said, “Greetings, you who are highly favored!…

Luke - Prepare the Way of the Lord

Prepare!

John the Baptist Prepares the Way 3 In the fifteenth year of the reign of Tiberius Caesar—when Pontius Pilate was governor of Judea, Herod tetrarch of Galilee, his brother Philip tetrarch of Iturea and Traconitis, and Lysanias tetrarch of Abilene— 2 during the high-priesthood of Annas and Caiaphas, the word of God came to John…

Jesus is Coming

Jesus is Coming

Luke 21: 25-36 25 “There will be signs in the sun, moon and stars. On the earth, nations will be in anguish and perplexity at the roaring and tossing of the sea.26 People will faint from terror, apprehensive of what is coming on the world, for the heavenly bodies will be shaken. 27 At that time they will see…

Wise-Men

Searching for God

Searching for God  [Read Matthew 2:1-12 NIV] 1 After Jesus was born in Bethlehem in Judea, during the time of King Herod, Magi from the east came to Jerusalem 2 and asked, “Where is the one who has been born king of the Jews? We saw his star when it rose and have come to…

A Special Christmas

Lessons & Carols

PRELUDE Sussex Carol Rawsthorne INTROIT Once in Royal David’s City IRBY *GREETING *OPENING HYMN No. 224 Good Christian Friends, Rejoice IN DULCI JUBILO THE BIDDING PRAYER THE LORD’S PRAYER BLESSING ANTHEM Caroling, Caroling Burt FIRST LESSON Isaiah 9: 2, 6-7 CAROL No. 246 Joy to the World ANTIOCH SECOND LESSON Micah 5: 2-5a CAROL No.…

A Special Christmas

Christmas Eve

Matthew 1:18 18 Now the birth of Jesus Christ was on this wise: When as his mother Mary was espoused to Joseph, before they came together, she was found with child of the Holy Ghost. Luke 2: 7 7 And she brought forth her firstborn son, and wrapped him in swaddling clothes, and laid him in…

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