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Good News of a Great Joy, Part 2

At Christmas we think about all sorts of things, family coming together, what gifts to buy, the big meal you are going to prepare, even the pageantry of Christmas.  The focus of the Christmas is the Lord Jesus. All through scripture it talks of the birth of Jesus, of him being born of a woman.  Scripture focuses on the fact that Jesus came into this world by the way of...

Good News of a Great Joy

Scripture says that when the fullness of time had come – God sent his son to be born of a woman.  God overshadowed Mary, she was the favored one. In Luke it begins when suddenly appeared a heavenly light, the radiance of the Lord’s glory surrounded them.  It has transformed lives ever since.  We have good news, good news of a great joy. God announces to us a personal message. ...
Sermon series: A King's story

Facing Impossible Situations

Have you ever said to yourself, “I just don’t know how I am going to get through this?” – or – “I just don’t know what to do anymore.” We think some situations are just impossible, but Jesus said that what is impossible with man is possible with God. Impossible means “without power.”  We lack what we need to carry us through difficult situations.  Humanly speaking we can’t change things,...
Sermon series: A King's story

No Turning Back

Elijah began the ministry.  Now Elisha will complete it and God calls him in a very unusual way.  God often uses unusual circumstances to call to ministry, look at Moses and the burning bush, or Joseph being sold into slavery, and look how he changed Paul and got him to where he needed to be. We are all called to service, sometimes alone, perhaps in pairs or groups.  However he...

The King

The most important life ever lived was that of Jesus Christ, and the most important part of his life was the momentous week that brought the purpose of his coming to earth to it's conclusion. This week, known as the Passion Week, began with Jesus entering the city of Jerusalem on what we now call Palm Sunday. He entered the city as The King of Jerusalem.