Sermons from December 2017

Are you a pink candle?

We talk about the commands to rejoice, to pray, and to give thanks – and how those are impossible for us without Christ. Sermon Scripture: 1 Thessalonians 5:16–24 [16] Rejoice always, [17] pray without ceasing, [18] give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you. [19] Do not…

Do you need to repent?

We talked about Advent and what it means for us to repent, in addition to confessing our sins and believing in God’s forgiveness. Sermon Scripture: Isaiah 40:1–11  Comfort for God’s People [1] Comfort, comfort my people, says your God. [2] Speak tenderly to Jerusalem, and cry to her that her warfare is ended, that her…

Would you swap bodies?

We start off the season of Advent and a new Annual Focus year (“We are the Body”) with a talk about what it means for us to “swap bodies” with Jesus and become the Body of Christ, the Church. Sermon Text: Isaiah 64:1–9  [1] Oh that you would rend the heavens and come down, that…