Sermons from December 2015

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SUNDAY, DECEMBER 20, 2015: “WHO BRINGS A CHRISTMAS HEART?”

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Sunday, December 20, 2015:  4th Sunday of Advent This Advent series has been about new hearts, Christmas hearts.  But who brings these hearts to us?  Is it through the mighty, the strong, and the influential?  Or through the small, the humble, the inconsequential . . . the ordinary? Scripture Lesson:  Luke 1:39-56 Sermon:  “Who Brings […]

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2015:

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Sunday, December 13, 2015:  3rd Sunday of Advent What’s a Christmas heart look like?  Would you know one if you saw one?  With some help from the Grinch, John the Baptizer and the apostle Paul help us to flesh out the portrait of the new hearts, the God-given hearts. Scripture Lesson:  Luke 3:7-8; Philippians 4:4-7 […]

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2015: “PAVING THE WAY”

Sunday, December 6, 2015:  2nd Sunday of Advent There are two seasons in the Christmas year that are focused on preparation:  Advent and Lent.  This week, we focus on God’s preparations for the arrival of his Son and the preparer-in-chief, John the Baptist. Scripture Lesson:  Luke 1:8-17; 3:1-6 Sermon:  “Paving the Way”