Simeon: A Godly Model of Our Epiphany Faith

Arise and shine for you Light has come. Isaiah 60:1

The Sermon: Luke 2: 25 – 35 25 And behold, there was a man in Jerusalem whose name was Simeon, and this man was just and devout, waiting for the Consolation of Israel, and the Holy Spirit was upon him. 26 And it had been revealed to him by the Holy Spirit that he would not see death before he had seen the Lord’s Christ. 27 So he came by the Spirit into the temple. And when the parents brought in the Child Jesus, to do for Him according to the custom of the law, 28 he took Him up in his arms and blessed God and said: 29 “Lord, now You are letting Your servant depart in peace, According to Your word; 30 For my eyes have seen Your salvation 31 Which You have prepared before the face of all peoples, 32 A light to bring revelation to the Gentiles, And the glory of Your people Read More …

The Great Christmas Gift Exchange

2 Corinthians 8:9"For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ that, though He was rich, yet for our sakes he became poor, so that we through His poverty might be rich."

The Sermon: 2 Corinthians 8 : 9 “For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ that, though He was rich, yet for our sakes he became poor, so that we through His poverty might be rich.” The Great Christmas Gift Exchange Listen to the sermon: Listen to the service: Permission to Podcast the music in this service obtained from OneLicense.net. Christmas Day Service Monday, December 25, 2017 (9:00 a.m.) Opening Hymn – “Awake, My Heart, With Gladness” The Invocation P: On this Christmas Day, it is good and right for us to come before God’s throne of grace in Christ Jesus and confess our many sins and our great need for Christmas. The command of our Lord is that His people be comforted with the message of forgiveness in the Christ. Through the prophet Isaiah, the Lord says Read More …

Pray for a Spiritually Repentant and Productive Year of Grace

Come, Thou Fount Of Ev'ry Blessing

The Sermon: Luke 13: 6-9 6 He also spoke this parable: “A certain man had a fig tree planted in his vineyard, and he came seeking fruit on it and found none. 7 Then he said to the keeper of his vineyard, ‘Look, for three years I have come seeking fruit on this fig tree and find none. Cut it down; why does it use up the ground?’ 8 But he answered and said to him, ‘Sir, let it alone this year also, until I dig around it and fertilize it. 9 And if it bears fruit, well. But if not, after that you can cut it down.’” Pray for a Spiritually Repentant and Productive Year of Grace Listen to the sermon:   Second Sunday After Epiphany   Sunday, January 15, 2017 (9:00 a.m.) Song by Choir – “A Joyful Read More …

Excel in the Grace of Christian Giving

The Sermon: 2 Corinthians 8: 1 – 9 1 And now, brothers, we want you to know about the grace that God has given the Macedonian churches.  2 Out of the most severe trial, their overflowing joy and their extreme poverty welled up in rich generosity.  3 For I testify that they gave as much as they were able, and even beyond their ability. Entirely on their own, 4 they urgently pleaded with us for the privilege of sharing in this service to the saints.  5 And they did not do as we expected, but they gave themselves first to the Lord and then to us in keeping with God’s will. 6 So we urged Titus, since he had earlier made a beginning, to bring also to completion this act of grace on your part. 7 But just as you Read More …