Text: Luke 11:1-4 Almost everyone has prayed at one time or another. But for most of us, the whole subject is somewhat baffling: Why pray? Does it really do anything? Who should I pray to? In this sermon, we briefly discuss what prayer is (in general terms) and then answer the all-important question of who [...]
Text: Luke 2:22-35 The story of Christmas is the story of expectancy. The expectation that God would one day rescue his people. The expectation that he’ll one day make all the sad things come untrue. Simeon, too, was filled with expectancy. He had been promised that one day, he’s see the Messiah face-to-face. Little did [...]
Text: Luke 2:8-14 If you’ve ever seen a Christmas card--or watched A Charlie Brown Christmas--chances are you’re familiar with the song the angels sang announcing the birth of the Messiah to an audience of shepherds. Listen along and find out more about just how good the message was the angels delivered that night so long [...]
Luke 1:57-79 In this sermon, we learn about the song Zechariah--John the Baptist’s dad--sang after the birth of his boy. A song, surprisingly, not about his son! What could make a new dad shift focus to something other than the birth of his own child? Even bigger news.
Text: Luke 9:23-25; Hebrews 12:1-3 Is being a Christian just about “dating Jesus”? You know, obeying him when it’s convenient, trusting him when it feels good, nodding his direction when we need a religious fix? Or is there something more? According to Scripture being a Christian is about trusting and obeying Jesus with our entire [...]