Text: Luke 2:1-7; John 3:16 “God loves you.” How often have you heard that statement? Whether you believe it or not, chances are you’ve heard this sentiment more often than you can count. In this sermon, we take a look at two very familiar Bible passages (even if you’ve never been to church) to see… Continue reading Rescue Songs – The Love that Compels Christmas
Text: Psalms 98; Luke 2:8-21 One of the best-known Christmas songs is Joy to the World! But have you ever stopped to listen…really listen…to the lyrics? How is joy described in the song? Where is the author telling us to look? What does joy–full-bodied, explosive joy–even look like? Is it possible for people like us,… Continue reading Rescue Songs – Joy to the World!
Text: Isaiah 9:1-7: Luke 2:8-14 How many times have heard people wish for world peace? The hunger for a world unstained by the ravages of war and bursting with human flourishing is universal. But is such a desire just a pipe dream? If you limit your perspective to what you see in the news, you’d… Continue reading Rescue Songs – Peace on Earth
Text: Matthew 1:18-25; Hebrews 11:1 We are hope-driven creatures. We all hang our prospects for success, for joy, for peace, upon something or someone. According to Scripture, there is only one place–one Person–to look for a hope that won’t let us down. Join us as we begin our Advent series, Rescue Songs, where we allow… Continue reading Rescue Songs – An Unshakable Hope