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Christmas Day sermon from Luke 2.
Peace and Goodwill
We light the Shepherds candle and celebration joy on the third week of Advent. We light the angels candle on the fourth Sunday in Advent and the theme is peace. “Peace on earth, goodwill toward men” was their proclamation.
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Share the Joy
When the shepherds received good news of great joy, their immediate response was to share that with others. The shepherds are the pattern for what we need to do.
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Peace on Earth
You can have peace in a world that does not know peace. We can live in God’s peace on the earth now and in the coming Kingdom. The shepherds in Luke 2 exemplify hearing and responding to the Gospel.
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Introduction to 1st Peter
We have two letters written by Peter in the New Testament. They are both short but packed with good stuff. This introduction alone will almost make a Baptist shout.
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Peace: Week 4 of Advent
The angels declared “Peace on Earth, goodwill toward men.” Is the world at peace? Of course not, but don’t let that stop you from finding peace. We have peace with God and can be at peace in the world that … Continue reading
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Joy: Week 3 of Advent
We light the pink candle, the only brightly colored candle on the advent wreath, and celebrate the message of joy the angles brought to shepherds in the field. Joy to the world, the Lord is come!
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Faith: Week 2 of Advent
We light the Bethlehem candle to honor the faith of Mary and Joseph. They made the difficult journey to Bethlehem perhaps not understanding but walking in faith.
“Peace on earth, goodwill toward men.” Even when the world is in turmoil we can have peace and be at peace. For the believer he himself is our peace (Ephesians 2:13). He will someday make all things new but on the … Continue reading
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Advent traditions vary but if you have three purple candles and one that is pink, that brightly colored candle is lit on the third Sunday of Advent. The angels brought good tidings of great joy to a small group of … Continue reading