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Jesus never works alone. From before his birth, through his earthly ministry, the establishment of the New Testament church and beyond Jesus has always been a real team player.
Christmas is more than the celebration of a baby’s birth. The Son of God became like us so that we could become the children of God. The long road to the cross at Calvary begins in Bethlehem.
Bethlehem Faith is today’s sermon as we mark the 2nd Sunday of Advent. Click the play button below or the three dots at right to download the audio file. Two notes: 1) Last week I may have said that Elizabeth … Continue reading
On the Second Sunday of Advent we light the Bethlehem Candle and think about the kind of faith Mary and Joseph had to follow God despite their circumstances.
Perhaps an unusual text for Mother’s Day but we will do the same thing we do every week, and that’s read God’s Word and let it speak to us. Elizabeth and Mary are two characters that play a pivotal role … Continue reading
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.
Lighting the Bethlehem Candle reminds us of the faith of Joseph and Mary. Joseph did as the angel commanded. Mary declared herself to be the servant of the Lord and added “let it be as you have said.” We don’t … Continue reading
On Christmas Day I had the rare opportunity to light the center Christ candle in our Advent wreath. We don’t normally have a Christmas Eve service and this was the first time Christmas came on Sunday during my pastorate at … Continue reading