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Mary, the mother of Jesus Christ, provides Christians with an example of obedience to God and trust in Christ. She shared in the sufferings of her son, and took her place alongside the other disciples.
I Will Build My Church: Luke & Acts Series
This season of the year draws out those newspapers and magazine articles that attack, question and lament the issue of the virgin birth... One writer for the New York Times put the lament plainly: “The faith in the Virgin Birth reflects the way American Christianity is becoming less intellectual and…
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Jesus Christ was born to a poor unmarried Jewish couple in the village of Bethlehem. As Son of God, he was conceived by the Holy Spirit in the womb of his mother Mary.
2 “But you, Bethlehem Ephrathah, Though you are little among the thousands of Judah, Yet out of you shall come forth to Me The One to be Ruler in Israel, Whose goings forth are from of old, From everlasting.” 17 “Do not think that I came to destroy the Law or the Prophets. I did not come to destroy but…
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Isaiah 9:6 "For a child will be born to us, a son will be given to us; And the government will rest on His shoulders; And His name will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Eternal Father, Prince of Peace." (NASB) Over the past few years, we've lit the Advent candle in keeping with traditions established…
The Gospel of Luke
A Birth Announcement like No Other - Luke 1:5-38 INTRO: “We’re having a baby!” … These are the ecstatic words of the elated young couple expecting their first child… or of the sweet little child announcing in super cute fashion that she is about to get another sibling! Yay! … I’ve heard similar words…
A FearLESS Christmas
Message given Christmas Eve concerning God overcoming our inadequacy and not feeling as if we are good enough. Merry Christmas!
Pastor Luke began advent by preaching from Luke 1:26-38, where the main idea was, "At Christmas we hope in the Savior who came and is coming." He said that because of the Hope of a Savior: Mary’s hope was in God’s promises (verses 26-30) and an astonishing announcement led to a risky response (verses 31-38). The angel’s astonishing announcement was that you will have God’s Son! Mary’s risky response was to do to me want God wants! Her risky response of submission showed hope in God’s plan.
The Birth of Jesus
I. The Telling of the Child’s Coming Israel was under the reign of Herod, King of Judea. He was also known as Herod the Great. He ruled Palestine through the influence of the Caesar Augustus, Roman Emperor. He ruled under the Romans from 41 BC to 4 BC. It was during his reign that our story takes place…