Andrew Fuller • Sermon • • 159 views • 9:28
Advent 2C: Uses RCL lectionary texts. Connects Isaiah/Malachi/John the Baptist "preparing the way" and "making the paths straight" with the second coming (Advent) of Christ and the mission of the Church. Meant as a 10-minute Eucharistic sermon.
Paul Hawkins • Sermon • • 16 views
Malachi 7. Malachi was the messenger of יהוה, “My messenger” is what his name means [P] – and he had a heavy message from יהוה to deliver to His people. In fact this was the last message from יהוה to His people before He was silent for some 400 years! This is His final word to them! The message was heavy,…
Michael Stark • Sermon • • 3 views
A voice cries: ―In the wilderness prepare the way of the LORD; make straight in the desert a highway for our God. Every valley shall be lifted up, and every mountain and hill be made low; the uneven ground shall become level, and the rough places a plain. And the glory of the LORD shall be revealed,…
“Behold, I send my messenger and he will prepare my way before me” ( Mal 3:1 ). These words contain a wonderful gift and promise of God. We know that Advent is supposed to be a time of preparation and repentance. When a king came to visit a small town, the people would spend weeks preparing for his arrival.…
Rev. Delwyn and Sis. Lenita Campbell • Sermon • • 0 views
Preaching has been described this way: “A mild-mannered man standing up before mild-mannered people and exhorting them to be more mild mannered.” The true function of preaching is to disturb the comfortable and to comfort the disturbed. Lord God, bless Your Word wherever it is proclaimed. Make it a Word…
Rob Bruce • Sermon • • 0 views
Scripture See, I am sending my messenger to prepare the way before me, and the Lord whom you seek will suddenly come to his temple. The messenger of the covenant in whom you delight—indeed, he is coming, says the Lord of hosts. But who can endure the day of his coming, and who can stand when he appears?…
The Stories of Christmas
Bill Sizemore • Sermon • • 0 views
The Christmas story is not only about the birth of Christ but also of those born in the Spirit. When we understand that the Christmas story is not over, we find ourselves very much a part of that story. We, like John, have been indwelt with the Spirit of God and we too have the job of preparing the ways of the Lord in anticipation of his soon return.