Contributed on Dec 6, 2012
As Isaiah reminds Ahaz to believe in God’s security we are also reminded by the Christmas season to trust in the Immanuel.
Introduction Around the year 720BC, God’s chosen nation was already a divided nation: there was the Northern Kingdom, called Israel ruled by a king named Pekah; and there was the Southern Kingdom, now called Judah, ruled by an able but misdirected leader named Ahaz. There were small tribal ...read more
Contributed on Dec 20, 2012
A sermon on how the world receives glad tidings on the coming of the Savior.
Introduction People like to hear dramatic stories. Dramas are plots made successful by contrasts: Romeo & Juliet, Twilight, Angry Birds, Maya & Sir Chief [a famous noontime Filipino sitcom]. We related to these stories because deep in contrasts there is a need for us to see victory to occur -- ...read more