Contributed on Dec 31, 2005
This sermon seeks to show how God answers prayer.
Scripture Today is January 1, 2006, the first day of the New Year. It is also the first day of our annual Week of Prayer. Therefore it seems appropriate to preach a message on the subject of prayer. All Christians pray. Some pray frequently; others pray infrequently. However, all Christians ...read more
Contributed on Dec 29, 2006
As we examine Acts 2:42-47, we notice that we exist for five purposes.
Scripture The Romans celebrated January 1st as a general holiday. Sacrifices were made to the two-faced god, Janus, who was able to look both ways at once. Janus symbolized change and transition, such as the progression of the past to the future. January 1st was a holiday on which gifts and ...read more
Contributed on Jan 2, 2010
The Gospel of John states that God has sent the Word to us in Jesus. In him is the originator of good news about what life can be when we receive it in on his terms.
Scripture The Advent and Christmas season focus on the coming and birth of Jesus Christ. We read and sing about the baby Jesus, angels, shepherds, infancy stories, and wise men. It is all marvelous stuff, but what does it really mean? Today’s Scripture text for the sermon explains it. John ...read more