Contributed by William Mouser on Dec 28, 2005
Fourth Sunday in Advent, this sermon sketches the Christmas solution to an ancient OT mystery: How God’s promise of an everlasting throne to David is kept after God also punishes David’s line with virtual childlessness.
The Mystery of the Childless King
Psalm 132, 2 Samuel 7:4,8-16, Romans 16:25-27, Luke 1:26-38
Do you like murder mysteries? Do you like detective stories? I know that I do. And, evidently, so do a great many other people. Mysteries – whether they are about murders, or bank robberies, or