Contributed by Kevin Barron on Dec 31, 2016
Preached as a challenge for a covenant renewal service.
JANUARY 1, 2017
FIRST SUNDAY OF CHRISTMAS, YEAR A
COVENANT RENEWAL SUNDAY
FARM HILL UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, HARRISBURG, AR
INTRO. Four times in these short verses, the word “new” is used. The whole language of the passage is of newness, of change, of leaving