Season Advent

God’s Grace is Troubling

Sunday December 20, 2020 Text: Luke 1:26-38 Speaker: Festival: Passages: Luke 1:26-38

God gives favor to those who should not get it and what is impossible he accomplishes daily.

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Christ Gives Us Reason To Rejoice

Sunday December 13, 2020 Text: John 1:6-8,19-28 Speaker: Festival: Passages: John 1:6-8,19-28

Christ is so near he stands among us. His salvation shines in our dark hearts. When he finds us unprepared he cleans our hearts.

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The Gift He Brings

Sunday December 6, 2020 Text: Mark 1:1-8 Speaker: Festival: Passages: Mark 1:1-8

This is the gift which Christ brings with him. The Holy Spirit which we have all received in our baptism and through him we work together to encourage and comfort one another and to proclaim to lost sinners the great work of our redemption which Christ accomplished for us.

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The Lord has visited His People

Tuesday December 24, 2019 Text: Luke 1:67-80 Speaker: Festival: Passages: Luke 1:67-80

What has the Lord done? He has visited, redeemed and raised up His people. Why has the Lord done this? Because of His promise and because of His mercy. What is the result of this? We are free to serve the Lord without fear.

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His Mighty Works Cause Us To Sing

Monday December 16, 2019 Text: Luke 1:46-56 Speaker: Festival: Tags: / / / / Passages: Luke 1:46-56

Mary brags about what God has done not about herself. He gives His blessings, we receive what we do not deserve. He works His salvation among those who repent.

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Receive the Gifts of the Lord

Tuesday December 10, 2019 Text: Luke 1:26-38 Speaker: Festival: Passages: Luke 1:26-38

Rejoice – Ponder – Accept We rejoice that we are counted worthy to receive His gifts. We ponder every aspect of this Child. We accept whatever comes from Him.

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If God Cleanses Our Hearts We Shall Be Clean

Monday December 2, 2019 Text: Luke 1:1-17 Speaker: Festival: Tags: / / / Passages: Luke 1:1-17

Zacharias and Elizabeth are called righteous only by God’s grace. God is hidden from us because of our sin but revealed by His grace. God sends His word to make ready a people prepared for Christ.

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Wonderful Counselor

Sunday December 23, 2018 Text: Isaiah 9:6-7; Luke 19:1-10 Speaker: Festival: Passages: Isaiah 9:6-7; Luke 19:1-10

Jesus is our wonderful counselor able to help in every trouble or need. He knows our problems. He knows us individually. He has the power to help.

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Disappointment, Despair, Christ

Monday December 17, 2018 Text: Luke 7:18-28 Speaker: Festival: Passages: Luke 7:18-28

In despair and doubt turn to the Lord, He is at hand to give comfort. In despair and doubt wait on the Lord, His salvation is close at hand.

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With the Result of Salvation

Sunday December 9, 2018 Text: Luke 3:1-14 Speaker: Festival: Passages: Luke 3:1-14

John proclaims that the Lord is coming with Salvation. Nothing will stand in His way. Every pride and sin in our heart will be removed. Every false sense of security will be removed. The word of the Lord will prepare the way and the Lord will come with His salvation.

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