Sermons from 2016

Sermons from 2016

The Birth of Jesus from Mary’s Perspective

2016Christmas2.pdf 2016Christmas2.pptx Luke 1:26-38   26ŒæIn the sixth month of Elizabethäó»s pregnancy, God sent the angel Gabriel to Nazareth, a town in Galilee, 27Œæto a virgin pledged to be married to a man named Joseph, a descendant of David. The virginäó»s name was Mary. 28ŒæThe angel went to her and said, äóìGreetings, you who are highly favored! The Lord is with you.äó 29ŒæMary was greatly troubled at his words and wondered what kind of greeting this might be. 30ŒæBut the…

Jesus’» Birth from the Perspective of Joseph

2016Christmas1notes.pdf 2016Christmas1.pptx Matthew 1:18-25 18ŒæThis is how the birth of Jesus the Messiah came about: His mother Mary was pledged to be married to Joseph, but before they came together, she was found to be pregnant through the Holy Spirit. 19ŒæBecause Joseph her husband was faithful to the law, and yetŒædid not want to expose her to public disgrace, he had in mind to divorce her quietly. 20ŒæBut after he had considered this, an angel of the Lord appeared to…

The Look That Stung

Luke 22:54-62 54ŒæThen seizing him, they led him away and took him into the house of the high priest. Peter followed at a distance. 55ŒæAnd when some there had kindled a fire in the middle of the courtyard and had sat down together, Peter sat down with them.56ŒæA servant girl saw him seated there in the firelight. She looked closely at him and said, äóìThis man was with him.äó 57ŒæBut he denied it. äóìWoman, I donäó»t know him,äó he said.…