Sermons from December 2017

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Do not be afraid!

‘For I am the Lord, your God, who takes hold of your right hand and says to you, Do not fear; I will help you.  Do not be afraid, for I myself will help you,’ declares the Lord, your Redeemer, the Holy One of Israel.” Isaiah 41:13-14 Psalm 97 Luke 2: 8-20 2:8 In that region there…

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The trees of the forest sing for joy

This morning, we lit the candle of Joy in our Advent Wreath. And we read part of the Nativity story and Cynthia read for us Psalm 96:  11-12 Let the heavens be glad, and let the earth rejoice; let the sea roar, and all that fills it; let the field exult, and everything in it.…

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Who are you?

Readings: John 1: 6-8; 19-28 6 God sent a man, John the Baptist, 7 to tell about the light so that everyone might believe because of his testimony. 8 John himself was not the light; he was simply a witness to tell about the light. 19 This was John’s testimony when the Jewish leaders sent priests and Temple assistants from Jerusalem to…