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Dec 17, 2017

“Merry Christmas:  The Peace of Advent”

Isaiah 9:6; Luke 2:14; Hebrews 11:6; Romans 15:13; Colossians 3:15

Isaiah 26:3; Philippians 4:6-7


Peace with God . . .

  • You can have peace with God only by being reconciled to Him through Christ.

“ . . . and His name shall be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting...

Dec 10, 2017

The Joy of Advent . . .


“To be rescued from sin’s death grip brings ecstatic joy.   Only when a person recognizes and understands his hopeless spiritual condition apart from Christ, can he fully know the joy that comes with such a great rescue.” 


  • The advent of Christ gives great joy to a heart in need of...

Dec 6, 2017

“Merry Christmas:  The Hope of Advent”

Isaiah 8:14; Isaiah 8:16-9:7


The Need for Hope . . .

  • Hope is essential for the human


  • Our hope rests in the advent of Christ.

“Therefore the Lord Himself will give you as sign.  Behold, the virgin shall conceive and bear a son, and shall call His name Immanuel.” ...

Nov 26, 2017

Acts:  Witness

Acts 6:8:-8:3


Stephen’s life gave evidence that he was a true follower of Jesus Christ.

“ . . . a man full of faith, and of the Holy Spirit.”  Acts 6:5


“And Stephen, full of grace and power, was doing great wonders and signs among the people.”  Acts 6:8


“But you will receive power when...

Nov 19, 2017

Acts 6:1-7

The mission of the church is strengthened when spiritual leaders stay focused on advancing the gospel.

“It is not right that we should give up preaching the word of God to serve tables . . . But we will devote ourselves to prayer and to the ministry of the word.”  Acts 6:2, 4

The health of the church is...