Our Hope
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Our Hope

The Sanctity of Life January 14, 2018 1 Peter 3:15–22 (ESV) >  but in your hearts regard Christ the Lord as holy, always being prepared to make a defense to anyone who asks you for a reason for the hope that is in you; yet do it with gentleness and respect, having a good conscience, so that, when...

Star of Wonder, Star of Night
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Star of Wonder, Star of Night

The Epiphany of Our Lord January 7, 2018 Matthew 2:1–12 (ESV) The Visit of the Wise Men >  Now after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea in the days of Herod the king, behold, wise men from the east came to Jerusalem, saying, “Where is he who has been born king of the Jews?...

Recognizing the Sign
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Recognizing the Sign

1st Sunday in Christmas December 31, 2017 Luke 2: 22–40 (ESV) Jesus Presented at the Temple And when the time came for their purification according to the Law of Moses, they brought him up to Jerusalem to present him to the Lord (as it is written in the Law of the Lord, “Every male who first...

Greater Things
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Greater Things

3rd Sunday in Advent December 17, 2017  John 1:6–8,19–28 (ESV) There was a man sent from God, whose name was John. He came as a witness, to bear witness about the light, that all might believe through him. He was not the light, but came to bear witness about the light. The Testimony of John...

Prepare the Way
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Prepare the Way

2nd Sunday in Advent December 10, 2017 Mark 1:1-8 (ESV) John the Baptist Prepares the Way The beginning of the gospel of Jesus Christ, the Son of God. As it is written in Isaiah the prophet, “Behold, I send my messenger before your face, who will prepare your way, the voice of one crying in...

The King Comes…How?
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The King Comes…How?

1st Sunday in Advent December 3, 2017 Mark 11:1–10 (ESV) The Triumphal Entry Now when they drew near to Jerusalem, to Bethphage and Bethany, at the Mount of Olives, Jesus sent two of his disciples and said to them, “Go into the village in front of you, and immediately as you enter it you will find a...

What will the Final Judgment be like?
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What will the Final Judgment be like?

Last Sunday in the Church Year November 26, 2017 Matthew 25:31-46 (ESV)  The Final Judgement    “When the Son of Man comes in his glory, and all the angels with him, then he will sit on his glorious throne. Before him will be gathered all the nations, and he will separate people one from another as...

The Difference is Night and Day
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The Difference is Night and Day

24th Sunday After Pentecost November 19, 2017 I Thessalonians 5:1-11(ESV) Now concerning the times and the seasons, brothers, you have no need to have anything written to you. For you yourselves are fully aware that the day of the Lord will come like a thief in the night. While people are saying, “There is peace...

A Message of Grace
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A Message of Grace

23rd Sunday After Pentecost November 12, 2017 Matthew 2:1-2 (ESV) Now after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea in the days of Herod the king, behold, wise men from the east came to Jerusalem, saying, “Where is he who has been born king of the Jews? For we saw his star when it rose...

All Saints’ Day
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All Saints’ Day

All Saints’ Day November 5, 2017 Revelation 7:13-14 (ESV) Then one of the elders addressed me, saying, “Who are these, clothed in white robes, and from where have they come?” I said to him, “Sir, you know.” And he said to me, “These are the ones coming out of the great tribulation. They have washed their...