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Blog posts December 2019

A Hymn of Friendship (Psalm 8)

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     When I was a teenager, I was going to a church that had a really active youth group. It was a youth group that tried to be up-to-date and relevant, and I remember that one of the songs that we sang had a line that said, “I am a friend of God.”
    Now, I was really only…

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The Light of the World (John 1:9-13)

    Tonight’s message is a simple one. We’ve read the Christmas story and we’ve sung songs about the Christmas story that serve to help us remember what the details of the story are. The songs are great, and it is also great to read the Scriptures that tell us why we celebrate Christmas.

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The Love of the Cross (John 3:16-21)

    Today is the final Sunday of Advent. Today is the day that we remember the love of God and the love of Christ, and we celebrate the Christian love that God calls us to. Today we celebrate God’s love, which is seen also in His hope, His peace, and His joy, which is what we have already celebrated…

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Joy Inexpressible (1 Peter 1:6-9)

    We use the word “joy” a lot during this time of year, even outside the church. We talk about the joy of the season. We wish other families a joyous holiday. We have the word “joy” decorating our homes. The French expression for Merry Christmas is even “joyeux Noël” which literally translated mea…

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Hope-God With Us (Matthew 1:18-25)

    This morning marks the first Sunday of advent, the Sunday when, as we read, we celebrate hope, particularly the hope we have in Christ. Over the next few weeks, we’ll remember different things about Christ and the reason He came in the form of a baby all those years ago, but to start our advent …

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