Sermons from December 2023

Testimony Sunday

New Years 2024  God provides  God opens up opportunities for growth  Anchor Mission to Reach and Transform  Get them off their tablets and into the wild  Luke 18:15-17 One day some parents brought their little children to Jesus so he could touch and bless them. But when the disciples saw this, they scolded the parents for bothering him. Then Jesus called for the children and said to the disciples, “Let the children come to me. Don’t stop them! For the Kingdom…

Anticipation: Love

Eating sugar has been found to extend life expectancy Government has found more money and will give back all our taxes from last 10 years.  Too good to be true  Hope that leans in  Luke 2:8-10 And there were shepherds living out in the fields nearby, keeping watch over their flocks at night. An angel of the Lord appeared to them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were terrified. But the angel said to them, “Do…

Anticipation: Joy

Luke 2:1 In those days Caesar Augustus issued a decree that a census should be taken of the entire Roman world. (This was the first census that took place while Quirinius was governor of Syria.) And everyone went to their own town to register. Micah 5:2 But you, Bethlehem Ephrathah, though you are small among the clans of Judah, out of you will come for me one who will be ruler over Israel, whose origins are from of old Isaiah 9:1-3 in the future he…

Anticipation: Peace

Aventis means to prepare for the coming of an important person  John 5:39-40 You search the Scriptures because you think they give you eternal life. But the Scriptures point to me! Yet you refuse to come to me to receive this life. God prepared human history for Christmas  Galatians 4:4 But when the fullness of the time came, God sent His Son, Daniel 2:44 In the time of those kings (Romans), the God of heaven will set up a kingdom that…

Anticipation: Hope

Christmas 2023  Anticipation Adventis: preparing for the arrival of an important person Advent: Preparation for the coming of Jesus   God’s preparations for coming were epic The God of all hope gave a promise Gen. 3:14-15 And I will cause hostility between you and the woman, and between your offspring and her offspring. He will strike your head, and you will strike his heel.” Hope of conquering evil would come in a person Gen. 22:18 And through your descendants all the…