Christmas – God came to us

“People wish one another a ‘merry’ Christmas and a ‘happy” New Year.  But how can one be really happy?” “Only God’s mercy in Jesus Christ can make a person really happy.  Human efforts are sure to disappoint. That’s why the message of Christmas is so important. “What is grace? It has always been a bit … Continue reading Christmas – God came to us

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Immanuel – God’s sign to save

Bible Readings John 1:12 Isaiah 7:1-17 Introduction Dear brothers and sisters in the Lord, Robert Robinson had been saved out of a tempestuous life of sin through George Whitfield’s ministry in England. Shortly after that, at the age of twenty-three, Robinson wrote the hymn “Come Thou fount of every blessing” Come, Thou Fount of ev’ry … Continue reading Immanuel – God’s sign to save

The Holy Spirit and his gifts

One of the major differences between the church of Jesus Christ - the church as an institution and body - is that the church never has to work out its mission, its function, or its strategies to keep people interested.  All of what the church is, what its mission is, how it should plan and … Continue reading The Holy Spirit and his gifts

The Father’s home with us

So that you may believe that Jesus Christ is the Messiah the Son of God Scripture Readings Exodus 19:1-6 John 14:15-24 Introduction Dear friends in the Lord, Let’s begin this morning with a wild statement, “I think religion is dangerous.” The person who practices religion invariably finds himself somewhere on a road to find some … Continue reading The Father’s home with us