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 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

Christmas: God rent the heavens

Scripture Readings: Isaiah 63:7-9 Isaiah 63:15-19 Isaiah 64:5-9 Isaiah 64:1-4, Luke 2:8-14 My dear brothers and sisters in the Lord, God is good and merciful We come together tonight and we can only say, “How good is God!” With Isaiah we say: I will recount the steadfast love of the Lord, the praises of the…… Continue reading Christmas: God rent the heavens

The coming of the Christ (3)

 Keep watch – the hour is unknown Scripture Readings 2Thessalonians 5:1-11 Matthew 24:36-51 Introduction We survived December 21, 2012 – the day the world was supposed to come to an end. Because we are supposed to be on one of the first nations the sun rises everyday, Tourism Australia’s Facebook page was flooded with more…… Continue reading The coming of the Christ (3)