February 4: Isaiah 40:21-31 (listen) Focus The prophet calls God’s people to hear and see what God is doing. That call is often needed in the midst of busyness and distraction. What is it we are truly focused on anyway?
January 28: Deuteronomy 18:15-22 (listen) Answer A prophet listens to God and then speaks those words to God’s people. God promises to provide a prophet like Moses to lead and guide his people. And God commands us to listen (and
January 21: Jonah 3:1-5, 10 (listen) Move God is moved to call the people of Nineveh back to himself – a call to repent – so he calls Jonah to move. God’s loving desire to reach out to all types
January 14: I Samuel 3:1-10 A Voice in the Darkness In the days of Samuel and Eli, the Word of God was rare. And then God speaks. Recognizing God’s voice among all the other voices and noise is often difficult
January 7: Matthew 2:1-12 (listen) God is Speaking The story of the magi comes to its climax with their rendering worship to one king and turning their back upon another. God speaks through scripture, creation and a dream to lead
December 31: John 1:1-18 “Children of God” John’s majestic opening verses speak of the cosmic nature of Christ and of the status we believers have as children of God.
From Our Christmas Eve Service 5pm | 12/24/17…
December 24: Luke 1:46-55 | Turning Our World Upside-Down Mary’s beautiful “Magnificat” proclaims how blessed she feels, but at the same time anticipates the changes in the world that this baby will bring about.
December 17: Luke 1:26-38 | What Shall We Name Him? The angelic visitation in which Mary learns of her pregnancy contains no fewer than three different occasions in which the angel say “He shall be called…” What hopes and dreams
December 10: Mark 1:1-8 | Getting the House Ready John the Baptist proclaims a ministry of forgiveness as a forerunner to the coming of the Messiah.