Posted in Biblical Theology Hymns

Advent: Tuesday of First Week

“Holy, holy, holy is the Lord of Heaven’s Armies! The whole earth is filled with his glory!” (Isa 6:3)

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Advent: First Sunday

Advent readings open with Isaiah’s warning for rebellious Judah and Jerusalem (Isa 1:1-31) and then introduce the Lord’s future reign as a time of reckoning for their pagan ways (Isa 2). Only this reckoning for the house of God could prepare it to serve as a blessing to the nations, for which Abraham’s offspring were called in the first place (Gen 12:1-3).

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Posted in New Testament Preaching

Rescue the Perishing (James 5:19–20)

A homiletical reflection on how Paul’s love poem (1 Cor 13:4-7) defines the dynamic of our ministry of reconciliation (2 Cor 5:18).

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Jesse Tree: Introduction

Catch the introduction to the Jesse Tree Advent series, get any supplies you want for making ornaments, and be ready to start the end of November.

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