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“Of the Father’s Love Begotten”

In the New Testament, the Son of God begets sons of God – children of God – when they believe in his name (John 1:12, 14). And when Christ returns, God would have accomplished what he had planned from creation: perfect communion between him and his adopted children in a new heaven and new earth where his people will dwell with him “evermore and evermore!”

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“Blessed is He Whose Hope is in the LORD”

Psalm 146:1-10; Luke 1:46-55 December 10, 2017 • Download this sermon (PDF) Beloved Congregation of Christ: Daily, we are faced with many choices, and one of the most important choices is whom to trust: other people (including ourselves), or God. Most of the time, even Christians choose the first, whether consciously or unconsciously. It’s our […]

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A Tale of Two Conceptions

  Psalm 51:5; Luke 1:30-35 (texts); Heidelberg Catechism Lord’s Day 14 December 18, 2016 • Download this sermon (PDF) Congregation of Christ: To most evangelicals, “Virgin Mary” or “Mary, Mother of God” are easily dismissed as Catholic ideas. But the title, “Mother of God,” is both early and a mistranslation. It was used of Mary […]

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Liturgy for December 21, 2014

  Welcome and Announcements Coming into God’s Presence * Song of Praise and Adoration: “O Come, All Ye Faithful” #193:1-3 (Brown Hymnal) * Call to Worship: Psalm 148 * Opening Prayer * Invocation: Psalm 124:8 Our help comes from the Lord, who made heaven and earth. * God’s Greeting: Galatians 1:3-5 Grace to you and peace from God our […]

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A Festival of Lessons & Carols

  Welcome to our Festival of Lessons & Carols on December 21, 2014 • 12:30 – 1:30 PM. Download this liturgy (PDF) Through readings from God’s Holy Word, we will recount the dramatic history of salvation. We will survey the whole panorama of redemptive history from the Garden of Eden in Genesis 2-3, through the promises […]

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“To Remember His Holy Covenant”

  Psalm 105:8, 9; Luke 1:72-75 (text) December 14, 2014 • Download this sermon (PDF) Introduction Dear Congregation of Christ: Last Lord’s Day, we began our study of the Song of Zechariah in Luke Chapter 1. Zechariah prophesied that “a horn of salvation” promised by the prophets of old would come to visit and redeem God’s people. […]

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“A Horn of Salvation”

  Psalm 18:2; Luke 1:67-71 (text) December 7, 2014 • Download this sermon (PDF) Dear People of God: When you hear of horns, what do you most often think of? Of course, you think of horned animals such as bulls, bucks, male sheep, or even unicorns. But Christians also think of a person who has horns, […]

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Schedule of Sermons, Scriptures and Songs for Christmas Series

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Everyone in the area is invited to join us for a joyful and reverential worship of God the Father and His Son Incarnate on December 7, 14 and 21.  December 7: “A Horn of Salvation” Psalm 18:2; Luke 1:67-71 Song of Praise and Adoration: “O Come, O Come, Emmanuel” #169:1-4 (Brown) Hymn of Confession and Assurance: “Now […]

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