Journey Toward the Savior

Journey Toward the Savior

“Advent is a corporate spiritual journey that calls for expectant waiting and readiness for the coming of Christ. When the church travels this journey and treats it as a discipline... Read More »
Sorrow and Hope

Sorrow and Hope

“The history of Advent teaches us a great deal about its meaning and prepares us to observe this time with reverence and understanding. This history reveals the simultaneous... Read More »
Our Savior is Near

Our Savior is Near

Over the next few days, I would like to once again remember the story of Messiah as told in and through the Scriptures. Too often we pastors are hurried. We run from here to there... Read More »

Isaiah 35:8-10 (third Sunday of Advent)

A highway shall be there, and it shall be called the Way of Holiness; the unclean shall not pass over it. It shall belong to those who walk on the way; even if they are... Read More »

Isaiah 11:1-5, 10 (second Sunday of Advent)

There shall come forth a shoot from the stump of Jesse, and a branch from his roots shall bear fruit. And the Spirit of the LORD shall rest upon him, the Spirit of wisdom and... Read More »

Isaiah 2:1-5 (responsive)

Pastor: It shall come to pass in the latter days that the mountain of the house of the LORD shall be established as the highest of the mountains, and shall be lifted up above the... Read More »

Revelation 12:10, Isaiah 9:6 (responsive)

Pastor: Now the salvation and the power and the kingdom of our God and the authority of his Christ have come. Congregation: For to us a child is born, to us a son is... Read More »

Isaiah 7:14

Stand in awe before the Lord, for the Lord himself will give you a sign. Behold, the virgin shall conceive and bear a son, and shall call his name Immanuel. ~from Isaiah 7:14, Robert... Read More »

Isaiah 9:2 ESV (first Sunday of Advent)

The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light; those who dwelt in a land of deep darkness, on them has light shined. ... Read More »

Make Ready a Pathway (first Sunday of Advent)

Make ready a pathway for our God! Let us cleanse our hearts and clean out our minds! Center yourself in the love of God. Let us know that we are his children. Focus... Read More »