Sermon: Dinah

I invite you to open your Bibles with me to Genesis 34. Genesis is the first book in the Bible. Genesis 34. We have spent this summer together looking and listening to the story of Jacob. We left off the story two weeks ago after Jacob had been reconciled to his brother Esau and Jacob…

Christmas Sermon: Salvation in the Face of Jesus

Father, may your Word be our rule, Your Holy Spirit our teacher, and the glory of Jesus Christ our single concern. Amen. It was an incredible night for Mary and Joseph. Nine months earlier, the angel Gabriel had told Mary that, though a virgin, she would conceive and bear a son who would be the Messiah, the…

Sermon: Two Witnesses

Thank you Roger. Thank you children’s choir. Thank you adult choir. Thank you, Elaine. It is truly beautiful to hear so many voices praising God and proclaiming the birth of Jesus Christ, the Savior. Thank you so much. For our Scripture lesson this morning, I want to pick up the story right where Roger ended,…