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…

Prayer: Seeing Salvation

A prayer on reading Luke 2:21-38 Fairest Lord Jesus, eternal Son of the Father, you came down from heaven and became incarnate in the womb of Mary. You took on meekness, took on lowliness, took on humility. You subjected yourself wholly to the law – consecrated to the Lord – obedient in life – loving…