Sermons from December 2014

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Sharing goods news


Bible readings Galatians 4:4-7 4 But when the set time had fully come, God sent his Son, born of a woman, born under the law, 5 to redeem those under the law, that we might receive adoption to sonship.[a] 6 Because you are his sons, God sent the Spirit of his Son into our hearts, the Spirit who […]

The three wows of Christmas


Bible reading Luke 2:1-21 The birth of Jesus 2 In those days Caesar Augustus issued a decree that a census should be taken of the entire Roman world. 2 (This was the first census that took place while[a] Quirinius was governor of Syria.) 3 And everyone went to their own town to register. 4 So Joseph also went up […]

A simple trust


Bible reading Luke 1:26-38 The birth of Jesus foretold 26 In the sixth month of Elizabeth’s pregnancy, God sent the angel Gabriel to Nazareth, a town in Galilee, 27 to a virgin pledged to be married to a man named Joseph, a descendant of David. The virgin’s name was Mary. 28 The angel went to her and said, […]

Generosity fulfilled


Bible reading Isaiah 61:1-4, 8-11 The year of the Lord’s favour 61 The Spirit of the Sovereign Lord is on me,     because the Lord has anointed me     to proclaim good news to the poor. He has sent me to bind up the broken-hearted,     to proclaim freedom for the captives     and release from darkness for the prisoners,[a] […]

Comfort my people, says your God


Bible reading Isaiah 40:1-11 Comfort for God’s people 40 Comfort, comfort my people,     says your God. 2 Speak tenderly to Jerusalem,     and proclaim to her that her hard service has been completed,     that her sin has been paid for, that she has received from the Lord’s hand     double for all her sins. 3 A voice of one calling: […]