Isaiah Malachi Matthew Sermons 

The Herald of the King and His Message

  Isaiah 40:1-5; Malachi 4:5-6; Matthew 3:1-12; 11:11-15 January 21, 2018 • Download this sermon (PDF) Beloved Congregation of Christ: Did you know that the Olympic marathon event started about 2,500 years ago? Well, sort of. The marathon, a long-distance running event of 26 miles, 385 yards, was a commemoration of the run of an Athenian soldier named Pheidippides from a battlefield near the town of Marathon, Greece, to Athens in 490 B.C. According to the legend, Pheidippides ran the approximately 25 miles to announce the good news of their…

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Christmas Sermons 

Our Only Comfort and Joy

  Readings: Isaiah 40:1-5; 42:5-7; Luke 2:22-35; 2:29-32 (text) December 24, 2014 • Download this sermon (PDF) Finally, the promised Seed of the Woman, the Offspring of Abraham who would be the Blessing to All Nations, the Prophet greater than Moses, the Son of David who would be the Everlasting King, has come! He was born of a woman, but conceived by the Holy Spirit. Although “in him all the fullness of God was pleased to dwell” (Col 1:19), because of God’s love for his people, he came down from…

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The Shepherd-King from Bethlehem

Micah 5:2-5 (text); Psalm 23:1-6; Matthew 2:1-11 December 21, 2014 KSYC (Yreka, CA) • Download this meditation (PDF) “But you, O Bethlehem Ephrathah, who are too little to be among the clans of Judah, from you shall come forth for me one who is to be ruler in Israel, whose coming forth is from of old, from ancient days… And he shall stand and shepherd his flock in the strength of the LORD” (Micah 5:2-4). This Sunday before Christmas we will focus on the little town of Bethlehem and the wise…

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