Category: Advent

  • 2014 Festival of Lessons & Carols

    2014 Festival of Lessons & Carols

      Welcome to our Festival of Lessons & Carols on December 24, 2014 at 4:00 – 5:15 PM. Through readings from God’s Holy Word, we will recount the dramatic history of salvation. We will survey the whole panorama of redemptive history from the Garden of Eden in Genesis 2-3, through the promises to the Patriarchs, the…

  • “To Remember His Holy Covenant”

    “To Remember His Holy Covenant”

      Psalm 105:8, 9; Luke 1:72-75 (text) December 14, 2014 • Download this sermon (PDF) Introduction Dear Congregation of Christ: Last Lord’s Day, we began our study of the Song of Zechariah in Luke Chapter 1. Zechariah prophesied that “a horn of salvation” promised by the prophets of old would come to visit and redeem God’s people.…

  • First Sunday of Advent 2013: “A Hebrew Son Cast into the Nile”

    First Sunday of Advent 2013: “A Hebrew Son Cast into the Nile”

    “When the child grew older, she brought him to Pharaoh’s daughter, and he became her son. She named him Moses, “Because,” she said, ‘I drew him out of the wate’r” (Exodus 2:10). “She will bear a son, and you shall call his name Jesus, for he will save his people from their sins” (Matthew 1:21).

  • God Reveals His Son through an Evil King

    God Reveals His Son through an Evil King

      Text: Matthew 2:13-18 Scripture Readings: Hosea 11:1-2; Jeremiah 31:15-17; Genesis 35:16-20; Matthew 2:13-23 December 28, 2008 • Download this sermon (PDF) Introduction This day is called “Holy Innocents Day” by the Roman Catholic Church to commemorate the massacre of infants two years and younger in Bethlehem by King Herod after Jesus was born. During the early…

  • Christmas: God Reverses the Standing of His People

    Christmas: God Reverses the Standing of His People

      Text: Luke 1:46-55; Scripture Readings: 1 Samuel 1:1-20; 2:1-11; Luke 1:39-56 December 21, 2008  Download this sermon (PDF) Introduction In the Philippines, it is customary to play the song “Ave Maria” set to the popular melody by Franz Schubert during Roman Catholic funeral processions, probably because of the veneration of Mary by the Catholic faithful.…