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The Mysteries of God — The Book of Isaiah: Chapter 41

Bible Text:  Isaiah 41:9-14 Message Summary: When we think about an Old Testament prophet, certain images come to mind. First, we see someone who is older, probably with a long beard with silvery white hair. We picture a person in long robes that are highly worn and maybe a bit threadbare. We imagine that he has a worn-out or discouraged look upon his face. A person…

The Mysteries of God — The Book of Isaiah: Chapter 43

Bible Text:  Isaiah 43:1-2, Isaiah 43:4-7, Isaiah 43:10-12, Isaiah 43:16-19, 2 Corinthians 5:17, 21, Ephesians 4:22-24, Mark 2:18-22, Revelation 21:1-2, 5 Message Summary: Throughout the book of Isaiah, we find mystery after mystery being declared and revealed. Mysteries about God, mysteries about the coming Messiah, and mysteries of God’s great love for his people.  It upon God’s great love that chapter 43 centers its…

The Mysteries of God — The Book of Isaiah: Chapter 42

Bible Text:  Isaiah 42:1-16, Matthew 3:16-17, Matthew 17:5-7, Romans 3:23, 26, Isaiah 40:11, 31 Message Summary: As we continue our winter-long study of Isaiah, let us remind ourselves that we are reading a contemporary translation of something that was written over 2,500 years ago.  Isaiah wrote to a people and a time that was far different than us today. So we can expect many…

The Mysteries of God — The Book of Isaiah: Chapter 6

Bible Text:  Isaiah 6 Message Summary: Last Sunday, we read the first chapter and opening verses of the book of Isaiah. In this book, we find a prophet of God who delivers a very important message to the people of God. It is a message of judgement, repentance, as well as a message of hope.  In Isaiah 6, we turn our attention to one…

The Mysteries of God — The Book of Isaiah: Chapter 1

Bible Text:  Isaiah 1:1-20, Deuteronomy 31:8 Message Summary: Last Sunday we were introduced to the book of Isaiah, taking a broad look at its author, its time period, its context, and its intended purpose.  This Sunday we will dive into a study of its opening verses found in Isaiah 1:1-20.  Here we will find Isaiah proclaiming spiritual truths to God’s people—truths they do not…

The Mysteries of God — The Book of Isaiah: An Intro

Message Summary: Over the past several years, we have found it beneficial to dedicate the winter months to diving deeper into studies of the Old Testament. We’ve recently done studies on the book of Genesis and then, last year, a study of the life of Moses. This year we will be participating in a three month series on one of the greatest books of…

Happy New Year!

Message Summary: Isn’t it ironic how much time and energy we spending for the Christmas holiday, then, when the big day is finally over, we have less than a week to prepare for a new year? Not that having more time would make much difference in our lives. Most of us put off making New Year’s resolutions as much as we can. The thought of…

The Celebration of Christmas: The Surprise

Message Summary: After weeks of preparation, and for some of us months, Christmas is finally here!  The most planned over, prepared for, stressed about holiday of the year. But also, in so many significant ways, the most wonderful holiday of the year as well. And yet, in spite of all of our careful preparations, all of our list-making and checking-things-off-of-lists, we still feel…

The Celebration of Christmas: The Gifts

Message Summary: The Christmas season has been declared by many as “the most wonderful time of the year.” Not that everyone equally loves the Christmas season, but it, by far, is the favorite season for many.  Why?  For all of the reasons we have looked at throughout the Sundays of December: the lights, the joy, the gifts, the surprises, and the love.  And…