Sermons from December 2012

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The Posture Of Praise – Psalm 147


He Heals the Brokenhearted147:1 Praise the Lord!For it is good to sing praises to our God;for it is pleasant, and a song of praise is fitting. 2 The Lord builds up Jerusalem;he gathers the outcasts of Israel. 3 He heals the brokenheartedand binds up their wounds. 4 He determines the number of the stars;he gives to all of them […]

A Renewed Heart – Colossians 1:15-20


The Preeminence of Christ15 He is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of all creation. 16 For by him all things were created, in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions or rulers or authorities—all things were created through him and for him. 17 And he is before all things, and in […]

Frustration and Fruitfulness – Haggai 1


The Command to Rebuild the Temple1:1 In the second year of Darius the king, in the sixth month, on the first day of the month, the word of the Lord came by the hand of Haggai the prophet to Zerubbabel the son of Shealtiel, governor of Judah, and to Joshua the son of Jehozadak, the high […]

Slaves of Christ – Romans 6:16-23


16 Do you not know that if you present yourselves to anyone as obedient slaves, you are slaves of the one whom you obey, either of sin, which leads to death, or of obedience, which leads to righteousness? 17 But thanks be to God, that you who were once slaves of sin have become obedient from the […]

Encouragement from Psalm 42


Book TwoWhy Are You Cast Down, O My Soul?To the choirmaster. A Maskil of the Sons of Korah.42:1 As a deer pants for flowing streams,so pants my soul for you, O God. 2 My soul thirsts for God,for the living God.When shall I come and appear before God? 3 My tears have been my foodday and night,while they […]

A Christmas Eye-Witness – 1 John 1


The Word of Life1:1 That which was from the beginning, which we have heard, which we have seen with our eyes, which we looked upon and have touched with our hands, concerning the word of life— 2 the life was made manifest, and we have seen it, and testify to it and proclaim to you the eternal […]