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The Reason for Hope – Part 4 of 4 – The Perfect Christmas Gift

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Share with Friends… SERMON SUMMARY Every year there is a new hot Christmas gift that everyone has to have. In 1985 it was Cabbage Patch dolls. In 1989, Nintendo’s Gameboy was the big thing. In 1996, Tickle Me Elmos were flying off the shelf. A couple of years late everyone had Furbys on their shopping […]

The Reason for Hope – Part 3 of 4 – Christmas: A Time for Salvation

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Share with Friends… SERMON SUMMARY Not only is Christmas a time for celebration and for reconciliation, it is also a time for salvation. When we talk about salvation, we are generally referring to God’s deliverance FROM sin, ourselves, and hell. God offers salvation as a free gift to those who accept Christ (Ephesians 2:8). Our […]

The Reason for Hope – Part 2 of 4 – Christmas: A Time for Reconciliation

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Share with Friends… SERMON SUMMARY In 1951 an unwanted baby, conceived outside of marriage, was born to a family in Portsmouth, Virginia. The ensuing chaos destroyed the lives of the mother, her husband, and Glenda’s older half-sister. That baby was Glenda Revell1. Glenda begins her autobiography with these words: “If this were just a story […]

The Reason for Hope – Part 1 of 4 – Christmas: A Time for Celebration

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Share with Friends… SERMON SUMMARY Christmas is a time to celebrate the entrance of God’s son into this world. The Bible contains the original Christmas Story (Luke 2:8-14), in which the angel revealed to the shepherds Christmas’ threefold purpose as a time of celebration, a time for reconciliation, and a time for salvation. Today we […]

Book of James – A Prologue: My Big Brother

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Share with Friends… Sermon Summary Last Sunday we completed a 13-part series on the New Testament book written by and bearing the name of Jesus’ little brother, James. We’ve all heard the phrase, “Seeing is believing.”, but James thoroughly disproves it. James spent more than 30 years seeing perfection—watching Jesus “up close and personal”—and yet […]

The Wonder of Christmas – Right on Time – 3rd of 4

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Share with Friends… Sermon Summary Today, Pastor Doug talked about how God is always right on time, and discussed how the Lord’s actions are always perfectly timed to accomplish His sovereign purposes. In Galatians, we read these words: “But when the time had fully come, God sent his Son, born of a woman, born under […]

The Wonder of Christmas – God at Work Through His Son (Part 2 of 2) – 2nd of 4

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Share with Friends… Sermon Summary This week, Pastor Doug continued with Part 2 of his series “The Wonder of Christmas—God at Work in History,” which explores the story of Jesus’ birth and what it means for believers. In Matthew Chapter 1, verses 18-25, we read the account of an angel of the Lord visiting Joseph […]

The Wonder of Christmas – God at Work in History (Part 1 of 2) – 1st of 4

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Share with Friends… Sermon Summary Today, Pastor Doug spoke about how God has been at work throughout history, from the creation of Adam through the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Looking at Matthew 1:1-17, we see Matthew’s version of the Christmas story. But Matthew is not just writing the Christmas story, he is writing a biography […]

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