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Worship Recordings 2017

December 24, 2017 – The Fourth Sunday of Advent – And Lived Among Us

John 1:1-18 The Word became flesh and dwelt among us, full of grace and truth.  Psalm 130:5-8 I wait for the Lord Chrismon – Chi-Rho And Lived Among Us Things change when someone comes to live with us. They change when we have company for the weekend. They change when we host a missionary, or a student. Things change when we bring a child home as our…

December 10, 2017 – The Second Sunday of Advent – How Far is Too Far?

Ezekiel 37:1-14 Ezekiel prophesies to the dry bones and they are raised to new life.  John 11:25-26 I am the resurrection and the life Chrismon – Alpha and Omega How Far is Too Far? Like last week’s passage, this one we may remember from childhood. We may well remember singing about how the toe bones connect to the foot bones, which connect to the…. Beyond…

December 3, 2017 – The First Sunday of Advent – Repeated Stories

Daniel 3:1, 8-30 Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego; God present in the fiery furnace. John 18:36-37 My kingdom is not from here Chrismon – Crown Repeated Stories I remember this story. I learned it as a child, along with Daniel and the lions’ den. I remember that the story was about Jesus – who else could the fourth person in the fiery furnace be? It…

October 15, 2017 – Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost – Soli Deo Gloria

Week 5 of the Solas – Soli Deo Gloria Hebrews 13:20-21 Isaiah 43:1-13 Sermon Notes – Soli Deo Gloria points to three things: first, that everything we do ought to be done for God’s glory; second, that glorifying God serves a missional purpose; and third, that we look forward to the time when we can see the fullness of God’s glory. It may be too…

October 8, 2017 – Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost – Sola Scriptura

Week Four of the Solas – Sola Scriptura Jeremiah 31:33+ 2 Timothy 3:14-4:5 Sermon Notes – Scripture contains everything necessary for salvation and righteous living. Though it doesn’t give us the answers to all our questions, or a blueprint for our daily living, it gives us enough to know how God wants us to be in relationship with him and with others as well as…