Advent

The Lord who is Here

Hebrews 2:6-18  (ESV) 6 It has been testified somewhere, “What is man, that you are mindful of him,     or the son of man, that you care for him? 7 You made him for a little while lower than the angels;     you have crowned him with glory and honor,[a] 8     putting everything in subjection under his feet.” Now in…

Help is Near

Isaiah 61   English Standard Version (ESV) The Year of the Lord‘s Favor 61 The Spirit of the Lord God is upon me,     because the Lord has anointed me to bring good news to the poor;     he has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives,     and the opening of the prison…

Preparing for Rescue

2 Peter 3:8-13    English Standard Version (ESV) 8 But do not overlook this one fact, beloved, that with the Lord one day is as a thousand years, and a thousand years as one day. 9 The Lord is not slow to fulfill his promise as some count slowness, but is patient toward you, not wishing that any…

Advent 2015 Message 1 – Waiting with Isaiah

Isaiah 64:1-9    English Standard Version (ESV) 64  Oh that you would rend the heavens and come down,     that the mountains might quake at your presence— 2  as when fire kindles brushwood     and the fire causes water to boil— to make your name known to your adversaries,     and that the nations might tremble at your…