Sermons tagged with ‘Emmanuel’

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Light Your Candle: Emmanuel


God sought to communicate His love and His purpose for humanity through the law, through the prophets, through scripture and worship at a temple in Jerusalem but still the people did not get it. So God did something different. God became one of us in a baby born in a stable. Emmanuel: God with us.

Mary’s Curve Ball


Life sends us curve balls. We lose our job. Our spouse dies. We file for bankruptcy. We get a divorce. We are hurt in a severe accident. A child becomes addicted to drugs. The list goes on and on. Mary the mother of Jesus was thrown a curve ball when the angel tells her that she will give birth to the son of God. Her reaction to Gabriel’s curve ball is a helpful example of how we might react.

Gold Canyon United Methodist Church