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“Grief comes before joy. In today’s story… and in so much of life. Our reading today tells the story of Christmas, but it’s not the story we know and love,” begins David Lose, Senior Pastor...
“The “Lost Years”…sounds like a suspense TV series…“The Lost Years” can also refer to a big chunk of Jesus’s life,” says Scott Spencer, author and New Testament scholar. He continues, “From infancy to 30, we...
“Today’s Gospel lesson, Luke 2:22-40, seems perfect for the end of a year, almost any year but perhaps especially this one.  It’s the story of an old man holding a baby in his arms and...
Today’s sermon, titled “Identity Statement” is based on Matthew 3:13-17, the baptism of Jesus. Dr. Jim Somerville, Pastor of Richmond’s First Baptist Church and Co-Founder of A Sermon for Every Sunday, summarizes the account of...
“If the perfect Son of God were born into a perfect family, in a perfect way, in a perfect town, at a perfect time, then his message would probably only apply to perfect people,” says...
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