Jacob was a man on the run! He thought he could fix everything his way – being deceptive and tricky was how he got through life. All it accomplished was for him to run from his brother who wanted him dead. Did God still love him? How could he know for sure? Watch and find out.
What would you do if God showed up for his morning walk through garden? Hide?! Why? What do you have to hide? Fear, guilt, and shame were just a few of the emotions that ran through Adam and Eve. Jesus came at Christmas to restore what man destroyed. Oh, come let us adore him!
A couple weeks ago I was reminded of just how many stars there are in the sky on a camping trip with the Youth Group. God’s promise to Abraham was that his descendants would be as many as the stars. The writer to the Hebrews tells us that faith is the “sure certainty” of what God says. Let’s consider God’s promises and how we can chase away our doubts by looking up to God.
The Advent of our King is the reason that we prepare our hearts. During our Advent festival service we hold up the season and look at the themes from three different angles. First we’ll look at why Jesus had to come. His first Advent was a long time coming. Watch our first sermonette from our Advent service.