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Christ Our Glory: Dec. 4

The Son of Abraham, The Son of David: Dec. 4 The book of the genealogy of Jesus Christ, the son of David, the son of Abraham. Abraham was the father of Isaac, and Isaac the father of Jacob, and Jacob the father of Judah and his brothers, and Judah the father of Perez and Zerah by Tamar, and Perez the father of Hezron, and Hezron the father of Ram, and Ram the father of…

Christ Our Glory: Dec. 3

The Light: Dec. 3 But there will be no gloom for her who was in anguish. In the former time he brought into contempt the land of Zebulun and the land of Naphtali, but in the latter time he has made glorious the way of the sea, the land beyond the Jordan, Galilee of the nations. The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light; those who dwelt in a land of deep…

Christ Our Glory: Dec. 2

The Image: Dec. 2 Then God said, “Let us make man in our image, after our likeness. And let them have dominion over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the heavens and over the livestock and over all the earth and over every creeping thing that creeps on the earth.” So God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created him; male and female he created…

Christ Our Glory: Dec. 1

The Eternal Word : Dec. 1 In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth. The earth was without form and void, and darkness was over the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God was hovering over the face of the waters. Genesis 1:1-2 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was in the beginning with God. All things were…

Advent: Christ Our Glory

For the season of Advent, Pastor Jon has prepared 24 Christmas devotions. Each day, you will find posts on the pastor’s blog, or, if you prefer, you may download the PDF file available in the below link. To Christ be the glory alone! Intro to “Christ Our Glory” The study of the Lord Jesus Christ is rightly our task and honor in every season. To be a…

Testimony: Youth retreat 2019

By Hannah Madden When you go to a Sovereign Grace regional youth retreat here in Texas, one thing is obvious. The believers in these churches love each other. This year’s Alive; Young and Awakened youth retreat was full of wonderful teachings by Jared Mellinger and Bart Lipscomb, as well as smaller breakout sessions taught by Aaron Mayfield and others. We had plenty of…

Trusting God

This article is part three of a three-part collection reflecting on your pastors’ favorite verses in the book of Philippians. Throughout most of 2019, we will continue our sermon series on this beloved epistle. Come join us Sunday as we continue to learn and worship together. “Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, rejoice. Let your reasonableness be known to…

Until It Is Complete

This article is part two of a three-part collection reflecting on your pastors’ favorite verses in the book of Philippians. Throughout most of 2019, we will continue our sermon series on this beloved epistle. Come join us Sunday as we continue to learn and worship together. And I am sure of this, that he who began a good work in you will bring it to completion at the day…

I Hold You in My Heart

This article is part one of a three-part collection reflecting on your pastors’ favorite verses in the book of Philippians. Throughout most of 2019, we will continue our sermon series on this beloved epistle. Come join us Sunday as we continue to learn and worship together. “It is right for me to feel this way about you all, because I hold you in my heart, for…

See!

Scripture Reading: Matthew 28:5-6 On the first sunrise of the week, Mary and Mary Magdalene were coming to visit Christ’s tomb. No doubt they were still numb from the events of the last few days. Their overwhelming grief at Jesus’ death hadn’t faded (Matthew 27:61). For them, the cross was not only a cosmological catastrophe, it was a personal one, too. So they came as…