Jesus’ Words – Luke 4:31-44

Jesus’ Words 4 BACKGROUND LUKE 4 22 All spoke well of him and were amazed at the gracious words that came from his lips. “Isn’t this Joseph’s son?” they asked. 23 Jesus said to them, “Surely you[…]

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Something New – New Year

12/30 New year! Other things new??? Pilgrims – Plymouth Rock Called the settlement New Plymouth. Map of NEW England https://www.google.com/search?q=map+of+new+england+1650&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&hl=en-us&client=safari#imgrc=Kln3KgDsgrVeKM: In Hebrew Didn’t exist = New Pre-existed = renewed Greek- new ( Form is the[…]

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Advent 4 – Obscure Peace

Advent review – 12/09 love, 12/16 joy and now – 12/24 peace Galatians 5:22-23 22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, 23 gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no[…]

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Advent 3 – The Obscure Shepherds

12/16 – the Obscure Shepherds ( people) ( JOY separated from circumstance ) BACKGROUND :The third candle symbolizes joy and is called the “Shepherd’s Candle.” To the shepherd’s great joy, the angels announced that Jesus came for humble, unimportant[…]

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Advent 2 – The Obscure Town

12/09 – the Obscure Town The second candle represents LOVE and is called “Bethlehem’s Candle.” Bethlehem is also mentioned in the book of Judges, is the main setting in the book of Ruth, and according to the book[…]

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Giving Thanks

Giving Thanks 1 Thessalonians 5:18  give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Pilgrims (40) and Mayflower Landed in Dec 1620     Try at communal life left very[…]

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