Christmas is about gifts and giving. Paul says love is the greatest gift; and today you will see that is true. First John repeats the theme of love, conveying a critical truth we celebrate at Christmas: Love builds relationships. Let’s discover three ways love builds relationships.
“It’s always darkest before dawn” the proverb tells us. Israel’s national history unfolded that way. Instead of finding the light of God’s presence and blessing they experienced metaphoric darkness. Isaiah gave God’s promise of true light. This true light would come in the person of God’s Messiah.
Since our church began meeting in 1955, Homecoming Sunday marks our “birthday”. This year we discuss the battles everyone is facing. In the struggles you face, victory awaits if you have three keys. Pastor not only shares these keys from 2 Corinthians 4, but also shows how to practice them.