Advent: The Unfolding Mystery

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Advent: The Unfolding Mystery

This morning we are beginning a series of sermons to run through the Advent and Christmas season looking at the unfolding mystery of Christ. Advent involves both remembrance and anticipation as we look back upon the first arrival of Christ in human history and await his second coming to complete and consummate his kingdom with the new heavens and new earth. This time of remembrance and anticipation is a time of waiting, reflection, contemplation and hope. We look back and we look forward. This morning we are going to look back at the beginning of this mystery at the Fall of humanity and ask the question what is wrong with us and with the world? This sets the context, the scene for God to take initiative, to take action and to give us hope. We will explore this from two perspectives this morning. First we will look at the consequences of our rebellion. We will explore the comprehensiveness of sin from spiritual, psychological, relational and physical angles. Then we will look at our second point, the commitment of God.

This morning we are beginning a series of sermons to run through the Advent and Christmas season looking at the unfolding mystery of Christ. Advent involves both remembrance and anticipation as we look back upon the first arrival of Christ in human history and await his second coming to complete and consummate his kingdom with the new heavens and new earth. This time of remembrance and anticipation is a time of waiting, reflection, contemplation and hope. We look back and we look forward. This morning we are going to look back at the beginning of this mystery at the Fall of humanity and ask the question what is wrong with us and with the world? This sets the context, the scene for God to take initiative, to take action and to give us hope. We will explore this from two perspectives this morning. First we will look at the consequences of our rebellion. We will explore the comprehensiveness of sin from spiritual, psychological, relational and physical angles. Then we will look at our second point, the commitment of God.

January 1, 2017

Proclaiming the Mystery

Series: Advent: The Unfolding Mystery Passage: Acts 17:16–17:34

December 25, 2016

The Mystery Fulfilled

Speaker: Rev. Jeffrey Birch Series: Advent: The Unfolding Mystery Topic: Christmas Passage: Colossians 1:13–1:20

December 18, 2016

The Arrival of the Mystery

Speaker: Rev. Jeffrey Birch Series: Advent: The Unfolding Mystery Topic: Advent Passage: John 1:1–1:4, John 1:9–1:18

December 11, 2016

The Hope of the Mystery

Speaker: Rev. Jeffrey Birch Series: Advent: The Unfolding Mystery Topic: Advent Passage: Psalm 96

December 4, 2016

Understanding the Mystery

Speaker: Rev. Jeffrey Birch Series: Advent: The Unfolding Mystery Topic: Advent Passage: Exodus 1:15–2:15

November 27, 2016

The Beginning of the Mystery

Speaker: Rev. Jeffrey Birch Series: Advent: The Unfolding Mystery Topic: Advent Passage: Genesis 3:8–3:24

December 8, 2013

Above All

Speaker: Rev. Jeffrey Birch Series: Advent: The Unfolding Mystery Passage: Ephesians 1:15–1:23

November 17, 2013

Gospel-Centered Prayer

Speaker: Rev. Jeffrey Birch Series: Advent: The Unfolding Mystery Passage: Ephesians 1:15–1:23

February 10, 2019

The Problem of Failure

Speaker: Rev. Jeffrey Birch Series: Romans: Not Ashamed of the Gospel Passage: Romans 2:17–:24

February 3, 2019

Understanding Judgment

Speaker: Rev. Jeffrey Birch Series: Romans: Not Ashamed of the Gospel Passage: Romans 2:1–:16

January 27, 2019

Understanding Your Heart

Speaker: Rev. Jeffrey Birch Series: Romans: Not Ashamed of the Gospel Passage: Romans 1:18–:32

January 20, 2019

The Power of the Gospel

Speaker: Rev. Jeffrey Birch Series: Romans: Not Ashamed of the Gospel Passage: Romans 1:8–:17

January 13, 2019

The Cosmic Scope of the Gospel

Speaker: Rev. Jeffrey Birch Series: Romans: Not Ashamed of the Gospel Passage: Romans 1:1–:7

January 6, 2019

Remember the Story

Speaker: Rev. Jeffrey Birch Series: Romans: Not Ashamed of the Gospel Passage: Isaiah 6:1–:8

December 30, 2018

What is Truth-Jesus the Worlds Divine Interruption

Speaker: Rick Koconis Passage: John 18:28–:38

December 23, 2018

Salvation

Speaker: Rev. Jeffrey Birch Series: Advent:Light in Darkness Passage: Luke 1:67–:79

December 9, 2018

A New Family

Speaker: Rev. Jeffrey Birch Series: Advent:Light in Darkness Passage: John 1:6–:13

December 2, 2018

Life and Light

Speaker: Rev. Jeffrey Birch Series: Advent:Light in Darkness Topic: Advent Passage: John 1:1–:5