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

June 2, 2019

God's One Story

Speaker: Rev. Jeffrey Birch Series: Romans: Not Ashamed of the Gospel Passage: Romans 4:9–:12

May 26, 2019

Covenant Family

Speaker: Rev. Jeffrey Birch Series: Romans: Not Ashamed of the Gospel Passage: Romans 4:1–:8

May 12, 2019

Surrendering to Grace

Speaker: Rev. Jeffrey Birch Series: Romans: Not Ashamed of the Gospel Passage: Romans 3:27–:31

May 5, 2019

The Indescribable Gift

Speaker: Rev. Jeffrey Birch Series: Romans: Not Ashamed of the Gospel Passage: Romans 3:25–:26

April 28, 2019

What Does Divine Intervention Look Like

Speaker: Rev. Jeffrey Birch Series: Romans: Not Ashamed of the Gospel Passage: Romans 3:21–:24

April 21, 2019

New Life

Speaker: Rev. Jeffrey Birch Series: Encountering Jesus Passage: Luke 24:1–:12

April 14, 2019

The World's True Lord

Speaker: Rev. Jeffrey Birch Series: Encountering Jesus Passage: Luke 19:28–:40

April 7, 2019

Our Only Hope is in the Lord

Speaker: Rick Koconis Series: Sermons by Guest Speakers Passage: Psalm 130

March 31, 2019

Lost and Found

Speaker: Rev. Jeffrey Birch Series: Encountering Jesus Passage: Luke 15:1–:2, Luke 15:11–:32

March 24, 2019

Engaging Reality

Speaker: Rev. Jeffrey Birch Series: Encountering Jesus Passage: Luke 13:1–:9