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Journey to Bethlehem

That’s the way it was that first Christmas night 2000 years ago. Baby sleeping, mother dreaming, father thinking, and God watching over it all.

Sermon Series: Christmas Messages
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Born of a Virgin

Christmas is an amazing time of year. Yesterday I ran across a statement that sums it up: “Isn’t it amazing […]

Text: Isaiah 7:14; Matthew 1:23
Sermon Series: Christ BC
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Why the Virgin Birth Matters: “Conceived of the Holy Spirit, Born of the Virgin Mary”

Let’s begin our study with two familiar verses of Scripture:   “But after he had considered this, an angel of […]

Text: Matthew 1:18-25; Luke 1:26-38
Sermon Series: The Apostles’ Creed
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Overcoming Loneliness

In this Christmas sermon Pastor Ray focuses on the phrase “God with us.” There are three words in that phrase and each one teaches us something about who Jesus really is.

Text: Isaiah 7:14 & Matthew 1:22-23
Sermon Series: The Overcoming Series
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Christ B.C. Part IV: Born of a Virgin

The Virgin Birth was never meant to stand alone. It is not a random truth plucked from thin air. God never says, “Pick and choose what you want to believe.” The story of Jesus is a seamless garment woven by the Holy Spirit. Take out his miraculous birth and you have ripped the whole garment to shreds.

Text: Isaiah 7:14, Matthew 1:23
Sermon Series: Christ BC
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Four Women in Jesus’ Family Tree

You might call this text “The forgotten chapter of the Christmas story.” It is a genealogy—a list of names, most […]

Text: Matthew 1:1-16
Sermon Series: Christmas Messages
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Joseph: A Teenager’s Dilemma

If you were given the opportunity to meet any person in the first Christmas story, who would you choose? I’ve […]

Text: Matthew 1:18-25
Sermon Series: Christmas Personalities