1/29/12 – Jonathan Chute – “The Power of the Word”
Sermon – The Power of the Word
Mark 1: 21-28.
Scripture – Mark 1: 21-28
1/22/12 – Jonathan Chute – “Hearing the Call”
Sermon – Hearing the Call
Mark 1: 14-20. After the arrest of John the Baptist. Jesus launches his public ministry. He calls two sets of brothers, both fishermen from the Sea of Galilee, to leave their previous lives and follow him, and that’s just what they do.
Scripture – Mark 1: 14-20
1/15/12 – Jonathan Chute – “Come and See”
Sermon – Come and See
John 1: 35-51. When Philip tells his friend, Nathanael, about meeting the Messiah, Nathanael has trouble believing him, so Philip invites Nathanael to come and see for himself.
Scripture – John 1: 35-51
1/08/12 – John Kwan – “Well Pleased”
Sermon – Well Pleased
Mark 1: 4-11. The gospel of Mark begins with Jesus already an adult coming to the Jordan River to be baptized by John the Baptist. As Jesus comes up out of the water, we are witness to a revelation that remains hidden to those around him.
Scripture – Mark 1: 4-11
1/01/12 – Jonathan Chute – “Extra-Ordinary”
Sermon – Extra-Ordinary
Luke 2: 22-40. Mary and Joseph bring their child to the temple – to present him to God, as the law required for all first-born male children. But then something well beyond the ordinary happens. Anna and Simeon, two older members of the community who have been waiting for the coming of the Messiah, greet the baby as the One for whom they have been waiting.
Scripture – Luke 2: 22-40