“Ready or Not, He is Coming!” Sermon Text: Isaiah 9:2, 6-7
Last Sunday was the beginning of our Advent season.A season that calls us “to prepare” the way
for the impending coming of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.We lit the first candle of Advent which
stands for “HOPE” because as we look forward to Christmas, we do so in hopeful
anticipation that God once again brings salvation to His people.
In 25 days, we will celebrate the birth of Jesus… The joyous moment when
Emmanuel (God with us!) appears in the midst of His creation.The Son of God arrives to redeem the
world!Jesus comes in the midst of
darkness and shines brightly upon those who are “living in the land of the shadow of death…”,and
brings forth His glory and the hope of eternal life to those who believe.
It’s amazing how much time and money Macy’s and all the other department stores
invest in preparation for Christmas. (or how they would say; the “holiday
season”) They do so because they “believe” (that’s Macy’s holiday theme for
this year.) that they will benefit from what’s taking place, they “believe” in
the products that more...