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Sermon Theme “Given a New Name for Our Righteousness to Shine”
Sermon Text: Isaiah 61:10-11, 62:1-5
Today, we continue to celebrate Christmas because it’s impossible to contain the “glory of the new born King” to just one day!The celebration must continue into the New Year because the powerful message of Advent and Christmas has given our lives true meaning.It is a powerful message of anticipated hope, unconditional love, unexplainable joy, and ever-lasting peace that challenges us to welcome 2015 with assured victory in Jesus Christ.
As we embrace the arrival of the New Year, we do so knowing that God has many blessings for us. I believe that regardless of what took place in your life during 2014; God’s plans for your future are filled with many great things.Are you ready to believe or are you receiving 2015 with defect and negativity?I think it’s wonderful that we call the coming year “new” because it gives us the blessed opportunity to start again, and Christ is big on starting new.He has promised us that He makes all things “new again”, and what a better way to start the New Year than believing that the “new” in New Year, has more to do with what God has for you and much less about chronology.Yes, my brothers and sisters, God has something new for you this year!Believe it!
The above-mentioned text comes from the book of Isaiah where the Prophet speaks of God’s promise of redemption and restoration.After spending many years in captivity and in negativity, God’s people are told that salvation is on the way.There was going to be a “new” dawn… a “new” season… The old, with all its misery, will pass away. more...