Sermons on Advent

Sermons on Advent

Walking in Darkness

Second Sunday of AdventDecember 8, 2019LIGHT FOR THE PATH: WALKING IN DARKNESSREV. MARY BETH HARDESTY-CROUCHPsalm 27:1, Isaiah 9:2-7 NRSV We can’t fully embrace the light without having experienced the darkness. We’ve all known darkness, both cosmic and personal. Having known and experienced the darkness shapes who we are but it doesn’t define our future. God is sovereign and God holds the future and God lights the Path into His future. 2 The people who walked in darkness    have seen a great…

Light For The Path

Light For The PathPsalm 27:1; Genesis 1:1-5Rev. Mary Beth Hardesty-Crouch First Sunday of AdventCommunion SundayDecember 1, 2019 It all began in darkness and chaos. And then without warning, God spoke and suddenly light flooded the cosmos, clearly separating and defining the difference between darkness and light. Light gives shape and purpose and identity and hope.

Xchanging Fear for Love

What if we could exchange our despair, chaos, fear, bitterness, and darkness for the very best God offers through hope, love, joy, peace, and light?

Xchanging Despair for Hope

December 2 2018 First Sunday of Advent Luke 21:25-36 Rev. Todd Harris, preaching Exchanging gifts comes with the season. Sure, sometimes gift exchanges are a hassle, but in the end,  we occasionally receive that for which we’d hoped.What if we could do the same the heaviness that comes with Advent? What if we could exchange our despair, chaos, fear, bitterness, and darkness for the very best God offers through hope, love, joy, peace, and light? It can be ours if…