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Christmas sermon 2015: God calls Mary

Christmas sermon 2015: God calls Mary

Introduction

In the ancient world the word “calling” was of great significance. In those days the word was used to refer to the act of being summoned by the King. Likewise God also has called or summoned us to his presence. In fact the Greek word for church (ekklésia) means called out from the world and to God. In today’s message we will look at three areas in the call of God, from another famous passage. It’s none other than the Angelic visit to Mary.

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Sermon: Lessons from Jacob the deceiver

Sermon: Lessons from Jacob the deceiver

Introduction

The two boys in our story today came from a godly home, but a dysfunctional home nonetheless.  It may seem strange that a godly home could be dysfunctional but Jacob and Esau had the deck stacked against them by their own parents.  Isaac favored Esau, his rugged outdoors man, while Rebekah preferred gentle Jacob, and neither hesitated to let their feelings show.

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