Hope

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Hope for an Afflicted People (Lamentations 3: 1-24)

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Bible Reading I am the man who has seen affliction     under the rod of his wrath; 2 he has driven and brought me     into darkness without any light; 3 surely against me he turns his hand     again and again the whole day long. 4 He has made my flesh and my skin waste away;     he has broken my bones; […]

Behold My Servant (Isaiah 52:13 – 53:12)

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Isaiah 52: 13-15 Behold, my servant shall act wisely; he shall be high and lifted up, and shall be exalted. As many were astonished at you—his appearance was so marred, beyond human semblance, and his form beyond that of the children of mankind—so shall he sprinkle many nations. Kings shall shut their mouths because of him, […]

Light to the Nations (Isaiah 49: 1-7)

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NOTE: This week’s sermon is available on video at https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=254917269169844. Although it is a Facebook link, you do not need to be a Facebook user to view the video. Isaiah 49: 1-7 Listen to me, O coastlands,     and give attention, you peoples from afar. The Lord called me from the womb,     from the body of my mother he named […]

Liberty to the Captives (Isaiah 61)

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Isaiah 61 The Spirit of the Lord God is upon me,     because the Lord has anointed me to bring good news to the poor;[a]     he has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives,     and the opening of the prison to those who are bound;[b] 2 to proclaim the year of the Lord‘s favor,     and the day of […]

The Lord’s Chosen Servant (Isaiah 42: 1-9)

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NOTE: This week’s sermon is available on video at https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=254917269169844. Although it is a Facebook link, you do not need to be a Facebook user to view the video. Isaiah 42: 1-9 Behold my servant, whom I uphold,     my chosen, in whom my soul delights; I have put my Spirit upon him;     he will bring forth justice […]

Real Hope for a Broken World (Isaiah 11: 1-10)

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Isaiah 11: 1-10 There shall come forth a shoot from the stump of Jesse,     and a branch from his roots shall bear fruit. 2 And the Spirit of the Lord shall rest upon him,     the Spirit of wisdom and understanding,     the Spirit of counsel and might,     the Spirit of knowledge and the fear of the Lord. 3 And his delight shall be […]