Preaching Advent: Some Insights from Hermann Sasse
Advent is something of a liturgical speed bump that slows us down lest we rush to Christmas but forget that the baby born in Bethlehem will return with glory and power to judge the living and the dead.
Old Testament: Isaiah 64:1-9 (Advent 1: Series B)
The LORD God had promised He was coming, and they were certain there could be no better time for Him to fulfill His promise.
Epistle: I Corinthians 1:3-9 (Advent 1: Series B)
Human history and especially the Christian life have a shape and Jesus is its shaper at every point.
Gospel: Mark 13:24-37 (Advent 1: Series B)
Jesus desires for us to watch. The question, however, is, “How do we watch for the return of Jesus?”
The Last Sundays of the Church Year
What does the return of the Lord Jesus in judgment mean for me now in the face of all the real-life verdicts that I have to face?