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The Fathers of Christmas

The Fathers of Christmas Matthew 1:1-17 We looked at this same passage last week, focusing in on the four women mentioned in Jesus’ genealogy and how their inclusion in His family history shows that the grace of God is on…

The Mothers of Christmas

The Mothers of Christmas Matthew 1:1-17 Have you ever embellished something, or perhaps failed to mention something that was less than flattering, on your resume? Maybe your uncle, a small business owner, hired you as his only other employee to…

The Need for Christmas

The Need for Christmas Genesis 3:1-15 “Why do we need Christmas? I do not mean the trees, the lights, the snowmen, the presents, the tinsel, and so on. I mean, why do we need Jesus, the Son of God incarnate,…

The Dawn of Christmas

The Dawn of Christmas Genesis 1:1-3, 26-31; 2:4-7, 18-23 and John 1:1-4 “In the beginning…” So begins the book of Genesis as well as the Gospel of John. It may seem a little out of place to begin an Advent…

Christ-Centered Evangelists: Acts 1: 6-11

Here at First Pres we espouse a vision that declares us to be a Christ-centered fellowship of believers devoted to, among other matters, personal evangelism. Evangelism is the proclamation of good news. As His disciples we have heard and been…