Some thoughts from last Sunday’s sermon from Taylor Ishii, our church’s youth pastor.
“God will stop at nothing to be with us.”
Also, a quote (in my paraphrase) he gave from Stan Hauerwas: “What shouldn’t stun us is that Mary is a virgin but that God won’t abandon us.”
May we be reminded of the stunning truth of this season: He is God with us.
It’s my last Christmas Eve service at Heights Church serving as pastor.
It took me over 19 years of preaching to finally get a message where the points play off of a word! My penultimate message and I FINALLY get something together using one word! Continue reading “Christmas Eve — Tuning our hearts”
4 But when the fulfillment of the time came, God sent his Son, born through a woman, and born under the Law. 5 This was so he could redeem those under the Law so that we could be adopted. 6 Because you are sons and daughters, God sent the Spirit of his Son into our hearts, crying, “Abba, Father!” 7 Therefore, you are no longer a slave but a son or daughter, and if you are his child, then you are also an heir through God. (Galatians 4:4-7)