Sermon –

Dec 7, 2015


Isaiah 61:1-4, 8-11

1 Thessalonians 5:16-24

John 1:6-8, 19-27



The more questions we ask, the less clear things become.

We find out more “what is not” than “what is.”


John 1:22


The Jewish leaders were famous for sending others to do their “dirty work.”

As our lives move forward we become more aware of that which we are not aware.


John 1:19


Knowing that Jesus is still to come, points out our own inadequacies.

Knowing that Jesus is still to come is our hope for the future in the past.


Isaiah 61:10  I delight greatly in the Lord, my soul rejoices in my God.

For he has clothed me with garments of salvation and arrayed me in a robe of his righteousness,…