Sermon Notes

Preaching – Sr Pastor Chris Reutepohler – Advent Series – Scripture passage: Matthew 1 & 2

1st Sunday of Advent – Advent Candle: The Prophecy Candle – Theme: Hope and Expectation


I. The prophecies fulfilled at Jesus birth are a source of great hope.

A. His lineage was planned (Matthew 1:1-2)

  1. Through Abraham (Genesis 12:3)
  2. Through Isaac (Genesis 17:19)
  3. Through Jacob (Genesis 28:14)
  4. Through the tribe of Judah (Genesis 49:10)
  5. Through David (2 Samuel 7:12-13)

Application: You are not an accident

B. His circumstances were orchestrated (Matthew 2:1-23)

  1. Born in Bethlehem (Micah 5:2)
  2. Taken to Egypt (Hosea 11:1. Jeremiah 31:15)
  3. Come from Galilee (Isaiah 9:1-7)

Application: God transcends all our circumstances

C. His birth was supernatural (Matthew 1:18-25)

  1. Born of a virgin (Isaiah 7:14)

Application:  God will do what he says he will do


Latest Sermons

Habakkuk 1:12-2:20 Doubting Faithfully

Welcome we are glad you are here. Today's Songs are All Creatures of Our God and King; Holy, Holy, Holy Our God Saves Holy Spirit The message is "Doubting Faithfully" "When we don't like what God is Doing"