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Advent 2017 – Part 2 – “The Benedictus”

The second of the songs of Luke’s gospel comes from the mouth of Zechariah the priest on the occasion of the circumcision of his son, John. For much of church history this song has been referred to as the “Benedictus”  because of its first words in the Latin translation of Scripture (Benedictus Dominus Deus Israel, “Blessed be…

2017 Advent Series

Sing to the Lord, bless his name; tell of his salvation from day to day. – Psalm 96:2 Throughout much of church history, Christians have marked out the four Sundays leading up to Christmas Eve as a time period known as “advent,” a term is derived from the Latin word which means “coming” or “arrival.” During these…

2016 Advent Series

As we have seen throughout our 2016 study of the book of Genesis, all of the major themes of Scripture and vital doctrines of the faith find their origins in the “book of beginnings.” Christmas is no different and so during Advent we will take time to consider three promises of God found within Genesis that are directly connected to the events…