Preparing for Sunday: December 31, 2017

Preparing for Sunday: December 31, 2017

“The only people whose soul can truly magnify the Lord are. . . people who acknowledge their lowly estate & are overwhelmed by the condescension of the magnificent GOD.”
– John Piper, Mary’s Magnificent God

Sermon Title: A New Year. . . A New Beginning?

Sermon Text: Matthew 2:1-23

Old Testament Reading: Isaiah 60:1-6

Responsive Psalm: Psalm 49:1-12

A Prayer for Today: “Almighty God, who wonderfully created us in your own image and yet more wonderfully restored us through your Son Jesus Christ: grant that, as he came to share in our humanity, so we may share the life of his divinity; who is alive and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever. Amen.”

Music: “Hark! the Herald Angels Sing”