Sermons

Behold, the Lamb of God!

Our families have many traditions as we celebrate Christmas. The festival of Passover was a tradition for the early Jews. While it celebrated the freeing of the Israelites from slavery, it also foreshadowed the arrival of our Lord Jesus, the Lamb of God. May we not focus only Christ the tiny baby but also Christ…

What’s in a name?

Why are names important to us? Last names mean something, often stemming from what their ancestors did. Jesus’ name meant “he will save his people from their sins”. He lived up to his name as Christ the anointed one. We too are anointed through baptism as Christians. With this anointing comes responsibility, and our behavior…

Kings To You

Like the two friends in The Count of Monte Cristo, we might feel that we should ‘get the king’, we should get what is ours. But is that the right way to think? Jesus set the example living a humble life while knowing he would come again at the end in glory. We can hope…

keep the lamps trimmed

The parable of the five wise and five foolish virgins was different from most of Jesus’ parables, but why? It was told in the last days of his life, foretelling events to come, including His persecution and death. Even today, we can learn from this parable – He wants us to be prepared!  May we…