Wednesday, December 24, 2008

Preview of Comming Attractions

Here's what's up for this coming Sunday, Dec. 28:

Sermon Notes
Isaiah 7:14; Matthew 1:23
Immanuel: God with us
December 28, 2008

What is it like to have God present, not only in proximity to your life but living within your life? Come and see what this is like and what this reality can do to transform your life, give encouragement, hope, strength, and deep joy to your life for a new life in a new year!

1. Forecast of Immanuel (Isaiah 7:14)
What did the people of Israel expect Immanuel (Messiah) to look like?

2. Experiencing the reality of Immanuel (Matthew 1:23)
What did the people in the first century experience when they came face-to-face with Immanuel?

3. Practicing the presence of God
What is it like today to live in the reality of God’s abiding presence?

Pick one thing you can do each day that will help you experience the reality of God’s presence in your life.
Note that one thing here:

Note: What do you think Joseph and Mary were thinking about on Christmas Eve?

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