Call to Worship: Psalm 96:1-3
Adoration: Joy to the World - Hymn #199
Confession: Hallelujah! What a Savior - Hymn #286
Assurance: Scripture Reading: Hebrews 9:24-28 (Pastor Cameron)
Intercession: Pastoral Prayer (Pastor Cameron)
Thanksgiving: Musical Offering - Choir
Preparation for the Word: Come Adore the Lord with Us - Songbook
Message: Repeat the Sounding Joy! (Luke 1:1-25)
Response to the Word: Prayer
O Sing a Song of Bethlehem - Hymn #219
Repeat the Sounding Joy!
Pastor Cameron Pollock, Luke 1:1-25
I. The gospel builds our faith—believe and proclaim it (vv. 1-4)!
A. The gospel is woven throughout the Bible.
B. The gospel is true.
C. The gospel is accurate.
D. The gospel gives us certainty.
II. The gospel gives us joy—believe and proclaim it (vv. 5-17)!
A. God works for his glory in the crafting of his story.
B. God works for our good in the crafting of his story.
III. The gospel never fails—believe and proclaim it (vv. 18-25)!
A. God will discipline us for our doubt (vv. 18-23).
B. God will work despite our doubt (vv. 24-25).
Welcome and Announcements
What Child Is This - Hymn #236
Gentle Mary Laid Her Child - Hymn Hymns #214
Who Is He In Yonder Stall - Hymn #212
Message: The Best Gift You Could Ever Hope For - John 7:37-52
Light Of God - Songbook
The Best Gift You Could Ever Hope For
Pastor Andrew Lee, John 7:37-52
I. You must know Jesus to receive this Gift. (37-39)
A. You need this Gift to be spiritually alive. (37-38)
B. You can only have this Gift because of Jesus. (39)
II. Only the Messiah can promise this Gift. (40-44)
A. Jesus fulfills the Messianic prophecies. (40-42)
B. Don’t miss who Jesus is. (43-44)
III. Blind rejection forfeits the Gift. (45-51)
A. Rejection displays pride. (45-49)
B. Rejection disregards wisdom. (50-52)