Sermons from December 2018

Zechariah’s Psalm

Can you imagine what it must have been like to have been at the Temple that day Zechariah came out dumbfounded by the divine encounter with the Angel Gabriel? He was speechless, but pregnant with a word from God for the people. He couldn’t talk but he couldn’t keep quiet. He had a message but…

Mary’s Psalm

It is often referred to as “The Magnificat” which is Latin for magnify. It is a reference to Mary’s immortal exaltation of God which she declared at her cousin Elizabeth’s house upon hearing Elizabeth’s spirit-filled celebration. As you recall from last Sunday, Elizabeth and her yet-to-be-born baby boy John are filled with the Holy Spirit…

Elizabeth’s Psalm

At that time Mary got ready and hurried to a town in the hill country of Judea, 40 where she entered Zechariah’s home and greeted Elizabeth. 41 When Elizabeth heard Mary’s greeting, the baby leaped in her womb, and Elizabeth was filled with the Holy Spirit. 42 In a loud voice she exclaimed: “Blessed are…