A Son Is Given

“A Son Is Given” Isaiah 9:6 As we approach the Christmas holidays, I would like to invite you to use this message as part of a “Christmas present.” By that I mean learning what Christmas means to us at present. Picture it this way: God’s glorious Gift has been wrapped up with a number of […]

Who Will End the Violence?

Who Will End the Violence? Isaiah 9:4-6 These days, our headlines are full of violence. There have been a number of news items about domestic strife and race-based violence. On the international scene, we read of ongoing brutality by Islamic terrorists. The question on many of our minds is this: Who will stop the violence? As […]

Why Should We Sing for Joy?

What is the source of our joy?

In Isaiah, chapter 12, we find a short expression of the coming joy of Israel. This passage is especially remarkable when you consider the serious problems discussed in Isaiah chapters 1-11. But there in the darkness of sinful problems, we find the Light of Messianic joy: Isaiah 2 reminds us that the Lord will bring […]