Birth Stories

Birth Stories

Rise and Shine

Rise and shine. Epiphany Sunday     1.The manifestation of Christ to the Gentiles as represented by the Magi (Matthew 2:1–12). 2.A moment of sudden and great revelation or realization. 3.An aha moment!!! January 6 2019 George Methodist Church 8am and 10 am Isaiah 60:1-6 Psalm 72:1-7, 10-14 Ephesians 3:1-12 Matthew 2:1-12   Isaiah 60:1-6 60:1 Arise, shine; for your light has come, and the glory of the LORD has risen upon you.   60:2 For darkness shall cover the…

Advent – Purpose

Advent Purpose Luke 1:39 – 45 Guest Preacher: Philip Vercueil LUKE 1, VSS 41,” WHEN ELIZABETH HEARD MARY’S GREETING, THE BABY LEAPED IN HER WOMB, AND ELIZABETH WAS FILLED WITH THE HOLY SPIRIT”. BLACK FRIDAY — THAT DAY MOST RETAILERS LOVE AND MANY BUYERS HOPE TO PICK UP BARGAINS. WE SAW THE QUEUES FORMING OUTSIDE THE MAJOR RETAILERS THE EVENING BEFORE — PEOPLE HAD THEIR CHAIRS, COFFEE, SLEEPING BAGS — ALL THIS IN ANTICIPATION OF SO-CALLED BARGAINS. APPARENTLY THE MOST…

Advent – Presence

Presence – The Lord is with you. Luke 1:26 – 38   Being fully present even when the call on your life is a big one.   George Methodist Church 9th December 2018 With Peter Veysie   Who is Mary ?   I really believe that many of us may not know who Mary really was and so I want to give you her historical and biblical story. Her name is Mary and her parents were Joachim and Anna. Her…

Advent – Power

The birth stories – Advent and the preparation for the coming of Christ. The Power of God in advent Luke 1:5 -25 George Methodist Church 2nd December 2018 With Peter Veysie     Introduction   The season of Advent, which comes comes from the Latin word adventus meaning “coming” or “visit,” begins four Sundays before Christmas and ends on Christmas Eve. Advent is the beginning of the liturgical year for Christians. [Liturgical — from liturgy, which means the forms and…

Birth Stories – Partnership

Guest Minister – Harry Munnings 25th Nov 2018 Partnership The Amazing truth is that the Lord God Almighty creator of the Universe has entered into partnership with us and communicates with us and works with us his creation. He enlists both men and women and informs us of what his plans are and what he is doing here on earth. Because we are entering into the Christmas season we are going to highlight this involvement by God in the birth…

Birth Stories – prophecy about Jesus

The birth narrative retold. Prophecy about Jesus Sunday 11th November 2018 Isaiah 60:1-5 Matthew 1:18 -25 10am service   Isaiah 60:1-5 (TNIV) “Arise, shine, for your light has come, and the glory of the LORD rises upon See, darkness covers the earth and thick darkness is over the peoples, but the LORD rises upon you and his glory appears over you. Nations will come to your light, and kings to the brightness of your dawn. “Lift up your eyes and…

Birth Stories – Prophecies of Jesus

The birth narrative retold. Prophecy about Jesus Sunday 11th November 2018 Isaiah 60:1-5 Matthew 1:18 -25 10am service Isaiah 60:1-5 (TNIV) “Arise, shine, for your light has come, and the glory of the LORD rises upon See, darkness covers the earth and thick darkness is over the peoples, but the LORD rises upon you and his glory appears over you. Nations will come to your light, and kings to the brightness of your dawn. “Lift up your eyes and look…