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Sermon: "The King Of Kings" From Matthew 2

In our sermon series “Witnesses of His Advent,” we look at the powerful rulers in Jesus’ day: the Three Kings from the Orient and King Herod. 54 more words


Matthew’s Interesting Use of Isaiah 7:14

Posted by Don Merritt on December 7, 2016

Therefore the Lord himself will give you a sign: The virgin will conceive and give birth to a son, and will call him Immanuel.

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Choose Your Focus This Christmas: Learning from Herod, the Magi, and Matthew (Matthew 2:1--12)

In Matthew 2:1–12 we find the incredible story of the Magi. Sunday, Ron Comoglio, one of OBC’s elders preached a message on that passage. What follows are discussion questions related to that sermon and further resources for studying the incredible account of the Bethlehem Star which led the Magi to meet the Christ-child and offer him worship. 580 more words


Overjoyed? Or troubled?

Such a contrast. The foreign Magi are overjoyed. They travel a great distance. They come to worship. The local ruling class, though — Herod and the religious leaders — are disturbed and troubled. 858 more words


Follow the Star 2016: Pipe Cleaner Star

I told you that we were going to go star crazy this Advent, so here is another star to work on.  Our children and youth will be making them during Sunday School this month, and I can’t wait to see how they turn out!   107 more words


Follow the Star Week 1: Advent 2016

“For we observed his star at its rising, and have come to pay him homage.”
–The words of the wise men in Matthew 2:2

For those churches which follow a three year cycle of Sunday readings, called the Revised Common Lectionary, this year most of our readings about Jesus will be from the Gospel of Matthew.  750 more words

Family Devotions

Sin - a bouquet of words

Sin is a word without much meaning in our culture.  It seems very old fashioned.  Does anyone understand what it means to “live in sin.”  Do we agree that we “sin in word and deed”? 307 more words