The God of Miracles

“For nothing is impossible with God (Luke 1:37).” We serve a miraculous God. From time to time he will suspend his own laws of nature to help his children. Why, you ask? C.S. Lewis says it best: “Miracles are a retelling in small letters of the very same story which is written across the whole […]

God with Us

“The virgin will be with child and will give birth to a son, and they will call him Immanuel”—which means, “God with us.” (Matthew 1:23, NIV) The two pivotal facts of Jesus’ incarnation are found right here: Jesus is God and Jesus is human.  He is Immanuel, God with us. Why is this important? Consider […]

A Hidden God and His Icon

He is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn over all creation; (Colossians 1:15, HCSB) In Paul’s letter to the church of Colossae, we come to what most scholars consider a hymn of the early church. There are two stanzas which basically repeat the same idea in 1:15-17 and 1:18-20. The hymn is steeped […]

Adventus Domini: The Arrival of the Lord (Part 2) The Hidden Spring

Listen Here! Click Play Button to Listen [sc_embed_player fileurl=”″] Tweet along with us #NLCdenton Tweets about “#nlcdenton” Enjoy these Resources [toggle title=”Notes & Outline”] [download_box]Download Sermon Notes Word Docx Download Sermon Notes PDF[/download_box] AdventAnother ______________ (Matt 1:21-25, Luke 2:36-39)The  ______________ Spring (a parable by N. T. Wright)The  ______________ Kingdom (Gal 4:4) The  ______________ Servant (Isaiah […]

Advent Devotional

Adventus Domini is Latin for the Arrival of the Lord. An advent, in ancient times, signified a formal ceremony welcoming a king or emperor. We call the Christmas season advent for the same reason. We are celebrating the arrival of a king – one who will put the world to rights. The one who brings […]