The Day of Atonement

Artwork by Ariel Crisostomo

  Leviticus 16:3-34; Hebrews 9:1-14 (text) © November 10, 2013 • Download this sermon (PDF) Introduction Beloved congregation of Christ: On October 6, 1973, as I was looking forward to the last few days of … [Read more...]

The Lord’s Day Worship as Our Sabbath Rest

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  Genesis 2:1-3; Hebrews 4:1-4 June 10, 2012 (Samal Island, Davao) Download this sermon (PDF)   Today is the Lord's Day. And although we are not able to worship with our brothers and … [Read more...]

Born to Be “Like His Brothers in Every Respect”

"Adoration of the Lamb" detail in "Ghent Altarpiece" by Jan van Eyck, finished 1432. (Click to enlarge)

Notwithstanding images of a “super baby” at his birth, Jesus was like any other baby born in this world by a woman. We hear cute little children in Christmas pageants singing, “The cattle are lowing, the baby awakes, but … [Read more...]