Part 1: A Promise Kept
November 26, 2017 – Phill Kwon
The genealogy of Christ in Matthew chapter 1 is one of the most overlooked passages in the New Testament, but it is incredibly important to discuss in the Advent season. This list of 42 names stands for a verifiable promise of God that was kept for generation after generation. While the world feeds on fairy tales and desires for a Hallmark Channel perfect Christmas, scripture provides a truth that we should not dismiss.
Part 2: Endure
December 3, 2017 – Phill Kwon
As a community of individuals, the Lord is calling us to walk in Christ-likeness, enduring shame and suffering for the sake of those who are lost and vulnerable. Joseph was a picture of the kind of obedient endurance his adopted son would take upon himself. Now we who have been set free and are welcomed into the family of God – who can we carry this Christmas?