1oth Dec 2017...→more

“Jesus, the Christ, the Son of David, the Son of Abraham.” Matthew 1:1

"Jesus, the Christ, the Son of God." Mark 1:1

 

"And you, O Bethlehem... are by no means least among the clans of Judah, for from you shall come forth for me one who is to be ruler in Israel, whose coming forth is from of old, from ancient days... and he shall stand and shepherd his flock in the strength of the Lord, in the majesty of the name of the Lord his God... he shall be great to the ends of the earth. And he shall be their peace."

Micah 5:2 (cf Matthew 2:6)

 

"Behold, the virgin shall conceive and bear a son, and they shall call his name, Immanuel' (which means, God with us)."  Matthew 1:22 (cf Isaiah 7:14)

 

"He will be great and will be called the Son of the Most High. And the Lord God will give him the throne of his father David, and he shall reign over the house of Jacob for ever, and of his kingdom there shall be no end... he wil be called holy - the Son of God." Luke 1:32-35

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Our service was led by David Torrance

Readings:

  • Isaiah 40: 3-5, 9-11
  • Isaiah 64: 1-4
  • Mark 1: 1-15