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Christmas Words

In this sermon, Pastor Andy shows us from Isaiah 9:1-7 why the coming of our King is great news!

Citylight Delco | December 24, 2021 from Citylight Church on Vimeo

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Isaiah 9:1-7

This Christmas Eve, Pastor Matt invites us to “REJOICE! THE CHILD SHINES IN OUR DARKNESS!” Together we’ll look at 1. The darkness 2. The joy and 3. The Child

Citylight Manayunk Christmas Eve Service | December 24, 2021 from Citylight Church on Vimeo.

Resources:

Isaiah: God Saves Sinners (Preaching the Word) by Ray Ortlund

The Prophecy of Isaiah: An Introduction Commentary by Alec Motyer

ESV Study Bible

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As we move from the barren, vast landscape of stumps at the end of Isaiah 10, we find our certain hope in the shoot of Jesse in Isaiah 11.  The shoot and root of Jesse, Jesus the Messiah, is our certain hope because he is a better king and has a better kingdom.

Cityligt Delco | December 19, 2021 from Citylight Church on Vimeo

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Isaiah 11:1-10

ESV Study Bible

Isaiah: God Saves Sinners, by Ray Ortlund

Isaiah: The NIV Application Commentary, by John Oswalt

Isaiah (Tyndale Old Testament Commentary), by Alec Moyter

The Shoot from Jesse, the Nations, and Israel, by John Piper

This week Pastor Mark dives into Isaiah to illustrate our third Christmas Word: “HOPE” by encouraging us to Put our hope in the root of Jesse because 1. He is a better King
and 2. He has a better Kingdom

Citylight Manayunk | December 19, 2021 from Citylight Church on Vimeo.

Resources:

Gary V. Smith, Isaiah 1–39, ed. E. Ray Clendenen, The New American Commentary (Nashville: B & H Publishing Group, 2007), 273

The Prophecy of Isaiah: An Introduction Commentary by Alec Motyer

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Everyone thinks of Christmas as as season of hope, but on what do we set our hopes? This passage directs our hopes to the greatest possible king with the greatest possible kingdom.

Citylight Center City | December 19, 2021 from Citylight Church on Vimeo.

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Isaiah 11:1-10

The Prophecy of Isaiah: An Introduction and Commentary, Alec Motyer

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In our second Advent sermon, Pastor Matt encourages us with the BIG IDEA: Beloved, let us love one another because 1. Love is from God, 2. God is love, and 3. God has loved us.

Citylight Manayunk | December 12, 2021 from Citylight Church on Vimeo.

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New City Catechism
New American Commentary, 1 John, by Danny Akin
John Frame, The Doctrine of God

https://www.yosemite.ca.us/yosemitefallsfacts.html

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Big Idea: God is Love
  1. Love starts with God.
  2. Love is shown clearest in Jesus.
  3. Therefore, Love one another.

Citylight Delco | December 12, 2021 from Citylight Church on Vimeo

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Love is a popular word not just at Christmas time, but year-round. That said, it’s actually difficult if you try to live it out. John shows us why it’s worthwhile to do so.

 

Citylight Center City | December 12, 2021 from Citylight Church on Vimeo.

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1 John 4:7-11

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In our first sermon of Advent 2021, Pastor Matt dives into the the big idea that we are to “Receive His Peace” What type of peace do we receive from Jesus? 1. Upward 2. Outward 3. Inward

Citylight Manayunk | December 5, 2021 from Citylight Church on Vimeo.

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The NIV Application Commentary: Luke. By Darrel Bock

https://www.desiringgod.org/messages/a-savior-is-born-glory-to-god-peace-to-man

AlphaHistory.com
https://www.history.com/news/world-war-is-christmas-truce-100-years-ago

 

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The Son brings peace.

  1. Peace for the waiting.
  2. Peace for the ordinary.
  3. Peace for the God pleasers.

Citylight Delco | December 5, 2021 from Citylight Church on Vimeo

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Luke 2:1-14

We kick off our series on Christmas words with peace, but we also see that peace comes as part of a bigger package–good news of the birth of a Savior who brings glory to God in the highest and peace to His people on earth.

Citylight Center City | December 5, 2021 from Citylight Church on Vimeo.

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Luke 2:1-14

Expository Thoughts on the Gospel of Luke (Vol 1)J.C. Ryle

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