In this season - God is here
SERMON TOPIC: In this season - God is here
Speaker: Des Burrows
Date: 9 December 2012
Topic Groups: CHRISTMAS
Sermon synopsis: Emmanuel or Imanu'el,
'God is with us'
Is a symbolic name which appears in chapters 7 and 8 of the Book of Isaiah as part of a prophecy assuring king Ahaz of Judah of God's protection against enemy kings;
It is also quoted in the Gospel of Matthew as a sign verifying the divine status of Jesus.
Nancy Pearcey’s book, Total Truth: “Sadly, many Christians … give cognitive assent to the great truths of Scripture but they make their practical, day-to-day decisions based only on what they can see, hear, measure, and calculate.” LEAVING GOD OUT.