Messages on Isaiah

Messages on Isaiah

Beyond Our Understanding

Isaiah 64:4 1st Sunday of Advent Introduction:  The once and future king Today marks the first day of the Season of Advent, recalling the events preceding the birth of Jesus of Nazareth.  It has an ancient history and marks a wondrous theological truth; that in His birth Jesus, the eternal Son of God who is Creator of all things is Himself now part of Creation.  He has joined the human race, and when He resurrected and ascended to heaven, He…

What prophecy looks like

What Prophecy Looks LikeSunday, April 19, 2020 at The First Congregational Church of Marshalltown, IowaActs 2:31 “…he, foreseeing this, spoke concerning the resurrection of the Christ, that His soul was not left in Hades, nor did His flesh see corruption.”Isaiah 44:28 “Who says of Cyrus, ‘He is My shepherd, and he shall perform all My pleasure, saying to Jerusalem ‘You shall be built,’ and to the temple, ‘Your foundation shall be laid.’” • Introduction:Ralph Waldo Emerson, in one of his…

A Face Like Flint – Palm Sunday

A Face Like Flint Isaiah 50:4-9; Luke 9:51 April 5, 2020  Palm Sunday at the First Congregational Church of Marshalltown, Iowa   Introduction First, a little joke about being stubborn.  It goes like this; Little Josh was brought to Dr Gill cause he hadn’t eaten anything for days. Dr Gill offered him all the goodies he could think of. No luck. He tried a little scolding. It didn’t work. A little pleading, to no avail.  Finally he sat down, faced…