December 8, 2019

Peace: Submitting Ourselves to Scripture

Passage: Isaiah 11:1-10, Romans 15:4-13

We have here in Romans 15 one of the rare instances where Paul interrupts his testimony to speak of the testimony that is scripture.  Perhaps that's the reason that this Sunday in Advent was sometimes referred to in the past as "Bible Sunday."  As we are preparing, here in Advent, to receive the coming Christ, we take a moment, with Paul, to reflect upon the scriptures that have taught us to expect the Messiah, the Christ, and to know the Christ when we meet him.

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