Read Genesis 16.
“Behold…you shall bear a son. You shall call his name Ishmael” (Gen. 16:11). “Behold…[you shall] bear a son, and you shall call his name Jesus” (Luke 1:31).
God teaches us to wait so that He will fulfill His promises for us. This is to exalt God’s power and grace; this is […]
“…You shall call his name Jesus, for he will save his people from their sins.”
…“Behold, the virgin shall conceive and bear a son, and they shall call his name Immanuel” (which means, God with us)….And he called his name Jesus.” –Matthew 1:21-25
Christmas is about Jesus. Christmas is about Jesus the Savior of […]
I have a favorite hill in my little town of Round Hill, Virginia, which I enjoy ascending at a particular time of morning in the summer months. The light has already dawned by the time I start climbing to the summit. The light helps me on my way up the hill, but I don’t see […]Continue Reading →
Beloved, let this truth be our deepest desire and prayer this Christmas! “O Come, O Come, Immanuel!” Let us pray as God’s people that Jesus Christ will come and take us to be with Himself, and to “close the path to misery” here in our lonely exile in this present age.
The wonderful Christmas hymn […]Continue Reading →
* Image of God (Gen. 1:26-28; Eph. 4:17-24; cf. Heb. 2:5-18) – In the beginning, God dwelled with man created in His image. Adam was not “God in the flesh” but he was “like God in the flesh”, and he enjoyed the “Immanuel presence of God” in the Garden. Man was made in God’s image […]Continue Reading →
Zechariah the Prophet prophesied at the time of Darius of Persia (ca. 520-18 BC), during the same time as the Prophet Haggai, with a preaching ministry that spanned about fifty years (520-470 BC). He became a martyr for His faithful preaching and teaching, and was nobly recognized by the Lord Jesus Christ for His faithful […]Continue Reading →
Dear Beloved, Loved by God, at KCPC,
As you plan your calendars for the new year of 2018, may you also have a plan for holiness. The Apostle Paul both encourages and commends the Christians at Thessalonica because their election by God was demonstrated very specifically in that the gospel came to them not only […]Continue Reading →
Read Luke 1:26-55.
“My soul magnifies the Lord, and my spirit rejoices in God my Savior…” (Luke 1:46-47)
Mary rejoiced in God her Savior because of Christ. We can too! What are specific ways to do this as a congregation during this Advent and Christmastide?
1. Let us know God our Savior in Jesus Christ […]Continue Reading →
Child in the Manger by Sinclair B. Ferguson
Songs of the Nativity by John Calvin
Why Christ Came: 31 Meditations on the Incarnation by Joel R. BeekeContinue Reading →
Happy 500th Anniversary of the Reformation!
Regularly during our public worship services at KCPC, we confess together as a congregation the Nicene Creed. The Nicene Creed is the corporate confession of the church that was formulated from the Councils of Nicea and Constantinople in 325 and 381 A.D. respectively. The Nicene Creed is a Trinitarian […]Continue Reading →