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Daily Readings

The Name Jesus – Matthew 1:21

She will give birth to a son, and you are to name him Jesus, because he will save his people from their sins.” (Matthew 1:21) Pastor John’s Notes: The name Jesus means “God Saves.” In Hebrew, it is also the same name as Joshua, the aide to Moses, who led God’s people out of the wilderness and into the Promised Land. The angel told Joseph to give Mary’s child the name “Jesus” in fulfillment of a prophecy in Zechariah chapter…

Conceived of the Holy Spirit – Matthew 1:20-21

But after he had considered these things, an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream, saying, “Joseph, son of David, don’t be afraid to take Mary as your wife, because what has been conceived in her is from the Holy Spirit. She will give birth to a son, and you are to name him Jesus, because he will save his people from their sins.” (Matthew 1:20:21) Pastor John’s Notes: The Bible refers to Jesus as the Second…

The Love of Joseph – Matthew 1:18-19

This week, we will look at the love of Joseph, the earthly father of Jesus Christ. Joseph’s devotion to God and Mary played an essential role in Jesus’ early life. The birth of Jesus Christ came about this way: After his mother Mary had been engaged to Joseph, it was discovered before they came together that she was pregnant from the Holy Spirit. So her husband Joseph, being a righteous man, and not wanting to disgrace her publicly, decided to…

The Result of Doubt – Luke 1:19-20

The angel answered him, “I am Gabriel, who stands in the presence of God, and I was sent to speak to you and tell you this good news. Now listen. You will become silent and unable to speak until the day these things take place, because you did not believe my words, which will be fulfilled in their proper time.” (Luke 1:19-20) Pastor John’s Notes: Zechariah and Elizabeth had prayed for a child for many years. When an angelic messenger…

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3050 Marietta Ave. Lancaster, PA 17601

  • Sunday 8:30 a.m. Traditional
    Sunday 10 a.m. Contemporary
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