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The Innocents

December 18th, 2012 · 2 Comments · Sermon Bin

“The Innocents” Advent 3 Luke 1: 26-38   December 16, 2012 Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church ©Scott Black Johnston   Since this is Pageant Sunday, I had planned to use this time during the service to talk with our shepherds, angels, little lambs and what appears to be a Christmas pig.  However, as news of the […]

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Hark!

November 29th, 2012 · 2 Comments · Faith and the City

Advent is upon us. This Sunday we begin our journey toward Christmas.  As we head down the sacred path to Bethlehem, we will be accompanied by a familiar cast of characters: rough-and-tumble shepherds, a puzzled Joseph, a prophetic Mary, a cranky innkeeper, and, of course, choirs of angels. It is hard to imagine Christmas without […]

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