Monthly Archives: December 2019


Christmas in the Shadow of the Cross, Matthew 2:13-23

Video: Audio:   Download Audio Download Text   “Christmas in the Shadow of the Cross” Matthew 2:13-23 December 29, 2019 Faith Presbyterian Church – Morning Service Pr. Nicoletti   This morning is the first Sunday in Christmas. The four weeks before Christmas are the season of Advent – a season of preparation and focus on […]


The Advents of Christ and the Call of God, Genesis 3:6-21; Mark 1:1-15; Revelation 3:14-22

Video: Audio:   Download Audio Download Text   “The Advents of Christ and the Call of God” Genesis 3:6-21; Mark 1:1-15; Revelation 3:14-22 December 22, 2019 Faith Presbyterian Church – Morning Service Pr. Nicoletti   We continue our Advent series this morning. We have considered how the advents of Christ relate to the humility of […]


The Advents of Christ and the Comfort of God, Genesis 3:6-24; Luke 1:39-45; Isaiah 25:6-9

Video: Audio:   Download Audio Download Text “The Advents of Christ and the Comfort of God” Genesis 3:6-24; Luke 1:39-45; Isaiah 25:6-9 December 15, 2019 Faith Presbyterian Church – Morning Sermon Pr. Nicoletti   We continue our Advent series this morning. On the first Sunday of Advent we considered the advents of Christ and the […]


The Advents of Christ and the Power of God, Psalm 2; Luke 1:26-33; Revelation 19:11-16

Video: Audio:   Download Audio Download Text “The Advents of Christ and the Power of God” Psalm 2; Luke 1:26-33; Revelation 19:11-16 December 8, 2019 Faith Presbyterian Church – Morning Service Pr. Nicoletti   We continue our Advent series this morning. Last Lord’s Day we considered “The Advents of Christ and the Humility of God.” […]


The Rev. Dr. Christopher Bechtel – Speaking of Love (The Installation of Rev. Nathaniel Gutierrez)

Video: Audio:   Download Audio Download Text Speaking of Love Romans 8:31-39 The Rev. Dr. Christopher Bechtel Dec 1, 2019 Our text is Romans 8:31-39, but we’re going to read the whole chapter. Dietrich Bonhoeffer says in his little book Life Together that reading long sections of Scripture is one way for us to embody […]


The Advents of Christ and the Humility of God, Genesis 3:1-6; Psalm 8; Philippians 2:1-11

Video: Audio:   Download Audio Download Text   “The Advents of Christ and the Humility of God” Genesis 3:1-6; Psalm 8; Philippians 2:1-11 December 1, 2019 Faith Presbyterian Church – Morning Service Pr. Nicoletti   We will be taking a break from the Gospel of John and will have a seasonal series for the next […]


Studies in the Trinity, Pt. 1

Mike Pfefferle starts a new adult Sunday School class, “Studies in the Trinity.” You might think that you only need to know about the Trinity when “those people” ring your doorbell. J.I. Packer would disagree; he writes in Knowing God that “the heart of the Christian faith in God is the revealed mystery of the […]