Sermon Title: “Genealogy, Not Genetics”
Scripture: Matthew1: selected verses; Luke 3: selected verses.
Choral Anthem: “Prophets Knew” Words by J. Paul Williams, Music by Lloyd Larson
O come, O come, Emmanuel, and ransom captive Israel! Prophets knew long ago that Christ would come to earth. Led by Isaiah they foretold His birth. God in human frame, Emmanuel His name. Prophets knew long ago, long ago…this child would be the King! Glory to God! Let heaven and nature sing. God in human frame, Messiah was His name…Micah prophesied that Christ would be born in Royal David’s town; Redeemer of Israel, promised to all, a King without a crown! Rejoice! Rejoice! Emmanuel shall come to thee, O Israel! Prophets knew long ago that in a manger stall angels and shepherds would find the Lord of all! God in human frame, Jesus was His name…