3rd Sunday in Advent (Wanda Derksen)

December 11, 2011 - 10:45am - 12:00pm
Advent Series: "Awesome Deeds We Do Not Expect" Sermon Title: Transforming our Sorrow Speaker:  Wanda Derksen Scripture: Isaiah 61:1-4, 8-11; 1 Thess 5:16-24 Other texts: Psalm 126; John 1:6-8, 19-28 We have been promised a day when tears of sorrow will be transformed to shouts of joy. But we live in a "meantime" still marked by oppression, broken hearts, and loss of freedom. We are invited to hold fast to what is good, even while we wait for God's intervention.