God With Us: From Darkness to Light | Dr. Stephen Conley December 7, 2020 Stephen Conley Advent

December 7, 2020 Preacher: Pastor Stephen Series: Advent: God With Us

Topic: Advent Scripture: Isaiah 1:2–4, Isaiah 8:5–22, Isaiah 7:14, Isaiah 9:1–7

The Darkness of Sin’s Captivity (Is. 1:2-4; 8:5-22)

  • God’s people had rebelled against the Lord and forsaken His ways (Is. 1:2-4)
  • God’s people would soon be taken into captivity by the Assyrians (Is. 8:5-10)
  • God would not leave them or break His covenant!

The Light of the Messiah’s Eternal Kingdom (Is. 7:14; 9:1-7)

  • Even amid the darkest of days, the light of the Messiah was already shining!
  • God had a plan to rescue His people through the Messiah (Is. 7:14)
  • The identity of the Messiah is declared as the Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, and Prince of Peace. (Is. 9:6-7)
  • Even amid the darkest of times, God’s rescue plan will not fail!