Led by Rev. Sam Mawhinney.
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Welcome & Call to Worship
Opening Hymn: Praise to the Lord, the Almighty
Prayers of Adoration and Confession
Lighting of the Advent Candles
Hymn: Joy to the World
Reading: Judges 13:1-25
Sermon: “The Birth of a Deliverer”
Praise: I Will Offer Up My Life
Prayers for Others
Closing Hymn: God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
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What was the evil the Israelites did in the sight of the Lord?
What similarities can you trace in Samson’s birth and Jesus’ birth?
Manoah’s wife’s name is never mentioned by anyone in the story. What might be the significance of this?
Manoah is fearful of meeting with God (v.22). Why should we be similarly fearful? What assurance can we have, like Manoah’s wife?