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Heart Prep for Sunday, December 8, 2013

The text for this week is Isaiah 7:10-17, the prophecy of the virgin birth of Immanuel. The big idea is that every word of the Lord proves true. The worship will focus on God’s promised gift of Immanuel

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Come Thou Long Expected Jesus Traditionally sung, probably slower than we’ll do it.
And a cool ‘Skit Guys’ video of the same song

Of the Father’s Love Begotten

Galatians 4:4 But when the fullness of time had come, God sent forth his Son, born of woman, born under the law,
John 1:14 And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we have seen his glory, glory as of the only Son from the Father, full of grace and truth.
Isaiah 7:14 Therefore the Lord himself will give you a sign. Behold, the virgin shall conceive and bear a son, and shall call his name Immanuel.
Matthew 1:18-23 Now the birth of Jesus Christ took place in this way. When his mother Mary had been betrothed to Joseph, before they came together she was found to be with child from the Holy Spirit. 19And her husband Joseph, being a just man and unwilling to put her to shame, resolved to divorce her quietly. 20But as he considered these things, behold, an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream, saying, “Joseph, son of David, do not fear to take Mary as your wife, for that which is conceived in her is from the Holy Spirit. 21She will bear a son, and you shall call his name Jesus, for he will save his people from their sins.” 22All this took place to fulfill what the Lord had spoken by the prophet: 23“Behold, the virgin shall conceive and bear a son, and they shall call his name Immanuel” (which means, God with us).

How Many Kings

We Three Kings

Let All Mortal Flesh
So Long, Moses – Andrew Peterson

After Exposition:
Immanuel – Michael Card

Silent Night – alright, you know this already; I just like Enya’s Irish version.

How Suddenly a Baby Cries

Hark! the Herald Angels Sing