• Trees . . . and the Christmas Story - Genesis 2:17

    Originally preached on December 2003

    Were evergreen trees a symbol of pagan worship? Did the Romans really decorate their temples with holly, ivy and mistletoe? Should sincere Christians have a Christmas tree in their living room? In this special holiday message, Stephen will trace the extraordinary relationship between trees...and the Christmas story.

    Scripture References

    • Genesis 2:17
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    From Groaning to Glory - Romans 8:16-27

    Originally preached on December 2003 – January 2004

    If one sound could be heard in outer space, emanating from planet Earth, it would be the sound of groaning. Our planet, the believer, and even the Holy Spirit are presently agonizing with unique longing. Find out why, as Stephen explains the Apostle Paul’s description of both the agony and the ecstasy. Discover God’s response to your greatest longing and the plan for His amazing rescue operation when groaning is transformed into glory.

    Scripture References

    • Romans 8:16 - 18
    • Romans 8:19 - 22
    • Romans 8:23 - 25
    • Romans 8:26 - 27