Sermons on Isaiah 40:1-11

The Comfort of Peace

The dove – a symbol of peace for thousands of years in many different cultures.  From Genesis in the story of Noah’s Ark, to Jesus’ baptism when the Holy Spirit descended on him in bodily form like a dove – the dove has been a meaningful symbol.  And as we come together on this Second…

The Promise of Hope

Comfort, comfort my people,     says your God. 2 Speak tenderly to Jerusalem,     and proclaim to her that her hard service has been completed,     that her sin has been paid for, that she has received from the Lord’s hand     double for all her sins. 3 A voice of one calling: “In the wilderness prepare     the way for the…