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12/26/1999  "Where, and Who Is the King?"  -  Dr. Robert Cole
12/26/1999
 " Let's Identify 'The Christmas Spirit' "  -  Pastor Murphy Lum
12/19/1999   "Emmanuel"  - Dr. Timothy Lin
12/19/1999   "The Messiah Is Our Hope"  -  Pastor Howard Hsieh
12/12/1999  "The Most Valuable Present"  -  Dr. Joshua Yeh
12/12/1999  "The Messiah Is Our Hope"  -  Pastor Howard Hsieh  
12/05/1999  "The Wonderful Event of Christ's Birth"  -  Pastor Howard Hsieh

12/05/1999   Unity Begins with "U"  -  Bro. Dean Mellerstig
 
11/28/1999  "A Response in Thanksgiving: Be Fruitful"  -  Pastor Murphy Lum
11/21/1999  "Hallelujah!"  -  Pastor Andrew Ho
11/21/1999  "Bless the Lord"  -  Pastor Murphy Lum

11/14/1999  "Kept by the Power of God"  -   Dr. Joseph Wang

11/14/1999  "Turning the Other Cheek"  -  Dr. Don Sunukjian
 
11/07/1999  "The Model Church"  -  Dr. Joseph Wang
11/07/1999  "Satanic Attacks Upon the Church"  -  Pastor Murphy Lum


12/26/1999  "Where, and Who Is the King?"  -  Dr. Robert Cole
Mt.2:1-12

I. Magi see star and go to Jerusalem (vv. 1-2)

II. Herod consults religious leaders on place of birth (vv.3-6)

III. Herod consults magi on time of birth (vv.7-8)

IV. Magi see star again and go to Bethlehem and worship (vv.9-12)

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12/26/1999  " Let's Identify 'The Christmas Spirit' "  -  Pastor Murphy Lum
2 Cor. 9:6-15

Introduction:   The spirit of Christmas:

  1. To Scrooge, it is a ghost;

  2. To a boy, it is a gift of a pair of pants; C.K. Chesterton says, "More important to have the pair of legs on which the pants fit";

  3. To God through Paul, it is "giving" and God does not like a stingy or a begrudging giver.

I. Through the prototype of a generous giver -   2 Cor. 9:13-15

II. Through the promise of God  -   2 Cor. 9:11-12

III. Through the principle of sowing and reaping  -   2 Cor. 9:6-10; cf. Psa. 112:3, 9

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12/19/1999  "Emmanuel"  - Dr. Timothy Lin
Matthew 1:18-25
  1. God need Emmanuel  -  Prov. 8:31, 1 King 8:11, Isa 55:1-3, Matt 1:23

  2. Man needs Emmanuel  -  Gen 5:2; 6:9, Exo 33:16, Psa 139:1-10, Lk 2:25

  3. I need to live up to Emmanuel  -  Jn 15:5-7; 14:22-23, 1 John 3:23; 4:12

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12/19/1999  "The Righteous Reign of the Messiah"  -  Pastor Howard Hsieh
Isa 11:1-9

What will the Messiah's reign be like?  
Four aspects of the Messianic Reign

  1. The promised Messiah will come from the line of David
    Isa 11:; 9:6-7, 2Sam 7:4-17; Jer 23:5; Lk 1:30-33;2:1-12

  2. The Messiah will be Spirit-empowered  -  Isa 11:2;42:1;61:1; Mt 3:!6-17; Lk 4:17-21

  3. The Messiah will judge with righteousness and fairness  
    Isa 11:33-35; Psa 2:6-9; Mt 25:31-46; 2 Cor 5:10; Rev 20:11-15

  4. The Messiah's reign will provide security and safety  -  Isa 11:6-9; 2:2-4; 65:17-25; Rev 21:1-5

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12/12/1999      "The Most Valuable Present"  -  Dr. Joshua Yeh
Jn.3:16

Introduction--All Christians receive the most valuable present

I. The Giver: God

II. The Receiver: All mankind

III. The Present: Jesus Christ

Conclusion: How should Christians respond?

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12/12/1999       "The Messiah Is Our Hope"  -  Pastor Howard Hsieh
Isa. 9:1-7

I. What will the coming of the Messiah mean for us?

II. The wonderful names of the Messiah

III. How should we respond to this message and prepare ourselves for Christ's return?

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12/05/1999  "The Wonderful Event of Christ's Birth"  -  Pastor Howard Hsieh
Luke 2:1-20

What does Christ's birth mean for us today?

Christ's birth signifies 3 things:

  I.  God is still in control even at the height of evil's power  -  Luke 2:1-7; Dan 4:17; Rev 17:14

 II.  God identifies with us through Christ's humble birth  -  Luke 2:7-20; Phil 2:5-11; Heb 4:14-16

III.  God provides salvation for all peoples through His Son  -  Luke 2:13-20; Matt 1:20-23; 1Cor 15:1-8

How should we respond to the message of Christ's birth?

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12/05/1999   Unity Begins with "U"  -  Bro. Dean Mellerstig
Eph 4:1-3

Background:  There are 4 qualities that are necessary to maintain unity

  I.  Humility

 II.  Meekness

III.  Patience

 IV.  Bearing with one another in love

Conclusion

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11/28/1999  "A Response in Thanksgiving: Be Fruitful"  -  Pastor Murphy Lum
Lk.7:36-47

Introduction :   Lk. 7:36-47

I. It is imperative for God's people to bear fruit  -   Mt. 21:18-22; Mk.11:11-14, 20-22

II. It (fruit bearing) is multifaceted  -  

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11/21/1999   "Hallelujah!"  -  Pastor Andrew Ho
Psa.116:1-19

  I. Hallelujah for His wonderful work (Psa.116:1-4)

 II. Hallelujah for His perfect salvation (Psa. 116:5-8)

III. Hallelujah for His eternal blessings (Psa. 116:9-12)

IV. Hallelujah for His abundant grace (Psa. 116:13-19)

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11/21/1999  "Bless the Lord"  -  Pastor Murphy Lum
Psa. 103:1-22

Introduction:   Exo. 38:18-19; 34:6-7

  I. It begins inwardly - "O my soul"  -   Psa. 103:1-5; cf. Psa. 6, 38, 51, 32; 2 Sam. 12:1-15; Jas. 5:14-16

 II. It continues outwardly - "Us" (to the community of the godly)  -   Psa. 103:6-18; cf. Exo. 34:6-7; Psa. 90

III. It culminates in the cosmos - "Angels...host...all"  -   Psa. 103:19-22; cf. Psa. 19:1f; Isa. 6:1f.

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11/14/1999  "Kept by the Power of God"  -   Dr. Joseph Wang
1 Pet.1:1-2:2

I. Doctrine

II. Practical life

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11/14/1999  "Turning the Other Cheek"  -  Dr. Don Sunukjian
Mt. 5:38-39

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11/07/1999   "The Model Church"  -  Dr. Joseph Wang
Acts4:23-27

I. The disciples' response

II. The result

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11/07/1999  "Satanic Attacks Upon the Church"  -  Pastor Murphy Lum
Jn. 17:13-18

I. Through unforgiveness  -   2 Cor. 2:10-11; cf. 1 Cor. 5:5

II. Through blinding unbelievers and believers  -   2 Cor. 4:4; cf. Mk. 8:24; Lk. 24:31-32

III. Through our lack of devotion to Jesus Christ  -   2 Cor. 11:3; cf. Jn. 21:15-17

IV. Through physical affliction  -   2 Cor. 12:7-10

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