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New Advent/Christmas Sermon Series available for download

"Come, Lord Jesus" emphasizes daily devotions

The 2019 Advent/Christmas Sermon Series, published by Concordia Seminary Press of Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, is now available for download.

“Come, Lord Jesus: An Advent/Christmas Sermon Series” is written by Dr. W. Mart Thompson, associate professor of Practical Theology and director of the Specific Ministry Pastor Program at Concordia Seminary.

“The tradition of Advent devotions provides an excellent avenue into teaching the use of God’s Word and prayer as a daily practice,” Thompson said. “The focus of this sermon series is the generous sowing of the seed of God’s Word on the hearts of people.”

“Come, Lord Jesus” includes sermons for Advent and Christmas suitable for midweek or Sunday services, as well as worship helps and resources for a program of household daily devotions. Included is a reproducible daily devotion outline that congregations can make available to individuals and families.

The downloadable PDF includes full sermons for the four weeks of Advent and Christmas, as well as worship resources, which can be used for both midweek and Sunday services.

This sermon series is available for $14.95 in the Seminary’s online store. A sample can be viewed here. Listen to an interview with Dr. Thompson about the series.

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