Sign in or signup

4,588 active users!!Bandwidth
SATURDAY
SEP 23, 2017
Home
NewsSITE
Events & Blogs
New Audio & Video
BroadcastersNew Stuff!
Local & Church Finder
Webcast LIVE NOW!
Sermons by Bible
Sermons by Topic
Sermons by Speaker
Sermons by Date
Staff Picks
CommentsALL -6 min
Top Sermons
VideosPDFs
Daily Log
PhotosNew Stuff!
Stores
Online Bible
Hymnal
Daily Reading
Our Services
Submit Sermon
Members Only

Breaking News Home | All | Religion | Society | Tech | Choice | Fridays | SA Newsroom
FRONT PAGE  |  9/23/2017
TUESDAY, NOV 25, 2008  |  13 comments
Evangelicals adopting Advent
Evangelical Christians are adopting — and adapting — the rituals of Advent, the four weeks leading up to Christmas that are traditionally celebrated by Catholics, Lutherans, Eastern Orthodox and other liturgical churches.

They're giving a new, personalized spin to the prayers, candles and calendars to track the building excitement, and set a spiritual tone day by day. This year Advent begins on Sunday.


CLICK HERE to Read Entire Article
www.usatoday.com

The Word Became Flesh
  START  
  Recommended sermons | more..
•  A Christmas Question • C. H. Spurgeon | 12/16/2003
•  A Teenager's Christmas • Dr. Sinclair B. Ferguson | 12/10/2006
•  The Word Became FleshDr. Derek W. H. Thomas | 12/7/2013
•  For Unto Us A Child Is BornDr. Steven J. Lawson | 12/6/2013

   09/23/17  |  In Growing Trend, Christians Embracing “Biblical” Holidays of... • 7 comments
   09/23/17  |  US Episcopal Church tumbles to new low, shedding 35,000 members... • 7 comments
   09/22/17  |  Movement Aims to Unite Methodists Amid Growing Split Over LGBT... • 10 comments
   09/21/17  |  Ban conservative bishops until we have gender equality, Church... • 7 comments
   09/21/17  |  Christians who tolerate other religions ‘serve Satan,’ says Air... • 30 comments
MORE RELATED ( RELIGION ) NEWS | MORE..
   09/21/17  |  California school board won’t let kids opt out of transgender... • 14 comments
   09/20/17  |  Teens are becoming adults later than they used to • 3 comments
   09/20/17  |  US government wiretapped former Trump campaign chairman • 3 comments
   09/20/17  |  Powerful 7.1 earthquake strikes Mexico City • 12 comments
   09/19/17  |  ‘Rising Number of Publications’ Calling for ‘Major Revision’ of... • 11 comments
OTHER CHOICE NEWS | MORE..
   09/22/17  |  Feedback Friday for 09-22-17 • 1 comments
   09/15/17  |  Feedback Friday for 09-15-17
   09/08/17  |  Feedback Friday for 09-08-17
   09/01/17  |  Feedback Friday for 09-01-17
   08/31/17  |  Hurricane Harvey - SA Broadcaster Update • 2 comments
MORE SPECIAL | MORE..
   09/23/17  |  In Growing Trend, Christians Embracing “Biblical” Holidays of... • 7 comments
   09/23/17  |  Dozens of Parents, Students Leave Calif. Elementary School... • 13 comments
   09/23/17  |  Justin Welby: Transgender Children at School 'Not a Problem' • 4 comments
   09/23/17  |  US Episcopal Church tumbles to new low, shedding 35,000 members... • 7 comments
   09/22/17  |  Feedback Friday for 09-22-17 • 1 comments
OTHER RECENT NEWS | MORE..
COMMENTS | show all | add new  
    Sorting Order:  
· Page 1 ·  Found: 13 user comment(s)
News Item11/26/08 5:45 PM
lyn | usa  Contact via emailFind all comments by lyn
Max~you bring up an interesting point, the drive to put aside theological differences. Across this nation, many inter-faith services are taking place, including a service at the cathedral of St. Andrew in Grand Rapids, Mi. Those in attendance included Muslims, Catholics, and Jews. One Rabbi claimed ~quote~all religions and their basic beliefs have a common thread of good and the theme is universal. This interfaith service not only acknowledges the community's differences, it embraces all beliefs in a true spirit of unity~unquote.

"Because NARROW is the gate and difficult is the way which leads to life, and there are few who find it" Matthew 7:14

13

News Item11/26/08 5:35 PM
Max | London  Find all comments by Max
The Liturgical Movement has its roots in Rome. It stems from the Oxford Movement in Victorian England and the Roman Catholic Benedictine Monastry at Solesmes in France. It is a Ecumenical movement that strives to influence how church is done across all traditions.

Its logic being if we eradicate difference in worship styles then we can put aside our theological differences. The churches that are influenced by it are blindly marching toward Rome. If reformed churches adhere to the regulative principle then that should safeguard them against liturgical contamination.

Be viglant resist romanist influence and remain protestant!

12

News Item11/26/08 3:52 PM
GG  Find all comments by GG
Yes Pew View, very good news, only who believes in Salvation by works....not me...not the RCC. Sorry!
11

News Item11/26/08 3:01 PM
pew view  Find all comments by pew view
GG wrote:
Good, it's about time that y'all caught up with 2000 years of Orthodoxy. Now if we could just get you to believe God's own word in John 6.
GG
I didn't know that you guys in the Roman Papistry knew about the Bible.

There is hope for you yet GG.

BTW talking about John 6 did you read this bit - "44 No man can come to me, except the Father which hath sent me draw him: and I will raise him up at the last day."
Which of course negates your old Roman dogma of salvation by works. Good news eh, GG.

10

News Item11/26/08 2:55 PM
Neil | Tucson  Find all comments by Neil
Per Jim's link to IHCC propaganda:

"Interpretation & Teaching" disqualifies Covenant-theology churches because they are "inconsistently literal." Since not even Dispies are capable of being *consistently* literal w/o surrendering sanity, IHCC should be disqualified as well!

"Lordship Issue"
I've never *anyone* teach that a person can be forensically justified w/o a regenerated heart. Probably a strawman. Only a changed heart has the faith which justifies!

"Other Important Factors"
No Scriptural rationale is provided for any, though indeed, some may be. This is very telling (to me, at least).

9

News Item11/26/08 2:48 PM
GG  Find all comments by GG
Good, it's about time that y'all caught up with 2000 years of Orthodoxy. Now if we could just get you to believe God's own word in John 6.
8

News Item11/26/08 2:29 PM
Jim Lincoln | Nebraska  Find all comments by Jim Lincoln
You won't have as much trouble with this nonsense if you know What to Look for in a Church.
7

News Item11/26/08 7:55 AM
rogerant | Saskatoon Canada  Contact via emailFind all comments by rogerant
Nathan wrote:
As every day goes by it appears the labour pains are bearing down on many true christian as they are forced out of their mother church into the real world to walk on their own two feet with Christ.
It seems ever more greater an impossiblility that I will ever find myself in a church again as the cancerous apostasies flow through the very veins of the body rendering it almost dead.
For 14 years I have been attempting to find a body of believers I can fellowship with, it's like flogging a dead horse. Pentecostal, Baptist, Presbyterian, Anglican etc.
I've been hearing the Lord speaking for some time, reach out to those in the same situation. Gather my people together. This call gets clearer every day.
Ditto Nathan! Thank the Lord for Sermon Audio! All we get fed around here is lactose free skim milk!
6

News Item11/26/08 5:15 AM
Nathan | Australia  Find all comments by Nathan
As every day goes by it appears the labour pains are bearing down on many true christian as they are forced out of their mother church into the real world to walk on their own two feet with Christ.
It seems ever more greater an impossiblility that I will ever find myself in a church again as the cancerous apostasies flow through the very veins of the body rendering it almost dead.
For 14 years I have been attempting to find a body of believers I can fellowship with, it's like flogging a dead horse. Pentecostal, Baptist, Presbyterian, Anglican etc.
I've been hearing the Lord speaking for some time, reach out to those in the same situation. Gather my people together. This call gets clearer every day.
5

News Item11/25/08 4:07 PM
Neil | Tucson  Find all comments by Neil
The issue here is not what "somebody" wants to do privately; it's what churches may Biblically do as part of public worship.

If pastors think they have the liberty to cook up anything they like for the church meeting, then I have the same liberty, ad hominem, to absent myself from it & maybe worship God at high places instead. After all, "anything goes" works both ways!

4

News Item11/25/08 3:52 PM
Faithful Remnant  Find all comments by Faithful Remnant
So long as it is not required for salvation, I see nothing wrong with it. If somebody wants to celebrate advent, fine. If not, don't. One thing for certain, Christ will come back and this can certainly be a good topic in the advent season. This is what Advent means to me anyway. Christ is coming back. Are you ready or are you still unprepared? Repent while there is yet time.
3

News Item11/25/08 2:38 PM
Pikestaff  Find all comments by Pikestaff
""Evangelical Christians are adopting — and adapting — the rituals of Advent, the four weeks leading up to Christmas that are traditionally celebrated by Catholics, Lutherans, Eastern Orthodox and other liturgical churches.""

THEN they are NOT evangelicals!!!

Simple truth which not all church goers can perceive. Many come to church - but not to Christ.

Matt 7:21 Not every one that saith unto me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven; but he that doeth the will of my Father which is in heaven.

2

News Item11/25/08 12:55 PM
Neil | Tucson  Find all comments by Neil
No surprise. The Church Calender (aka Liturgical or Church Year) is becoming increasingly popular, even among many "conservative" Reformed churches, who of all people, should know better:
"Festival days, vulgarly called Holy-days, having no warrant in the word of God, are not to be continued." - Directory for Publick Worship, 1645

Ref: Liturgical Year

"They're giving a new, personalized spin to the prayers, candles and calendars to track the building excitement, and set a spiritual tone day by day."

Just what's needed when pursuit of "infinite passion" is the goal of worship.

1
There are a total of 13 user comments displayed | add new comment |Subscribe to these comments
Last PostTotal
Dozens of Parents, Students Leave Calif. Elementary School...
ignominious emirakan from armed rebellion: "2ki11:1and when athaliah the mother of..."
-3 min 13 
Obama's Education Secretary “Concerned” About Homeschooling
amy jackson from london, uk: "self-teaching is a decent approach to instruct your..."
-4 min 30 
Rapture September 23?
trueholybiblechristiancatholic: "the true documented historic fact of..."
-5 min 68 



Jeff Arthur
When Children Walk Away

6 Actions To Take
Sunday Service
Elizabeth Baptist Church
Play! | MP3 | RSS


Hourly:
Desiring God's Word
Pastor William Rogers
Grace Fellowship Church
Staff Picks..

Dr. Peter Masters
The Concept of Eternal Life

Sunday Evangelistic Message
Metropolitan Tabernacle
Video!Play! | MP4

John Pittman Hey
Nabeel Qureshi Gone to Glory

Far Better to be with Christ!
Grace Bible Church
Play! | MP3

Sermon:
The War Against Sin
Dr. Peter Masters

Southampton, PA | zip
Southampton Primitive Baptist Church

We are in your area! We'd love to have you join us for Worsh­ip!
southamptonpbc.org

SPONSOR | 5,800+

SPONSOR




                   
There is nothing but heaven worth setting our hearts upon. ... Richard Baxter

Gospel of John
Cities | Local | Personal


MOBILE
iPhone + iPad New!
Church App
Android New!
Church App
Kindle + Nook
Chromecast TV
Apple TV
ROKU TV
Amazon Fire TV New!
Apple Watch
Android Wear
Kindle Reader


HELP
Knowledgebase
Broadcasters
Listeners
Q&A
Uploading Sermons
Uploading Videos
Webcasting
Tips & Tricks
YouTube Screencasts

FOLLOW
Weekly Newsletter
Staff Picks Feed
SA Newsroom
RSS | Twitter | Facebook
SERVICES | ALL
Church Finder | Info
Sermon Player
Mobile & Apps
Podcasting | Videos
Live Webcasting
Events Support
Transcription | PowerClips
Billboards Service New!
Business Cards
SOLO | MINI | Domain
Favorites | QR Codes
Online Donations
24x7 Radio Stream
INTEGRATION
Embed Codes
Goodies
WordPress
Twitter
Facebook
Logos | e-Sword | BW
JSON API

BATCH
Transfer Agent
Protected Podcasts
Auto-Upload Sermons
Upload via FTP
Upload via Dropbox
Picasa
ABOUT US
The largest and most trusted library of audio sermons from conservative churches and ministries worldwide.

Our Services | Articles of Faith
Broadcast With Us
Advertising | Local Ads
CONTACT
info@sermonaudio.com
Support Us | Feedback Fridays | Stories