Sermon: A Dawning from on High Has Visited Us

I delivered my second sermon at RUF UCLA, once again at the kind invitation of Rev. Matthew Trexler. Inspired by the verses containing the closing words of Zechariah’s Benedictus, I delivered a Christmas homily from the apocalyptic (revelatory) and cosmic perspective of the victory of Jesus Christ over sin and death and how this victory confronts the problems we face. The scripture read at the beginning is from David Bentley Hart’s translation of the New Testament.   Below is the typed manuscript (not the transcript) from which I delivered my message. I’m thankful to T. F. Torrance and Sinclair Ferguson…