Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Allen M. Baker III: Living the Faith of Our Fathers: An Exposition of Isaiah 60: 1-3

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Allen M. Baker III, author of "Seeking A Revival Culture: Essays on Fortifying an Anemic Church", and pastor of Christ Community Presbyterian Church (PCA) in West Hartford, CT, will address the theme: "Living the Faith of Our Fathers: An Exposition of Isaiah 60: 1-3".

The Lord Jesus has fulfilled and continues to fulfill the promise of salvation to all the nations, and that they'd live this marvelous promise by faith. Today our guest will seek to demonstrate this truth by exploring what God is saying to us through Isaiah in these three verses he is addressing.

"Arise, shine; for your light has come,
And the glory of the LORD has risen upon you.
"For behold, darkness will cover the earth
And deep darkness the peoples;
But the LORD will rise upon you
And His glory will appear upon you.
"Nations will come to your light,
And kings to the brightness of your rising."
(Isaiah 60: 1-3)

What does this mean practically? Pastor Baker will guide us through the progress of the Gospel from Peter to Luther, the progress of the Gospel from Luther to Spurgeon, and the present condition in the west and southern worlds to find the answer.

What are we to do? Pastor Baker reminds us to recapture our glorious Reformation heritage.

Pastor Baker is an ordained minister in the
Presbyterian Church in America denomination and has been in the ministry for 25 years. A graduate of the University of Alabama, he received his Master of Divinity degree from Reformed Theological Seminary in Jackson, MS. Prior to being called to Christ Community PCA, he was Senior Pastor of Golden Isles Presbyterian Church for 10 years; while there, he also served as Board Chairman of The Whitfield School from 1994-2002.

Pastor Baker has been actively involved in foreign missions to Central America, Africa, The British Isles, Asia and the Far East. He is a regular contributor to
Come Follow, the magazine of Presbyterian Evangelistic Fellowship and produces a weekly e-mail devotional, Forget None of His Benefits (read now). Al and his wife, Wini, have been married over 35 years and have three grown children, Andrew, Allen and Jeff, and three grandchildren.

Tune in Sunday mornings at 7:30 for the 30-minute radio broadcast "Between Two Worlds", featuring the preaching of Pastor Baker, on WDRC-1360AM in Hartford, CT, on WMMW-1470AM in Meriden, CT or on WWCO-1240AM in Waterbury, CT (see

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