Pastor Armstrong's sermon is based on Isaiah 40:1-8.

Learning to receive  (Isaiah 40:1-8)

I.   The ________________ communicates far more than the ________________. 

A. It is the original and essential form of the Gospel (Mark 1:14-15).

B. Comfort, forgiveness and cessation of conflict come to you through a “__________” which is the public preaching of the Word (Isaiah 40:1-3; Romans 10:14-17). 

II.  The _________________ creates _______________ (Isaiah 55:10-11; Acts 2:42-45; Hebrews 10:24-25). 

A. The key to giving is _____________, for in _____________ we learn how to give (Luke 10:38-42; 19:1-10). 

B. _________________ is learning to receive as well as to give, for when you receive with gratitude, you encourage those who give.