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Sermons on Christmas

The Peace & Wonder of Christmas – The Wonder of Christmas

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail The Peace & Wonder of Christmas – The Wonder of Christmas – 3 of 3 SERMON SUMMARY APPLICATION / CHALLENGE TAKE ONE STEP Each week, write down one doable concrete step of obedience, small or large  that you will put into practice this week. (James 1:22: “But prove yourselves doers of the […]

The Peace & Wonder of Christmas – We Worship the Prince of Peace

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail The Peace & Wonder of Christmas – We Worship the Prince of Peace – 2 of 3 SERMON SUMMARY The Christmas season is supposed to be a time of peace and good will toward mankind. But too often that is anything but the case. How many of you can honestly say that […]

The Peace & Wonder of Christmas – A Christmas Plea

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail The Peace & Wonder of Christmas – A Christmas Plea – 1 of 2 SERMON SUMMARY This week I took some time to read the Christmas story out of Matthew’s gospel. And I marveled at the wise men’s response as they contemplated the wonders of God’s love in sending the Christ child. […]

The Mystery of Christmas – Part 3 Jesus: Our Brother, Our Redeemer – December 24, 2017

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail SERMON SUMMARY John 1:1, 14 recounts the Christmas story in two verses. God became man and dwelt among us. Theologians call this the incarnation of Christ. The word “incarnate” means “in the flesh.” Jesus is God in the flesh! The doctrine of incarnation distinguishes the Christian faith from any other religion. In […]

The Mystery of Christmas – The Angle on Angels – Part 2 – December 17, 2017

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail SERMON SUMMARY Many of us are familiar with the story of Jesus’ birth—about his mother’s miraculous pregnancy, about his birth in a manger, about angels announcing his arrival to some shepherds (Luke 1:30-33; 2:8-15). And, of course, many of our favorite Christmas songs mention the role of angels too. Today let’s gain […]

The Mystery of Christmas – A Survival Guide to Dysfunctional Family Christmas – Part 1 – December 10, 2017

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail SERMON SUMMARY Christmas is widely known as the “most wonderful time of the year” and the “happiest season of all.” We are told again and again that it’s a season of joy, family bonding, and making memories that will last a lifetime. But we live in a fallen world and many things […]

The Reason for Hope – Part 4 of 4 – The Perfect Christmas Gift

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail SERMON SUMMARY Every year there is a new hot Christmas gift that everyone has to have. In 1985 it was Cabbage Patch dolls. In 1989, Nintendo’s Gameboy was the big thing. In 1996, Tickle Me Elmos were flying off the shelf. A couple of years late everyone had Furbys on their shopping […]

The Reason for Hope – Part 3 of 4 – Christmas: A Time for Salvation

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail SERMON SUMMARY Not only is Christmas a time for celebration and for reconciliation, it is also a time for salvation. When we talk about salvation, we are generally referring to God’s deliverance FROM sin, ourselves, and hell. God offers salvation as a free gift to those who accept Christ (Ephesians 2:8). Our […]

The Reason for Hope – Part 2 of 4 – Christmas: A Time for Reconciliation

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail SERMON SUMMARY In 1951 an unwanted baby, conceived outside of marriage, was born to a family in Portsmouth, Virginia. The ensuing chaos destroyed the lives of the mother, her husband, and Glenda’s older half-sister. That baby was Glenda Revell1. Glenda begins her autobiography with these words: “If this were just a story […]

The Reason for Hope – Part 1 of 4 – Christmas: A Time for Celebration

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail SERMON SUMMARY Christmas is a time to celebrate the entrance of God’s son into this world. The Bible contains the original Christmas Story (Luke 2:8-14), in which the angel revealed to the shepherds Christmas’ threefold purpose as a time of celebration, a time for reconciliation, and a time for salvation. Today we […]

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