The stress of Christmas
Series: The Stress of Christmas Dealing with the Stress of The Unexpected Luke 2:8-20 8 And there were in the same country shepherds abiding in the field, keeping watch over their flock by night. 9 And, lo, the angel of the Lord came upon them, and the glory of the Lord shone round about them: and they…
In our busy lives, we need to slow down and embrace the grace God has given us on Christmas. In this sermon, pastor John walks us through the power of God's grace and how it changes many things in our lives. Knowing that God orchestrates history to bring about His desired end should bring the believer comfort as we look anew at this Baby born in a manger.
I Will Build My Church: Luke & Acts Series
Each Christmas I preach on the birth of Jesus Christ. It seems fitting because Christmas is about Him! There is always this temptation or struggle to somehow make this fresh, amazing, powerful. I’m going to leave that in God’s hands today, ( truth is I should leave it there every time .) Today I want…
Samuel Lindsay • Sermon • • 36 views
Introduction What brings you joy at this time of year? What brings a smile to your face at Christmas? <pause> Is it that first taste of Christmas cake? or Cherries? Is it when the relatives all roll in from out of town? Is it that anticipation of what gifts you will receive tomorrow? I for one love feeling…
The Songs of Christmas
Pastor Ethan Kallberg • Sermon • • 22 views
What about from the angel’s perspective? I. The Concert Preparation (8-9) 8 In the same region there were some shepherds staying out in the fields and keeping watch over their flock by night. 9 And an angel of the Lord suddenly stood before them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them; and they…
Let Heaven and Nature Sing
Are you curious about those Angels that show up at Christmas in carols and artwork. If you’re like most people, Heaven seems a long way off and more like make-believe than real life. But, the events of Christmas seem to get those Angels ready to show up and show out to sing and to shout. A closer look at the first Christmas might reveal how close Heaven really is and what you can do make it real for you!
Characters of Christmas
A general look into the characters surrounding the birth of Christ. This sermon explores the auxiliary characters of the angels, the shepherds, and the wise men.
Pastor Randy Bradley • Randy Bradley • Sermon • • 14 views • 22:08
Sometimes we forget that the most important thing in the Christmas season is giving Glory to God. When we look at how the angels give Glory to God at the Birth of Christ we can see a wonderful example of how we should give Glory to God.
Why do we need Christmas? An odd question, perhaps, but an important one. We’re so busy celebrating Christmas, does anyone ever stop to ask, “Why do we need Christmas?” I know how the merchants would answer: “We need Christmas to stay in business. We need Christmas so that everyone goes out and buys…
Ritch Grimes • Chinook Alliance Church • Sermon • • 10 views • 26:50
You can listen to the message here or watch it on our YouTube channel, https://youtu.be/Qlv5z_XAc8o. This message is the second of a four-part Advent series. This series will focus on the key people mentioned in the accounts of Jesus’ birth. The main purpose of this series will be to answer these two simple questions: First, why did God choose each of them? Second, how much am I like them? Today we look at the shepherds.
Lights of Christmas
Steve • Sermon • • 5 views
Intro We love to talk about Christmas, but we move past the incredible beauty and purpose of Christmas. This morning, I’d like take you to a small piece of farmland outside of town, away from the brick and stone. Young immigrant woman. If God cared about her, it was in the past. But Christmas was coming…Boaz…lineage…
The Gospel of Luke
Introduction We are here in the heart of the birth Narrative for Jesus. This is what we have spent the last few months. Yes months. This is not something we should reserve for a couple weeks in December, but something that we should fully understand. This is the pivotal event; a climatic moment when…
Christ Has Come! (Advent)
Anthony & Naomi Stephens • Sermon • • 4 views
Introduction Sermon Title: “Peace Has Come!” Sermon Series: Christ Has Come! (Advent) Sermon Text: Introduction If you had to choose one thing that our society needs more than anything else, what would that be? We asked some people that question, and here were their answers. [ Play Miss Congeniality…
The Cast of Christmas
Bobby Lee Hale • Sermon • • 4 views
Introduction a (KJV) 14 How then shall they call on him in whom they have not believed? and how shall they believe in him of whom they have not heard? and how shall they hear without a preacher? 15 And how shall they preach, except they be sent? as it is written ... (KJV) How beautiful upon the mountains…
Andy Fuqua • Sermon • • 3 views
On earth, peace to those on whom God's favor rests. The peace of God is not automatic for everyone. Only those who respond to God's grace and follow the path of God's will receive God's peace. It is given to those on whom His favor rests, His children who live every day in service to God.