Terry L. Laughlin • Sermon • • 1,678 views
Why the Shepherds? Introduction: It is that time of the season when there is a desire to observe Christmas, give, show acts of charity and cling to those church traditions of the birth of Christ. Luke 2: gives us a clear truth that God intentionally broke the conjecture of man to bless, call and use…
The Book of Acts
Rick Crandall • Sermon • • 342 views
God wants our church to grow! 1. So He stresses that no one is saved without Jesus (vs. 1-2). 2. He seeks to save the lost (vs. 3-8). 3. He stretches us to reach new people (vs. 9-16). 4. He sets-up divine appointments for us (vs. 17-23).
Faithlife Sermons • Sermon • • 303 views
Evangelism focuses on the proclaiming of the good news of the coming of the kingdom of God in Christ, including the forgiveness of sins and the hope of eternal life, through the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ.
D. Schreck • Sermon • • 134 views
Title: "THE PEOPLE WHO MISSED CHRISTMAS" Introduction For those of us who know and love the Lord Jesus Christ, Christmas is a time to focus on His birth; the great reality of the incarnation, that God became a man, that tremendous incomprehensible miracle of divine energy that brought God into human…
Jeremy Stephens • Sermon • • 36 views
1) 12-23-07…AM…SBC 2) “While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks” Luke 2 Transition: 1) From Nazareth to Bethlehem v1-7 A- The Decree v1-3 1- In the year 27 b.c. the Roman senate conferred on the former Octavian—now Gaius Julius Caesar—the title Augustus (= majestic, sublime, highly revered). From then on…
Carols of Christmas
Randy O'Brien • Sermon • • 33 views
Introduction: Was Jesus really born in a barn? Make Room for the Messiah. No room for him. Make Room for the Unexpected In those days Caesar Augustus issued a decree that a census should be taken of the entire Roman world. (This was the first census that took place while Quirinius was governor of Syria.)…
Rick Williams • Sermon • • 22 views
Experience the Nativity Story Luke 2 How to Experience the Nativity Story 1. __________________ the Nativity Story But the angel said to them, "Do not be afraid. I bring you good news of great joy that will be for all the people. Today in the town of David a Savior has been born to you; he is Christ…
The Book of Acts
Rick Crandall • Sermon • • 17 views
Living in God's will: 1. Takes us to new destinations (vs. 1-2). 2. Touches our occupations (vs. 3). 3. Leads us to new proclamations (vs. 4-5). 4. Gives us new inspirations (vs. 5-7). 5. Brings new celebrations (vs. 7-8).
The appearance of the Savior had been long awaited. But the hour finally arrived. This Savior was not born in a hospital, but in a stable. The announcement of this miraculous birth was first announced to humble shepherds. How fitting that the Lamb of God was born in a stable. Listen as Pastor Leger unpacks this announcement.
The Great Commission
David Krueger • Sermon • • 10 views
I read an article just yesterday that said that the age group sociologists refer to as the Millennials are plagued by a sense of hopelessness. The article read: Almost 65% of young adults (18-29) in America say this time in their lives if filled with uncertainty. More than half say they often feel anxious…
John Fimple • Sermon • • 8 views
Text: Luke 2:22-38 Title: Better Things to Come Thesis: There is great anticipation at what God can make happen in our lives, as Christ has come and we live by faith. Time: Christmas, 1, A We all know what it is like to wait for something better to happen. Any child knows the anticipation that comes…
Things to dwell on
Good News! If there is Good news, there must be _______ news? I’ll bet you can fill in the blank, can’t you? Who doesn’t like to hear good news? Today we are looking at the Good News of the Gospel as compared to the bad news without the Light of the Gospel. Don’t you love a conversation to start with…
Rusty Russell • Sermon • • 6 views
ATTN Did you ever miss a great party? Now, I’m not talking about getting drunk or anything like that, I’m talking about a great party with friends and good food and all the things that make a party, a party. Did you ever miss one of those? ME I did. It was my Senior year in High School. I was living…
James Bing • Sermon • • 4 views
AROUND THE WORLD ON A MAGIC CARPET!!! Matthew 28:19, 20 November 2, 2008 From the literature of the ancient East, we read of a legendary “magic carpet” which could transport one who stood on it to any place desired. In a moment’s time one could be carried incredible distances. Today, by the aid of the…
Frank Miller • Sermon • • 3 views
Title: Sleep deprived shepherds Theme: God encounter that changed my life Text: Luke 2:8-20 Goal: A God encounter that changed my life Me: orientation: (find common ground with the audience) We have been talking about how details change our lives. My Great Grandfather hurt his leg in the civil war, changed…