Faithlife Sermons • Sermon • • 41 views
Mary, the mother of Jesus Christ, provides Christians with an example of obedience to God and trust in Christ. She shared in the sufferings of her son, and took her place alongside the other disciples.
Jim L. Wilson • Sermon • • 38 views
Isaiah 9:6 "For a child will be born to us, a son will be given to us; And the government will rest on His shoulders; And His name will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Eternal Father, Prince of Peace." (NASB) Over the past few years, we've lit the Advent candle in keeping with traditions established…
WEAKNESS All I Want for Christmas Is My Two Front Teeth" is a novelty Christmas song written in 1944 by Donald Yetter Gardner while teaching music at public schools in Smithtown, New York. He asked his second grade class what they wanted for Christmas, and noticed that almost all of the students had…
Jim L. Wilson • Sermon • • 30 views
Matthew 2:1-12 This morning our text is Matthew 2:1-12, the passage of scripture that describes the wise men's search for the Messiah so they could worship Him and give Him gifts. Before I read the scripture, I want to ask you how your shopping is going? How many of you are completely done? Raise your…
Jim L. Wilson • Sermon • • 21 views
Luke 2:8-14 And in the same region there were some shepherds staying out in the fields, and keeping watch over their flock by night.  And an angel of the Lord suddenly stood before them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them; and they were terribly frightened.  And the angel said to them,…
Faithlife Sermons • Sermon • • 19 views
The assuming by God of human nature in the person of Jesus Christ. The incarnation is the fixed and permanent physical dwelling of God in his world, as opposed to the temporary manifestation of the divine presence and power in a theophany.
The Mystery of Jesus
For many, Jesus is a mystery. Who is He? Is He God? Is He man? If He is both, and we believe He is, what did it mean for God's Son to become a man? This is the real meaning of Christmas.
Jim L. Wilson • Sermon • • 17 views
Luke 1:35 "And the angel answered and said to her, "The Holy Spirit will come upon you, and the power of the Most High will overshadow you; and for that reason the holy offspring shall be called the Son of God." A ten-year old, who was becoming quite knowledgeable about the Bible because of her grandmother's…
Why Celebrate Christmas?
Why Celebrate Christmas? Why Celebrate the Birth of Jesus? What is there to celebrate about? People go to great lengths this time of year to rearrange their home in order to make room for the countless boxes of decorations that have been stored all year. Spending hours covering their homes with all sorts…
Discovering the Church
Barry G. Johnson, Sr. • Sermon • • 11 views
The OT points ahead to the person and ministry of Jesus Christ. Christ’s fulfilment of OT prophecy is often noted by NT writers as a demonstration of God’s faithfulness to his promises of salvation and as confirmation of the divine authority of Jesus Christ.
Jim L. Wilson • Sermon • • 10 views
Fresh Sermon by Jim L. Wilson www.freshministry.org Mary's Treasure Luke 2:19 During the holidays, the five-year-old was showing his little brother around the Christmas display at the church. "Here are the shepherds," he explained knowledgeably, "and there are the sheep and the cows and the wise men.…
Jim L. Wilson • Sermon • • 10 views
Fresh Sermon by Jim L. Wilson www.freshministry.org Celebrate Jesus: The Ascension John 3:13 "And no one has ascended into heaven, but He who descended from heaven, even the Son of Man." 1 Tim. 3:16 And by common confession great is the mystery of godliness: He who was revealed in the flesh, Was vindicated…
What Child is This?
Rick Page • Sermon • • 9 views
Matt Now after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea in the days of Herod the king, behold, wise men from the east came to Jerusalem, saying, “Where is he who has been born king of the Jews? For we saw his star when it rose and have come to worship him.” When Herod the king heard this, he was troubled,…
Jim L. Wilson • Sermon • • 9 views
Luke 2:10 “Do not be afraid; for behold, I bring you good news of a great joy which shall be for all the people;” (NASB) Throughout the Christmas narrative, the Angels of the Lord appeared to announce the coming of the Messiah. They spoke to a priest, a carpenter, a teenage girl and a bunch of shepherds.…
Faithlife Sermons • Sermon • • 8 views
As an infant Jesus Christ was consecrated in the temple, accompanied by prophetic utterances regarding his future ministry. His childhood was characterised by a growth in wisdom and grace and, in particular, a strong desire to learn of God his Father and to understand the Scriptures.