29 Christmas Sermon Ideas

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Sermons for Christmas

  • Waiting For Christmas

    Contributed by Brian Bill

    This Christmas sermon based on passages from the book of Luke focuses on two people who arrive well after Jesus is born. Preaching about Simeon and Anna is a creative way to focus on waiting for Christmas. Use this sermon to help people learn what it means to wait for the best gift.

  • Advent Candle Readings

    Contributed by Peter Loughman

    Four Sundays of Advent Readings that include the full text, Scriptures, Interpretation, and Prayer. This is a little different take than the traditional approach.

  • Looking For Something More?

    Contributed by Charles Newman

    Are you looking for something more for Christmas this year? As you see the little girl looking up the chimney, you can imagine her emotion of what else can there be for me?

  • The Wise Still Seek Him

    Contributed by Matthew Stoll

    This Christmas sermon focuses on the story of the wise men. Use this sermon to help people learn how God seeks us and brings us to seek Christ. This Christmas sermon is based on Matthew 2:1.

  • The Perfect Gift

    Contributed by Melvin Newland

    Your life & mine are in the hands of God, & He keeps the clock! So let's think about God's perfect timing in the O.T., in the life of Jesus Christ, and in our lives, too.

  • Let's Go Christmas Shopping

    Contributed by Jon Earls

    One thing that can't be avoided during the Christmas season is the shopping. Here are some practical pointer's to help out with your shopping. (This sermon ties in the Salvation message with shopping).

  • 3 Christmas Presents You Don't Have To Wait To Open

    Contributed by T. Michael Crews

    This Christmas sermon unwraps three wonderful gifts that every Christian has--not only at Christmas. These gifts are freedom from fear, joy of salvation, and perpetual peace. This Christmas sermon is based on Luke 2.

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Stories for Christmas

  • Christmas Signs

    Contributed by SermonCentral Pro on Dec 10, 2002

    - From a toy store: "Ho, ho, ho spoken here."
    - In a bridal boutique: "Marry Christmas."

  • Christmas Giving To Others

    Contributed by Tim Smith on Aug 13, 2017

    Ann Voskamp writes, "It's almost a dozen years now, nothing under the Christmas tree here. Strange, the way children teach adults. It started at bedtime one year, I do remember that. Smoothing back hair, kissing foreheads, pulling up the blankets over my kids. Tucking them in. Prayers said all in a rush because I had gifts to wrap..

  • Best Christmas Illustration Ever!

    Contributed by Tim Smith on Aug 13, 2017

    The brand new pastor and his wife were assigned to their first church in Brooklyn and were to reopen it. They arrived in early October excited about their opportunities. When they saw the church, it was run down and needed a lot of work. They set a goal to have everything done in time to have their first service on Christmas Eve...

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Video Illustrations for Christmas

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Video Illustrations for Christmas

  • Rejoice

    Produced by Freebridge Media

    We were lost in darkness, hopeless and alone. Separated from God by an ever widening expanse. But God loved us so much, He reached down from Heaven and sent His Son. A Savior, a Messiah ... Jesus. Grace was born that night in Bethlehem, a promise in a manger. Emmanuel, God with us. Today we rejoice!

  • The Audacious Miracle of Christmas

    Produced by Journey Box media

    How often do we consider the implications of what we believe about the very first Christmas? God's original Christmas gift to us was immeasurably more than anything we could ever imagine. When you really stop to think about it, no miracle we seek is beyond hope.

  • The Christmas Gospel

    Produced by Dan Stevers

    A meditation on Christ's birth through the lens of the cross.

  • The First Christmas

    Produced by Rooftop Digital Media

    On the first Christmas the prophecy of Isaiah 9:6 was fulfilled. See how that first Christmas gives us joy and peace for today. This video is great for evening candlelight services as well as regular Christmas services.

  • Christmas Angel

    Produced by Soul Refinery

    Hark, the Herald Angel Speaks! Jim Rash, star of NBC's hit new comedy "Community" is a cherubic reminder here of what not to focus on this season in this new holiday comedy from Soul Refinery.

  • Breathe Deep – A Christmas Eve Reflection

    Produced by Floodgate Productions

    When people come to your Christmas Eve services, they all need a reminder to leave the chaos behind and to focus on the Child, the manger and the hope He brings.

  • Hark The Herald Angels Sing

    Produced by Flickering Mind Media

    Hark! The Herald Angels Sing is a Christmas classic and tells the story of Jesus Birth. This video is ideal for a Christmas or Christmas Eve service. It can be used as a sing-along, stand-alone element, introduction or other transitions. It is a celebration of Jesus birth, the angels who pronounced it and ultimately the salvation it brought.

  • The Gift Of Christmas

    Produced by Journey Box Media

    What does it say about the character of God that He would give His only Son for us? So often, we spend Christmas focused on what it is like to receive this gift, but in The Gift of Christmas, we shift our perspective to instead imagine what it was like for God to give us the gift of Jesus. Perfect as a worship opener, or as any part of a Christmas service.

  • Now The Work Of Christmas Begins

    Produced by Centerline New Media

    Now that Christmas is over, the work of Christmas begins. Jesus came to this world and gave us the perfect example of how we are to live our lives. Inspire your congregation to go into the world and reflect Jesus to those in need. Great for the Sunday after Christmas or any New Year's service. Based on an excerpt from Howard Thurman's book, The Mood of Christmas.

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