Contributing sermons since Dec 3, 2004
Contributed on Dec 20, 2004
Why is it our Christmas joy, peace, and hope are so fleeting? Perhaps, as nearly happened 2000 years ago, someone or something is trying to steal our joy.
A favorite bed time story at this time of year is the Grinch Who Stole Christmas, by Dr. Seuss. It begins . . . Every Who Down in Who-ville Liked Christmas a lot... But the Grinch, Who lived just north of Who-ville, Did NOT! The Grinch hated Christmas! The whole Christmas season! ...read more
Contributed on Dec 3, 2004
During the Christmas season, we find ourselves in a deficit of joy. Isaiah describes finding joy in the desert . . . perhaps we are seeking joy in the wrong places.
How many of you are just absolutely overflowing with joy right now? Let’s be honest with each other, OK? Is there even one person here who can truthfully say, I’m so overflowing with joy I can hardly contain myself? Just one? Would you like to know how to get that kind of joy in your life? ...read more