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  • How Do We Know God Is Here With Us?  PRO

    Contributed by Rick Crandall on Dec 14, 2005
    based on 5 ratings
     | 4,797 views

    *Christmas is a time when God came near. And God comes near today. *Joe McKeever told the story of a little girl named Rachel. Like many preschoolers, Rachel had a problem waking up in the middle of the night, scared and crying. The only thing that would sooth her fears was crawling into bed with ...read more

  • Sometimes When I Tell People About My Experience ...  PRO

    Contributed by Warner Pidgeon on Dec 23, 2005
    based on 7 ratings
     | 1,854 views

    Sometimes when I tell people about my experience of God, I feel a bit like Lucy when she had returned from the wardrobe for the first time (The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe). She really had been to Narnia. It really did exist. It was an amazing place, and yet it just sounded too far fetched for ...read more

  • A Pastor Was Preparing A Christmas Message And ...  PRO

    Contributed by Harold Miller on Dec 14, 2000
    based on 156 ratings
     | 7,191 views

    A pastor was preparing a Christmas message and fell asleep in his study at the church. He dreamed that he was in a world into which Jesus had never come. He walked out on the streets, but no church spires pointed to heaven. He was summoned by a weeping child to visit her dying mother, but on ...read more

  • A Little Girl Was Pushing The Limits Of Her ...  PRO

    Contributed by Russell Brownworth on Dec 20, 2000
    based on 243 ratings
     | 10,834 views

    A little girl was pushing the limits of her mother’s very last nerve. Mom was nearing the end of a hectic season of cooking, cleaning, shopping, wrapping and church stuff. She was also nearing the breaking point with her little pre-schooler. Finally the little girl was bathed and ready for bed. ...read more

  • You Know Christmas Is Almost Here  PRO

    Contributed by Steve Malone on Nov 12, 2001
    based on 244 ratings
     | 7,776 views

    YOU KNOW CHRISTMAS IS ALMOST HERE WHEN: 10) There are more pine needles on your carpet than on your tree 9) The credit card is smoked along with the turkey and ham. 8) It’s A Wonderful Life has been shown for the 13th time 7) A trip to the mall and back is more challenging then the Indy 500 ...read more

  • Max Lucado In His Book, The Applause Of Heaven, ...  PRO

    Contributed by John Kah on Dec 5, 2001
    based on 10 ratings
     | 4,521 views

    Max Lucado in his book, The Applause of Heaven, puts it like this: "A small cathedral outside Bethlehem marks the supposed birthplace of Jesus. Behind a high altar in the church is a cave, a little cavern lit by sliver lamps. You can enter the main edifice and admire the ancient church. You can ...read more

  • Some Years Ago At A Drawing-Room Function, One Of ...  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 23, 2002
    based on 34 ratings
     | 6,041 views

    Some years ago at a drawing-room function, one of England’s leading actors was asked to recite for the pleasure of his fellow guests. He consented and asked if there was anything special that his audience would like to hear. After a moment’s pause, an old clergyman present said: "Could you, sir, ...read more

  • In A Survey, Nearly A Third Of Those Questioned ...  PRO

    Contributed by Robert Leroe on Jul 15, 2002
    based on 68 ratings
     | 2,606 views

    In a survey, nearly a third of those questioned stated that, of all the persons mentioned in the Christmas story, they identified the most with the shepherds. They were your average, ordinary, everyday ...read more

  • Questions For Mary  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Aug 29, 2004
    based on 6 ratings
     | 4,791 views

    QUESTIONS FOR MARY Max Lucado has twenty-five questions that he wants to ask Mary the mother of Jesus, here are a few of my favorites. What was it like watching him pray? When he saw a rainbow, did he ever mention a flood? Did you ever feel awkward teaching him how he created the world? ...read more

  • The First One

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Aug 29, 2004
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,218 views

    THE FIRST ONE “Mary was the first person in the world to carry the Gospel.” SOURCE: Rodney Buchanan in ...read more

  • It's Hard Being...  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Aug 29, 2004
    based on 9 ratings
     | 3,923 views

    IT’S HARD BEING... Pastor Ben Patterson, tells the following story: My 5-year-old niece, Olivia, and her best friend, Claire, were participating in a nativity play at school. Claire was playing Mary, and Olivia was an angel. Before the show, a young boy was going around the dressing room ...read more

  • Do You Believe?  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Aug 29, 2004
    based on 5 ratings
     | 3,087 views

    DO YOU BELIEVE? Americans are three times as likely to believe in the Virgin Birth of Jesus (83 percent) as in evolution (28 percent) Not only do 91 percent of [American] Christians say they believe in the Virgin Birth, but so do an astonishing 47 percent of U.S. ...read more

  • The Fact Of Jesus' Birth Is The Final And ...  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Dec 13, 2004
    based on 2 ratings
     | 2,623 views

    “The fact of Jesus’ birth is the final and immeasurable proof that God ...read more

  • Afraid Of Christmas?" Luke 2: 8-14 Key Verse(S): ...  PRO

    Contributed by Mark Brunner on Dec 20, 2004
    based on 15 ratings
     | 2,495 views

    “Afraid of Christmas?” Luke 2: 8-14 Key verse(s): 10: “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.” “If I hear one more person wish me a “Happy Holiday!” I think I will just burst!” How often have you heard that over the ...read more

  • When The Wise Men Come To Jesus, They Bring Three ...  PRO

    Contributed by Hal Seed on Dec 3, 2007
    based on 4 ratings
     | 5,668 views

    When the wise men come to Jesus, they bring three gifts: Gold, which is the gift for royalty, a gift for a king. Incense, which was for divinity, a gift you give a God. And myrrh, which is a funeral gift, a gift used for burial. Their gifts show amazing insight. At first hearing, you might think ...read more

  • A Disciple Knows His Father  PRO

    Contributed by Revd. Martin Dale on Apr 18, 2008
    based on 5 ratings
     | 3,919 views

    A DISCIPLE KNOWS HIS FATHER A shepherd was looking after his sheep one day on the side of a deserted road, when suddenly a brand new Porsche screeches to a halt. The driver, a man dressed in an Armani suit, Timberland shoes, Versace designer sunglasses, A Rolex watch, and a Pierre Cardin tie, ...read more

  • Stable Stabilizing

    Contributed by Terry Laughlin on Aug 10, 2008
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,438 views

    Stable Stabilizing Luke 2:12 says, "Today in the town of David a Savior has been born to you; He is Christ the Lord... You will find a baby wrapped in cloths and lying in a manger." Just as Christ was humble enough to be born in a stinky stable and all stables have a bad smell, no matter how ...read more

  • Christmas Adorations  PRO

    Contributed by Terry Laughlin on Aug 10, 2008
    based on 15 ratings
     | 6,016 views

    Christmas Adorations For thousands of years the Israelites had been looking for the coming of the Messiah. There in Bethlehem by the miraculous power of God, Mary, a young virgin, gave birth to the Savior of the world. Most people missed that glorious event, but a few did not. Who are the ...read more

  • Missing The Big Story  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jan 4, 2009
    based on 5 ratings
     | 2,238 views

    Missing the Big Story On December 17, 1903, Orville and Wilbur Wright made their first flight of an airplane at Kitty Hawk NC. The flight lasted 59 seconds and travelled 850 ft. Wilbur rushed to the local telegraph office and sent the following message home -- WE HAVE FLOWN FOR 59 SECONDS - WE ...read more

  • Charles Dickens And Reviving Christmas  PRO

    Contributed by Warner Pidgeon on Dec 23, 2012
    based on 5 ratings
     | 5,903 views

    Two hundred years ago, in the early 19th Century, as astonishing as it may seem, Christmas in Great Britain had become almost extinct. The Times newspaper did not mention Christmas once between 1790 and 1835. Not once! However, Charles Dickens was instrumental in reviving Christmas during the ...read more