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  • The Time Draws Near The Birth Of Christ, The ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 11, 2007

    "The time draws near the birth of Christ, The moon is hid, the night is still; The Christmas bells from hill more

  • How Important Is The Virgin Birth Of Christ?

    Contributed by Dr. Larry Petton on Dec 5, 2022

    Several years ago, Redbook Magazine took a poll of students in Protestant seminaries. They found that 56% of the students in Protestant seminaries studying for the ministry rejected the idea of the virgin birth. The Survey Research Center of the University of California at Berkeley polled the more

  • Before The Birth Of Christ, No Royalty Would Ever ...  PRO

    Contributed by Alan Tison on Dec 6, 2005
    based on 14 ratings

    Before the birth of Christ, no royalty would ever show their humility. That would be too human, too common. Kings have parades & entourages to draw the focus toward them. When Queen Elizabeth last visited America, she brought with her the following items • 4000 pounds of luggage – 4 outfits for more

  • Four Hundred Years Before The Birth Of Christ, ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 17, 2007

    Four hundred years before the birth of Christ, the renowned Greek philosopher Socrates drank the poison hemlock and lay down to die. “Shall we live again?” his friends asked. The dying more

  • Here Is A Parody Of Luke's Account Of The Birth ...  PRO

    Contributed by Steve Malone on Nov 12, 2001
    based on 153 ratings

    Here is a parody of Luke’s account of the birth of Christ, that really underscores just how far our world has let the true meaning of Christmas slip away from them. "And there were in the same country children keeping watch over there stockings by the fireplace. And lo! Santa Claus came upon more

  • Understanding Justice And Mercy

    Contributed by Revd. Martin Dale on Dec 2, 2021

    As we consider the call of John and look forward at Christmas to the birth of Christ, let us look at the content of God’s message to us God knew exactly what he was doing when he sent Jesus to this earth. The Cross wasn’t a “horrible misjudgement” Rather the reason Jesus came into this world more

  • Jesus' Birth

    Contributed by Kevin Barron on Dec 28, 2012

    Steve McGuire, our retired county judge, mentioned to me the other day that when someone wishes him “Merry Christmas,” he will sometimes tell them, “I wish you a happy birthday for Jesus Christ, our Lord and Savior!” He has seen, like all of us need to see, that Christmas was not just the lights more

  • The Birth Foretold  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Dec 5, 2004
    based on 16 ratings

    THE BIRTH FORETOLD About 500 before Jesus was born - a man named Buddha came along. He established a religion we know of as Buddhism, and many people gathered around him and tried to live by his teachings. But before he was born, nobody ever said: “Hey somebody is going to come along and he will more

  • The Virgin Birth

    Contributed by Davon Huss on Dec 16, 2014

    M.R. DeHaan- From a beginningless eternity Jesus was the infinite Son of God, one of the three persons of the trinity, equal with God the Father and the Holy Spirit. And then when the time for the payment of redemption’s price came, Jesus left the glories of the Father’s house, laid aside the form more

  • The Miracle Birth

    Contributed by Tim Smith on Mar 16, 2011

    THE MIRACLE BIRTH Mike Hermanstorfer was clutching his pregnant wife's hand in a Colorado hospital on Christmas Eve last year when she stopped breathing. Mike’s wife, Tracy, went into cardiac arrest during labor. Doctors told him, "We're going to take your son out now. We have been unable to more

  • The Birth Of Jesus - An Ordinary Time But An Extraordinary Birth

    Contributed by David Simpson on Jan 14, 2013

    The Romans dominated the country. The Jewish people were captive to Roman law and Roman ways. That is what compelled Joseph to travel with his pregnant wife Mary from Nazareth to Bethlehem (some 80 miles). To return to his ancestral home for the purpose of registering for the Roman census. Just more

  • The New Birth Day

    Contributed by Thomas Cash on Mar 3, 2011
    based on 1 rating

    THE NEW BIRTH DAY The day we come to Christ is our “New Birth” Day! Spurgeon: "It was the beginning of life to me when I saw Jesus dying in my place." The day of our salvation eclipses our birthdays, our graduations, our more

  • The Humanity Of Christ In Scripture

    Contributed by Dr. Larry Petton on Dec 6, 2022

    The result of the virgin birth is that God became a man. He was born like a man. He lived like a man. He died like a man. In the Gospels, Jesus Christ exhibits all the signs of being human. But He was God wrapped in flesh (John 1:14). • He had a human parentage – Luke 1:31; Gal. 4:4. • He had a more

  • Boice On The Virgin Birth  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Dec 27, 2009
    based on 3 ratings

    BOICE ON THE VIRGIN BIRTH One well-known Christian author, James Montgomery Boice, eloquently documents amazing things Jesus’ virgin birth, sinless life and sacrificial death accomplished for mankind as an amazing sign of His love. Jesus endured a human birth to give us a new spiritual birth. more

  • Evans On The Virgin Birth

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Dec 27, 2009
    based on 1 rating

    EVANS ON THE VIRGIN BIRTH Dr. William Evans, who pastored College Church from 1906-1909, was an unusually accomplished man. He had the entire King James Version of the Bible memorized as well as the New Testament of the American Standard Version. Dr. Evans also authored over fifty books. His son, more

  • Hoarders And The New Birth

    Contributed by Ken Pell on May 31, 2013
    based on 1 rating

    The New Birth (John 3 & 2 Cor. 5:17) "Hoarders" Have you ever watched the show, "Hoarders?" It's about people who have a hard time throwing things away. They simply collect and, eventually, the clutter overwhelms them. The thing about a hoarder is that, unless there is a change within, the more

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

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

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

  • Bureaucracy Gives Birth To Itself And Then ...  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 10, 2007
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    Bureaucracy gives birth to itself and then expects more

  • The Birth Of The Poor People's Campaign

    Contributed by Amiri Hooker on Mar 21, 2011

    THE BIRTH OF THE POOR PEOPLE'S CAMPAIGN A visit to a fledgling Head Start program in Marks brought home the reality of rural poverty to Dr. King and Ralph Abernathy. "We looked around the primitive schoolhouse and saw them watching us, wide-eyed and silent, having been told who we were," Abernathy more

  • Despised At His Birth

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Mar 31, 2008

    DESPISED AT HIS BIRTH (cf. V. 3) He was born a favored son when he was born to Rachel. It also was not Joseph's fault that he was being despised because of who he was born to, and also when he was born. PRACTICAL APPLICATION: We are only born once, physically and all have the opportunity to be more