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  • A Christmas Parable  PRO

    Contributed by Tony Abram on Dec 2, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 846 views

    A Christmas Parable A man is climbing a mountain, at the top of which he hopes to find God. By ascending the heights, the seeker expects to leave all the cares and miseries of life behind in the valley. But while he climbs, God is coming down the mountain into the toil and grief. In the mists ...read more

  • Christmas Adorations

    Contributed by Terry Laughlin on Aug 11, 2008
    based on 14 ratings
     | 2,150 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

  • A Boy And Christmas

    Contributed by Bobby Scobey on Oct 29, 2008
     | 998 views

    A BOY AND CHRISTMAS An eight-year-old boy describes his father's celebration of Christmas: Dad just finished putting up the Christmas lights. Dad likes to put up the Christmas lights. He puts them all over the house. He puts them all over the yard, too. He puts them in the trees and ...read more

  • Xmas Or Christmas?

    Contributed by Owen Bourgaize on Dec 15, 2008
     | 1,286 views

    Xmas or CHRISTmas ? I used to get annoyed when I saw the word 'Xmas' as an abbreviation for 'Christmas' as it seemed to take something of the wonder out of the story of Jesus coming to our world as a baby in order to become the Saviour of the World. It was all part of the commercialising this ...read more

  • Japanese Christmas

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 28, 2008
     | 869 views

    JAPANESE CHRISTMAS I read recently about how Japan celebrates Christmas, which has become a major event over there. They put up decorations, exchange presents, send cards, sing yuletide songs, decorate trees, serve special seasonal treats and make a big fuss over St Nick, Rudolph and Frosty. ...read more

  • Dead Christmas  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 28, 2008
    based on 1 rating
     | 708 views

    DEAD CHRISTMAS A television interviewer was walking the streets of Tokyo at Christmas time. Much as in America, Christmas shopping is a big commercial success in Japan. The interviewer stopped one young woman on the sidewalk, and asked, "What is the meaning of Christmas?" Laughing, she ...read more

  • The Christmas Tree  PRO

    Contributed by Jennifer Mathews on Dec 28, 2004
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,158 views

    The Christmas tree: It was on a Tree that God hung His greatest gift to humankind. The Christmas tree is symbolic of a broken curse, its evergreen branches representing everlasting life. Our exchange of gifts isn’t a surrender to commercialism, but ...read more

  • Christmas Present  PRO

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Dec 16, 2005
    based on 16 ratings
     | 947 views

    Christmas Present It was the day after Christmas at a church in San Francisco. Pastor Mike was looking at the nativity scene outside when he noticed the baby Jesus was missing from the figures. Immediately, Pastor Mike turned towards the church to call the police. But as he was about to do ...read more

  • Finally Christmas  PRO

    Contributed by Steve Smith on Dec 4, 2006
    based on 1 rating
     | 590 views

    ILL: FINALLY CHRISTMAS Senator John McCain of Arizona was a prisoner of war during the Vietnam conflict. He was shot down and held as a prisoner of war in Hanoi for 5 ½ years, 1967-1973, spending much of it in solitary confinement. John McCain said this, “When I was being mistreated by the ...read more

  • The Throne Of Christmas

    Contributed by Ross Cochrane on Dec 18, 2010
     | 842 views

    THE THRONE OF CHRISTMAS In the very centre of Christmas cheer, amidst the silver bells, coloured baubles and lights, enormous sparkling chandeliers, banners and wreathes and beside a gigantic Christmas tree, there in the middle of everything stands a huge throne that dominates the centre of the ...read more

  • The Christmas Scout

    Contributed by Tim Smith on Mar 17, 2011
     | 963 views

    THE CHRISTMAS SCOUT In spite of the fun and laughter, 13 yr. old Frank Wilson was not happy. It was true, he had received all the presents he wanted, and he enjoyed the traditional Christmas Eve reunions with relatives for the purpose of exchanging gifts and good wishes but Frank was not happy. ...read more

  • The Cost Of Christmas

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Dec 4, 2011
     | 1,447 views

    THE COST OF CHRISTMAS One person observed that the message of Christmas was not one of convenience but "cost": * It cost Mary and Joseph the comforts of home to take a long journey to Bethlehem while she was "very" pregnant with her new child. * It cost the shepherds their comfort by the ...read more

  • Counterfeit Christmas

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Dec 12, 2011
     | 519 views

    COUNTERFEIT CHRISTMAS According to a British Paper (Romsey Advertiser): "Christmas shoppers looking for a bargain should be wary of counterfeit goods which flood the market in the run-up to the festive season," the UK Border Agency has warned. "Fake Ugg Boots, GHD hair straighteners, ...read more

  • The Treasure Of Christmas

    Contributed by Suresh Manoharan on Dec 19, 2011
     | 832 views

    I agree it is time Christmas “message” time folks! But firstly how about having a round of Quiz? Which is your favorite Tintin comic? Do I hear the answers…Tintin in Tibet, Crab with the Golden claws etc etc. Some would even confide, any comic with Captain Haddock (most spicy character) in it. ...read more

  • The Unexpected Christmas

    Contributed by Tim Smith on Feb 19, 2012
     | 776 views

    THE UNEXPECTED CHRISTMAS When I was in seventh grade, like so many youth at that age, music became a huge part of my life. I was awakened to the sounds of music of Elton John’s Greatest Hits, SuperTramp's Breakfast in America and Led Zeppelin 2. So my hope and dream was to build a stereo system ...read more

  • A Christmas Card

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 5, 2012
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,352 views

    A CHRISTMAS CARD Don Shelby tells about a teenage girl who came from a solid, loving family, but was lured into drugs through her friends at school. In spite of the best efforts from her parents and professional help, this girl kept going back to drugs. She left home and dropped out of sight for ...read more

  • Making Christmas ...

    Contributed by Sam Higgs on Dec 6, 2012
     | 675 views

    Making Christmas Special In the months leading up to the Christmas season, Dan lost his job. Well, in the city he lived in, most of the workers had to relocate with the company or face unemployment. Dan was one of the unlucky ones who had not been with the company long enough to be asked to ...read more

  • Christmas Tree

    Contributed by Ronnie Miller on Dec 9, 2014
     | 1,448 views

    Around 10 years ago I began to tell my Grandson Ryan, who then was 5 years old about how when I was his age we always had a cedar for a Christmas tree and how to this day the smell of a cedar tree reminded me of Christmas growing up as a child at home. So, we decided to go Christmas tree hunting ...read more

  • A Christmas Carol

    Contributed by Davon Huss on Dec 22, 2014
     | 1,371 views

    Not that it is in the Bible but a story familiar around this time of the year is Ebenezer Scrooge. Ebenezer is a man incapable of joy. Scrooge is rich, but he lives alone in squalor. He takes pleasure in nothing and is indifferent to human suffering. On Christmas Eve, Scrooge is visited by a ...read more

  • A Train For Christmas

    Contributed by Paul Steen on Dec 9, 2017
    based on 1 rating
     | 374 views

    When I was a little boy, Christmas was really exciting. Sears Roebuck and Company would send toy catalogs out to my mom because she had an account with them. I would spend hours every Christmas looking at every item in the catalog. The catalog was filled with every kind of toy a boy could think ...read more