Sermon Series
  • 1. Humble Servant

    Contributed on Dec 10, 2008

    It seems in the birth of Christ that God took humility to a whole other level. From the outset, God seems to be saying humility is more than an attitude; it is a way of life. One of the first identities we find in the birth of Christ is ultimate humility

    Humble Servant Luke 2:1-7 We’re starting a series today called “Born Identity,” where we will consider the identity of the Christ child as he entered the world. Today’s message on humility may be the most difficult message. I’ve had to do a lot of research for this sermon and two of the books more

  • 2. Wounded Healer

    Contributed on Dec 10, 2008
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    Christmas is not just about the birth of a child, it’s about who he was born to become. Today, we’re going to consider Jesus who was born to be a Wounded Healer.

    Wounded Healer Isaiah 53:1-7 When I lived in Tulsa, OK and worked at Boston Avenue UMC, an 8000 member church with 13 ministers on staff, I would go over to one of the other associate pastor’s homes on Saturdays to watch college football. As I got off the interstate and there was an antique more

  • 3. Uncompromised Character

    Contributed on Dec 10, 2008
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    Isaiah 53 was written some 700 years before Christ was born, yet it describes the coming of a Savior or Messiah who would be the wounded healer of the world and would have an uncompromised character. Here’s what we see about the character of Jesus.

    Uncompromised Character Isaiah 53 Andy Stanley tells the story of when he was 13 and learning the meaning of the phrase, “Actions speak louder than words.” His dad was the Associate pastor of First Baptist in Atlanta when the senior pastor was asked to resign. Charles Stanley was asked to more

  • 4. Prophecy Fulfilled

    Contributed on Dec 10, 2008
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    Much of what the Gospels proclaim are prophecy fulfilled. Of all the religious leaders in the world, Jesus Christ is unique. Unlike any other religious leader, there were 100’s of prophecies written about Jesus’ birth, life, death, resurrection and Second

    Prophecy Fulfilled Isaiah 53:4-6 When you hear the word prophecy, what do you think of? Nostradamus? The thousands of people throughout history who have predicted the end of the world, only to see the date come and pass? Do you think of people who have told others they are going to be healed more

  • 5. Born Identity

    Contributed on Dec 10, 2008
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    Sometimes it takes a baby to remind an old man what your world is really about” in that one moment when Christ was born. Oh, Praise his name for that one moment! Thanks to Jim Altar for the intro to this message

    In One Moment In one moment, one seemingly insignificant measurement on the span of time, "The Word became flesh". In that moment, undiminished Deity became humanity. What an incomprehensible thought! In one moment, the one for whom are all things and by whom are all things, became a thing —like more

  • 6. Born Identity: Savior

    Contributed on Dec 18, 2008
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    A contextual Christmas Eve meditation on the birth of Jesus from the perspective of the shepherds- based on an article by Doug Greenwald

    Born Identity: Savior Luke 2:8-20 When Luke tells us in 2:8 that there “were shepherds in the fields keeping watch over their flocks by night”, he is giving us clues about when Jesus was born and why he was born. Any first-century Middle Eastern villager reading this text would wonder why sheep more