Sermon Series
  • 1. The Hope Of Christmas

    Contributed on Mar 30, 2001
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    Christmas is hope personified. It highlights the fact that Christianity is essentially a religion of hope.

    Today we began the Advent season by lighting the first Advent candle, the candle of hope. As we heard a few minutes ago, this candle reminds us of the hope God gave His people when He promised to send them a Messiah, a Savior, a Deliverer. The candle reminds us that this promise was fulfilled in ...read more

  • 2. The Shepherds

    Contributed on Mar 30, 2001
    based on 1,310 ratings
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    God’s choice of the lowly shepherds, as those to whom the announcement of Christ’s birth came, shows that his love is available to all on the same basis -- faith.

    [Luke 2:8-20] Most people in America are familiar with this passage, even if they rarely crack open a Bible. These verses from Luke have even entered the popular culture, through Linus’ famous speech in the Charlie Brown Christmas video. Every December since 1965, in between televised scenes of ...read more

  • 3. The Humility Of The Incarnation

    Contributed on Mar 30, 2001
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    Christ’s humility, displayed in the incarnation, is an example for us as his disciples.

    Well, after thirty-five days, we finally have a President-elect. How many watched the speeches on Wednesday night? How many can’t remember who won? How many don’t care who won? It’s definitely one for the history books. All during the last five weeks, we’ve been hearing that this is a great lesson ...read more

  • 4. The Greatest Gift

    Contributed on Mar 30, 2001
    based on 1,420 ratings
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    The birth of Jesus Christ represents a gift of great value, but one which must be opened and received.

    Christmas is a time of giving. And that means Christmas is a time of shopping. Ever since the wise men from the east showed up at the stable carrying gold, frankincense, and myrrh, people have been exchanging gifts at Christmas. Of course, it’s much more complicated today than it was for the wise ...read more