Contributed on Jan 8, 2007
Christmas Eve Candlelight Service message. It points people to Jesus as the Light of life.
A LIGHT IN THE DARKNESS John 8 :12 During this time in which we celebrate the physical birth of the Lord Jesus, let’s be mindful of how much brighter this world is because He came into it. Jesus declared in John 8 :12, I Am the Light of the World. He who follows Me ...read more
Contributed on Dec 26, 2007
A look at Mary from the view point of her as a woman of faith.
LUKE 1:26-38 THE KIND OF FAITH THAT ACCOMPLISHES GOD’S PLAN Through out church history Mary, the mother of Jesus, has not been given her proper place. Some want to make her divine and thus take away her human nature which belittles her great accomplishment. Some ...read more
Contributed on Dec 21, 2009
Mary had hidden the Word of God in her heart since childhood. When she was filled with the HS she was able to pour forth this song of praise to the out of the treasure of Scripture in her heart. Mary’s hymn of praise reflects her character & her emotional
LUKE 1: (39-45) 46-55 THE MAGNIFICAT / Mary’s Song of Praise [1 Samuel 2:1-10] Mary had hidden the Word of God in her heart since childhood. When she was filled with the Holy Spirit she was able to pour forth this song of praise to the out of the treasure of Scripture in her heart. ...read more
Contributed on Dec 25, 2011
One of the most puzzling facts of Christmas is that God, when He came to earth & took upon Himself human form, was born in a stable. Why? Were there not more appropriate places for the Son of God?
THE MYSTERY OF THE MANGER A SOLUTION FOR THE STABLE LUKE 2: 1-7 Seven year old Johnny yelled “Daddy, guess what’s missing?” The front lawn rang with excitement as the family put the life-size manger scene in place. “What?” his father asked while he finished fastening Joseph to a stake ...read more
Contributed on Dec 26, 2012
God exalts those who will be humbled. So when He humbled Himself to become a man, God did magnify & honor Himself to those who in humbleness would seek out the Christ. The significance of the event made it fitting that Heaven should come down & give God G
LUKE 2: 8-14 WHEN HEAVEN CAME DOWN [Eph. 2:12-18, Isa. 65:1, 61:1f, 1 Pet. 10:21, Zech. 9:9-12, Rev. 5:9-14] Christmas is a drama of the exciting invasion of earth by infinite God, the Eternal Spirit, Who became flesh in order to become man. His purpose was to personally reveal Himself to ...read more
Contributed on Dec 28, 2014
This text helps us understand why the real meaning of Christmas still escapes so many people today.
2 CORINTHIANS 4:3-6 [CHRISTMAS CANDLELIGHT SERVICE] THE LIGHT OF GOD’S GLORY During the Christmas season of 1879, an agnostic REPORTER in Boston saw three little girls standing in front of a store window full of toys. One of them was blind. He heard the other two describing the toys ...read more