Contributed on Jan 3, 2015
Starts with forth telling of Christ in OT. Then moves to what it means to us today. Need for Salvation and then what to do afterwards.
ILLUSTRATION: The book The World's Worst Predictions lists some of history's all-time prophetic goof. King George II said in 1773 that the American colonies had little stomach for revolution. An official of the White Star Line, speaking of the firm's newly built flagship, the Titanic, ...read more
Contributed on Dec 6, 2014
Story about Mary.
The traditional Christmas story from the Gospel of Luke begins this way: “In those days Caesar Augustus issued a decree that a census should be taken of the entire Roman world” (Luke 2:1). Most of us read those words without giving them a second thought. Caesar Augustus reigned as ...read more
Contributed on Dec 13, 2014
2nd sermon in a series on Christmas.
Last Sunday our story of the birth of Jesus has it very beginning. It began when young Mary said yes to God and would see her entire earthly life change. But it was that yes to God that opened our story to fulfill prophesy’s of old and allowed it to unfold through out eternity. The best ...read more
Contributed on Dec 19, 2014
Story of Joseph and Mary arriving in Bethlehem.
The typical story we hear repeated is: “It’s about 2000 years ago, the evening of December 25. Mary rides into Bethlehem on a donkey after a long trip, urgently needing to deliver her baby. Although it’s an emergency, all the mean innkeepers turn them away. So they deliver baby Jesus in a smelly ...read more
Contributed on Dec 27, 2014
This Sermon is about the Wise Men visit to baby Jesus. It also at the end talks about moving into the new year.
Matthew 2: 1-2; 7-15 Historians tell us that the wise men, also known as magi, were men belonging to the educated classes. They were of noble birth, educated, wealthy, and influential. They were philosophers, the counselors to rulers, learned in all the wisdom of the ancient East. The wise men ...read more