Sermon Series
  • 1. Our Mighty God

    Contributed on Dec 9, 2008
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    We all are very independent individuals. Some of our first words – perhaps even our first sentence – expressed that self-reliance. "I can do it myself." This is healthy when we’re dressing and cleaning up. It becomes unhealthy when we try to control o

    Introduction: The names in this story have been changed out of respect for their privacy. Julie W told her family’s story in a magazine article. [My daughter], Allison, came home for the weekend. She opened the door, didn’t speak, and dropped her duffel bag. Smudges of mascara circled her eyes. more

  • 2. Our Wonderful Counselor

    Contributed on Dec 9, 2008
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    Many people don’t do what their doctors or counselors suggest. It’s a terrible mistake to treat Jesus in the same way. Whenever he gives advice it is for our healing. From now on we need to listen and do what our Wonderful Counselor says.

    Series Introduction: Part of our Christmas celebrations involves the giving of gifts. We exchange gifts most of the time because of our love for each other. Sometimes it’s out of a sense of obligation. The gift-giving tradition looks back to the first Christmas scene when the wise men brought more

  • 3. Our Everlasting Father

    Contributed on Dec 18, 2008
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    Some of us are trying to earn God’s love and acceptance. Some of us are afraid he’s angry with us. Some of us wonder if he even exists. But Jesus comes to each of us this Christmas assuring us of God’s unconditional love, his wonderful care and his con

    Intersection (Common ground illustration) An economy driving tradition in our Christmas celebrations involves giving gifts. We exchange gifts most of the time because we love each other. Sometimes we give because of a sense of obligation. Our gift giving leads to unavoidable lists – lists of more

  • 4. Our Prince Of Peace

    Contributed on Dec 31, 2008
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    The problem is that we want Jesus’ peace without recognizing Jesus’ authority in our lives. We want to live our way and escape the negative consequences. We need to surrender to the Prince of Peace in order to experience his blessings.

    Series Introduction: God has a Christmas gift list for you. It involves four gifts only Jesus can give. God’s Christmas list for you is found in Isaiah 9:6. A child is born to us, a son is given to us. And the government will rest on his shoulders. These will be his royal titles: Wonderful more