Contributed on Dec 3, 2018
How can you still celebrate Christmas when you're surrounded by troubles? So were Mary and Joseph at the first Christmas, but Christmas still came and God brought healing to their world!
CELEBRATING CHRISTMAS WHEN THE GRINCH SHOWS UP INTRODUCTION A. CHRISTMAS IS ALWAYS A WONDERFUL TIME? 1. This whole month of December we’re looking at Christmas through the eyes of Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch. So keep an eye out for his green skin! 2. Have you ever had some major plans disrupted and ...read more
Contributed on Dec 10, 2018
There have always been those who hated Christmas: the Grinches and the Ebenezer Scrouges; the Bertrand Russels and the Richard Dawkins; but the original Grinch, who lived in the days of the Lord Jesus, was King Herod. He really tried to get rid of Christmas!
THE ORIGINAL GRINCH Mt. 2:1-8, 16-18 INTRODUCTION GRINCH SONG: “You’re a Mean One Mr. Grinch” 2:03 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=27I3AN0XwP8 A. HUMOR: “Missing Jesus” 1. It was the day after Christmas at a church in San Francisco. Pastor Mike was looking at the nativity scene outside when he ...read more
Contributed on Dec 16, 2018
When the Grinch stole Christmas, it was one of the best things he could have done, because, it not only reminded the citizens of Whoville of the real meaning of Christmas, but it also brought a revelation to the Grinch himself that Christmas was, perhaps, something much more!
WHEN THE GRINCH DID WHOVILLE A FAVOR Lk. 2:6-14 INTRODUCTION A. CHRISTMAS QUIZ See how well we know the facts about the first Christmas: 1. When Mary and Joseph went to Bethlehem, how did they get there? a. They walked b. Joseph walked; Mary rode a donkey c. They took a chariot ...read more