Sermon Series
  • 1. It's A Wonderful Life, Even When My Plans Go Awry

    Contributed on Dec 5, 2006
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    Sometimes our plans and dreams don’t work out, but what makes life wonderful is accepting the hopeful truth that God has plans for us, and they are very good.

    Intro: Today we’re beginning an Advent series tied together by the film It’s a Wonderful Life. It’s likely you’re familiar with it. It airs on television almost every year. It sells in Target every Christmas. It was first created in 1946, That makes this year it’s 60th Anniversary. 60 years! I ...read more

  • 2. A Fresh Start: It's A Wonderful Life

    Contributed on Dec 19, 2006
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    It’s a wonderful life because God is all about helping us start over, and finding a second chance.

    Intro: In many ways the season of Advent is like a pregnant woman. It’s all about expectation. Of her we say, “she’s expecting.” Expecting what? Mail? A promotion? We’ll, a birth of course! She’s looking forward to a birth that will make the struggles of this present life, really wonderful ...read more

  • 3. It's A Wonderful Life In The Face Of Trouble

    Contributed on Dec 19, 2006
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    Life is difficult. Christmas can bring crisis for many. But it can still be wonderful because God came in Jesus to be with me.

    Intro: Have you ever felt you might be better off dead than alive? The struggles of life seem to surmount the beauties of life and you begin to wonder “what’s the point?” That’s what happened to Geoge Bailey in the classic film It’s a wonderful Life. In this scene your about to see, George, who ...read more

  • 4. It's A Wonderful (Abundant) Life

    Contributed on Dec 26, 2006
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    Fulfillment is a gift of Christ that we receive when we quit the sins that don’t satisfy our souls.

    Intro: In this scene Georges perspective on life is all different. Having seen life as it would have been without him, George realizes that life at all is a gift to be cherished. He has pleaded with God that he be allowed to live again and God has answered his prayer with a yes. [scene 27, ...read more