Contributed on Dec 5, 2005
Many people including Christians, too often focus on the manger, the stable, and many of the other earthly surroundings of the birth of Christ but miss the truths and purposes of God becoming man.
Turn Your Bibles to John 1: 14 Title: Catching the Miracles of Christmas Theme: Miracles of Christmas Sermon Series: Grasping the Truths of Christmas Introduction: Miracles are an absolutely essential element in Christianity. If Jesus Christ is not God manifested in the flesh, then ...read more
Contributed on Dec 14, 2015
Just what was in Mary's heart that enabled her to conceive and give birth to the greatest Gift, God's Son?
Mary's Heart Beat Enjoying God's Favor Introduction: Christmas is upon us, everyone is busy making sure gifts are purchased, wrapped and placed under the tree for the up and coming Christmas celebration. Tis a season to show acts of charity and for many, to cling to those church ...read more
Contributed on Dec 12, 2005
There are eternal gifts for those who grasp the truths of Christmas with their hearts. Understanding those gifts and walking in the free grace by which these gifts come will completely change a person’s attitude toward the season which we now celebrate.
Title: Eternal Gifts of Christmas Theme: What Will You Find at Christmas Series: Grasping the Truths of Christmas Introduction: There are eternal gifts for those who grasp the truths of Christmas with their hearts. Understanding those gifts and walking in the free grace by which these gifts ...read more
Contributed on Dec 22, 2005
There is much in “Grasping the Truths of Christmas” that is worthy of pondering, worth meditating on, and holding within the child of God’s heart. There are three truths that the Holy Spirit of God wants you to ponder on in this message.
Our key text today is Luke 2:19 Title: Christmas Treasures Worth Pondering Theme: What is so Special about Christmas Series: Grasping the Truths of Christmas Introduction: On the twenty-fifth of this month much of the United States will close their stores, business offices will be closed ...read more
Contributed on Dec 24, 2005
When Christians receive the Gift of God, Jesus Christ as personal Savior and Lord, there are gifts that are put on the inside of them that manifest themselves in a way that is beneficial to spiritual health and to the building of the kingdom of God.
Turn your Bibles to Luke 2:10-11, 14 Title: God’s Internal Gifts Theme: Benefits of Receiving God’s Gift, Christ Series: Grasping the Truths of Christmas Introduction: Have you ever received a gift inside a gift? I once read of a lady who received a pair of gloves for Christmas. The ...read more
Contributed on Dec 2, 2006
The Biblical account of the life of Joseph holds truths that the Holy Spirit wants you to grasp this Christmas season. Christians who live a life expressing that the birth of Christ is an event worth celebrating take time to invite the Holy Spirit to illu
Turn Your Bibles to Matthew 1:18-24 Title: Christmas Courage Theme: The Courage of Joseph Listen as I read Matthew 1:18-24, “This is how the birth of Jesus Christ came about: His mother Mary was pledged to be married to Joseph, but before they came together, she was found to be with child ...read more
Contributed on Dec 26, 2006
Submission to the Lord’s will is an absolute essential before a Christian can grasp the truths surrounding the Christmas story.
Turn Your Bibles to Luke 1:26-38 Title: Christmas Faith Theme: The Faith of Mary, Submission to God’s Will Series: The Cast of Christmas Listen as I read Luke 1:26-38, “In the sixth month, God sent the angel Gabriel to Nazareth, a town in Galilee, to a virgin pledged to be ...read more
Contributed on Dec 26, 2006
Hope as it is used in the Word of God has a much different meaning than the word hope used in this world.
Title: Christmas Hope Theme: The Hope of the Wise Men Series: The Cast of Christmas Listen as I read Matthew 2:1-11, “After Jesus was born in Bethlehem in Judea, during the time of King Herod, Magi from the east came to Jerusalem and asked, ‘Where is the one who has been born king of ...read more
Contributed on Dec 30, 2006
If you want to grasp true joy during the Christmas season it is imperative that you catch the significance in how God showed love by giving Christ. God gave His Son and Christ came willingly—true expressions of sacrificial love.
Turn Your Bibles to Luke 2:1-7 Title: Christmas Love Theme: The Love of God, Christ Given Series: The Cast of Christmas Listen as I read Luke 2:1-7, “In those days Caesar Augustus issued a decree that a census should be taken of the entire Roman world. (This was the first ...read more
Contributed on Nov 28, 2015
I would propose to you, though much debate, speculation and misrepresentation surrounds the birth of Christ. There are Biblical truths that must be grasp if one is going fulfill their place in the proclaiming of the birth of Christ, like that of the shepherds.
Why the Shepherds? Introduction: It is that time of the season when there is a desire to observe Christmas, give, show acts of charity and cling to those church traditions of the birth of Christ. Luke 2: gives us a clear truth that God intentionally broke the conjecture of man to bless, ...read more