Contributed on Dec 1, 2006
Christmas doesn’t come from a store it comes from God.
The Nature of Christmas Text: Matt. 1:18-25 Introduction 1. Illustration: "Fa-who-for-ay; da-who-dor-ay; welcome, Christmas, come this way; Fa-who-for-ay; da-who-dor-ay; welcome, Christmas, Christmas day." They continue, singing, "Christmas day is in our grasp so long as we have ...read more
Contributed on Dec 8, 2006
The wisdom of Christmas is following Christ.
The Wisdom of Christmas Text: Matt. 2:1-12 Introduction 1. SUPPOSE IT HAD BEEN WISE WOMEN INSTEAD OF WISE MEN? I read this humors account of the Wise Men (obviously written by a woman): If it had been ‘Wise Women’ instead of ‘Wise Men’, they would have asked directions, arrived on ...read more
Contributed on Dec 16, 2006
The surprise of Christmas is that God loved us enough to send us His Son to die for our sins.
The Surprise of Christmas Text: Luke 2:1-7 Introduction 1. Illustration: Every year at Christmas, my Mother and I would play this little game of cat and mouse. She would try to keep me from knowing what I was getting for Christmas, and I would do all in my power to find out before ...read more