Sermon Series
  • 1. Truth In Advertising

    Contributed on Dec 11, 2001
    based on 66 ratings
     | 5,108 views

    The same angel gives the same basic message to Zechariah and Mary. Zechariah reacts with skepticism while Mary responds with calm acceptance. Why the difference?

    OPEN: I recently ran across an article that gave some of the signs of the Christmas season: - A toy store advertised: “Ho, ho, ho spoken here.” - In a bridal boutique sign declared: “Marry Christmas.” - Outside a church – this proclamation: “The original Christmas Club.” - From a department ...read more

  • 2. The Exciting Promise

    Contributed on Dec 17, 2001
    based on 66 ratings
     | 3,628 views

    It went just like in the cantatas... except of a couple of small things. (Good physical illustration toward the end that can be used in almost any Christmas sermon)

    OPEN: (I began the sermon by bringing out a gaily wrapped golf bag, complete with clubs & irons - I tried hard to make sure it was fairly obvious what was wrapped)Then I asked: “Does anybody know what’s in the package?” The audience seemed to enjoy the humor of the obvious. Then I gave this ...read more

  • 3. The Gift Of The Warm Heart

    Contributed on Dec 24, 2001
    based on 72 ratings
     | 9,423 views

    Christmas can be a very stressful time. But Simeon and Anna hold 3 secrets to getting hold of the peace and tranquility that Christmas is supposed to offer us.

    AP story reported in the Indianapolis Star 12/25/99 Dateline LOS ANGELES – A shopping mall Santa Claus had a meltdown after refusing to cuddle a bawling toddler, calling the mother evil and ripping off his beard and costume in front of startled children. Kelly Fornatoro, 33, said she told ...read more