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  • Considerations Concerning The Christ Of Christmas

    Contributed by Donnie Martin on Jun 28, 2004
    based on 104 ratings
     | 21,159 views

    Though there is nothing wrong with giving and celebration, we as Christians need to remember that Christmas is about Christ, and about why He came into the world.

    CONSIDERATIONS CONCERNING THE CHRIST OF CHRISTMAS Text: Luke 2: 1-16 Intro: Christmas, though it has been much corrupted and commercialized over the years, is still a somewhat pleasant time out at the end of the year. It’s a time when, even if only out of dutiful habit, people seem to ...read more

  • Stop, Listen, And Look

    Contributed by Timm Meyer on Dec 9, 2002
    based on 25 ratings
     | 2,255 views

    ADVENT 2(C) - Stop, listen, and look because God’s voice is calling out so that all mankind will see God’s salvation.

    STOP, LISTEN, LOOK LUKE 3:1-6 DECEMBER 8, 2002 LUKE 3:1-6 1In the fifteenth year of the reign of Tiberius Caesar--when Pontius Pilate was governor of Judea, Herod tetrarch of Galilee, his brother Philip tetrarch of Iturea and Traconitis, and Lysanias tetrarch of Abilene-- 2during the ...read more

  • Amazing Characteristics Surrounding The Birth Of Christ

    Contributed by Dr. Stanley Vasu on Dec 14, 2005
    based on 17 ratings
     | 2,220 views

    THIS SERMON IS ABOUT THE AMAZING CHARACTERISTICS THAT SURROUNDED THE BIRTH OF CHRIST NAMELY 1.JOY 2.SORROW 3.DREAMS 4.ANGELS 5.PROPHECIES 6.SIGNS 7.KINGDOM

    AMAZING CHARACTERISTICS SURROUNDING THE BIRTH OF CHRIST *********************************************************************************** OUTLINE 1.JOY 2.SORROW 3.DREAMS 4.ANGELS 5.PROPHECIES 6.SIGNS 7.KINGDOM THE MESSAGE AMAZING CHARACTERISTICS SURROUNDING ...read more

  • A Promise In The Darkness

    Contributed by Chris Tiller on Dec 14, 2005
    based on 85 ratings
     | 12,317 views

    Isaiah the prophet communicated the prophecy about Immanuel to Ahaz. An angel communicated the promise of Jesus to Joseph. Ahaz responded in fear. Joseph responded in trust.

    “The virgin will be with child and will give birth to a son, and they will call him Immanuel.” Most of you are familiar with the story: Joseph had learned that Mary was with child, and he was making plans to divorce her quietly. An angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream, saying to ...read more

  • Advent Candle Readings

    Contributed by Peter Loughman on Nov 10, 2006
    based on 126 ratings
     | 186,038 views

    Four Sunday’s of Advent Readings - full text, Scriptures, Interpretation, Prayer included. A little different take from traditional. only four readings not five as chrismas eve fall on Sunday. Hope this helps. God bless.

    First Sunday Of Advent (Read Scripture) Scripture: Isaiah 9:2, 4-6 Is. 9:2The people walking in darkness have seen a great light; on those living in the land of the shadow of death a light has dawned. 3 You have enlarged the nation and increased their joy; they rejoice before you as people ...read more

  • How To Have A Song In Your Heart This Christmas Series

    Contributed by Tom Shepard on Nov 1, 2006
    based on 48 ratings
     | 7,230 views

    This is an Advent season sermon. Three types of songs you can have in your heart.

    How To Have A Song In Your Heart She was a very young girl – when the angle Gabriel came to her. No one would have paid any attention to her because she wasn’t wealthy or important. She was a simple peasant girl living in a small insignificant village. Had she died, probably few would have ...read more

  • Things Not For Sale Series

    Contributed by Wayne Cordeiro on Nov 13, 2007
    based on 48 ratings
     | 12,438 views

    We often mess up our Christian lives, not because we are malicious or evil, but because we are frail and needy. We need a power beyond ourselves to win that fight. We need something that is bigger than we are.

    Betwixt and Between As Christians, each of us will experience struggle. We will struggle when we know the right thing to say or do, but we just cannot do it. It may be due to our pride, or a principle, or we are angry, or we just can’t accept a different perspective. We know something is wrong, ...read more

  • Advent Readings 2007

    Contributed by Peter Loughman on Nov 15, 2007
    based on 45 ratings
     | 8,360 views

    Advent readings. Different from the traditional. Five readings, one for each sunday and one for Christmas eve. Theme: Jesus is our Hope, Jesus has Dominion, Jesus is our Strength, Jesus is full of Glory, Jesus is the essence of Love. Just print and use.

    These are a little different take than the traditional advent reading. If you are looking for something different this might be for you. I send out a letter to the persons reading a week before they are to read. With copy in hand, they first read the Scripture, then light the candles as the ...read more

  • Be Ready

    Contributed by Tim Zingale on Nov 26, 2007
    based on 156 ratings
     | 94,273 views

    A sermon for the first Sunday in Advent

    First Sunday in Advent Matthew 24:36-44 Be Ready ""But of that day and hour no one knows, not even the angels of heaven, nor the Son, but the Father only. As were the days of Noah, so will be the coming of the Son of man. For as in those days before the flood they were eating and ...read more

  • Advent 2 - (Love) 2006 Series

    Contributed by Spencer Homan on Dec 10, 2007
    based on 15 ratings
     | 4,261 views

    A sermon for the second Sunday of Advent. Love.

    Luke 3:1-6 “Love” What would we have without Christmas??? (From sermoncentral.com) • The candied fruit market would completely collapse! • Our boring, uneventful lives would have no stress at all! • Eggnog would just be a slimy, high cholesterol beverage. • Santa would be a strange ...read more

  • Christmas Love: The Story Of God's Gift To Us Series

    Contributed by Tom Shepard on Dec 20, 2006
    based on 294 ratings
     | 55,750 views

    This is a sermon about God’s gift to us. How it is 1. Usefull 2. Costly 3. Effective

    Christmas Love: The Story of God’s Gift to Us Christmas was an exciting time and Joie was excited too. He was only 10 years old and he was as excited as any ten year old boy could be. For him Christmas was still a time of wonder. He did the things most 10 year olds do. He played ball, rode ...read more

  • The God Of Peace (Advent) Series

    Contributed by Chris Surber on Dec 20, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 7,052 views

    Let us recommit ourselves to experiencing the peace of God in our lives and in our fellowship.

    The God of Peace, II Corinthians 13:11-14 Introduction I know a man who not long ago gave his heart to Christ, and has since lived a very happy Christian, who for a long time prior to his conversion had been so eaten up by care and anxiety that he had been ill-natured on account of it. His ...read more

  • Christmas Prophecies Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Dec 31, 2007
    based on 2 ratings
     | 2,517 views

    The Christmas story carries with it deep theology and fascinating prophecies that were fulfilled.

    Christmas Prophecies (tropical) 1. Lin Smalec writes, "I read recently about a children’s Sunday School class that heard the Christmas story and sang the beloved Christmas carol, “Silent Night”. They were then asked to draw what they thought the nativity scene might have looked like. One ...read more

  • Good News Of Great Joy

    Contributed by Ray Ellis on Jan 5, 2008
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,781 views

    The message of Advent and the birth of Jesus are about joy. Joy is not found in gifts but in the Person, Jesus Christ.

    Good News of Great Joy Luke 2:8-20 One of my favorite Christmas Carols is “Joy to the World, the Lord has come.” The message of Advent and the birth of Jesus are about joy. The angel announced to the shepherds: “I bring you good news of great joy for everyone! The Savior, yes, the ...read more

  • The Faith Of Christmas In Corinth And America (1 Sunday Of Advent 2005)

    Contributed by Paul Humphrey on Nov 28, 2005
    based on 67 ratings
     | 14,333 views

    Waiting for Christ in a "self-now" world.

    First Sunday of Advent 2005 Dr. Paul G. Humphrey Valley Forge United Methodist Church www.valleyforgeumc.org The Faith of Christmas in Corinth and America First Corinthians 1CO 1:1 Paul, called to be an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, and our brother Sosthenes, 1CO ...read more