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  • A Blue Christmas Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Dec 13, 2009
    based on 65 ratings
     | 26,718 views

    What happens when Christmas doesn’t go according to plan? How do we handle it when circumstances rob us of the joy of the season? How do we respond to a "blue Christmas?"

    OPEN: John Simmons tells about a grade school class that was putting on a Christmas play which included the story of Mary and Joseph coming to the inn. In that class was one little boy who wanted so very much to be Joseph. But when the parts were handed out, his biggest rival was given that part, ...read more

  • Blue Christmas 2010

    Contributed by Steven Simala Grant on Jan 12, 2011
     | 3,808 views

    This sermon has three parts: firstly speaking our feelings of hurt to God; secondly asking God for help; and thirdly is our expression of faith even in pain.

    Blue Christmas 2010: Dec 21, 2010 Prelude: Welcome: Welcome to this service, “A Blue Christmas”... a time when we can… I have chosen Psalm 13 for this service, and the service is structured around that short Psalm. There are three parts to it, as there are ...read more

  • There's No Such Thing As A Blue Christmas

    Contributed by Krista Roehrig on Dec 26, 2005
    based on 14 ratings
     | 3,371 views

    When we stay focused on Jesus Christ at Christmas time, there cannot be such a thing as a "Blue Christmas"

    There’s No Such Thing as a "Blue Christmas" Now how many of you here tonight think that you pretty much know all the classic Christmas hymns and secular songs that were ever sang? I think it would be safe to say that probably all of us here, along with everyone else across America, know every ...read more

  • Rejoicing In The Gift

    Contributed by Sue Richard on Dec 15, 2007
     | 2,514 views

    Mary is a model of how to find joy

    LUKE 1: 46-50 REJOICING IN THE GIFT- 12/16/07 I’m sure you’re well aware that the theme for today is JOY. “Rejoicing in the Gift.” The banner announces the theme, the songs we sang, the story for the children. Yet, I know Christmas is not a season of joy for many people. Last ...read more

  • Christmas Is All About Hope Series

    Contributed by Denn Guptill on Dec 22, 2015
     | 3,388 views

    This message was used for our Blue Christmas, Silent Night Service.

    What Christmas is all About Silent Night. Start with clip from opening of A Charlie Brown Christmas Contrary to what Linus thought, Charlie Brown was in good company, there are all kinds of folks who feel the same way about Christmas. They are confused because they don’t feel jolly, they ...read more

  • Blue Christmas: A Reflection From The 137th Psalm

    Contributed by Mark A. Barber on Dec 12, 2020
    based on 1 rating
     | 787 views

    Sometimes it is hard for people to be merry in the Christmas season.

    Blue Christmas: A Reflection from the 137th Psalm Christmas is supposed to be a season of joy. It is a time we reflect upon the heavenly army singing “Peace on Earth and goodwill to men. Even the world joins in with Christmas lights and parties and singing songs like “Have a Holly Jolly Christmas. ...read more

  • 4th Sunday Of Advent

    Contributed by Tim Walker on Dec 18, 2020
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,041 views

    This sermon shows how miracles happen. This is a brief meditation that could also be used for a Blue Christmas service or for Christmas Eve.

    Every year during the Advent season, advertisers and retailers will frequently used the expression, “The magic of Christmas.” Well, the kind of Christmas magic that they're talking about is a trick that retailers play on us that makes our money disappear. The true Christmas is not about magic. ...read more

  • Coping With The Holidays

    Contributed by Davon Huss on Nov 19, 2016
     | 3,859 views

    This information was put together for a workshop on "Coping with the Holidays" (Adapted from the book, "The Empty Chair: Handling Grief on Holidays and Special Occasions" by Susan J. Zonnebelt-Smeenge and Robert C. De Vries)

    HoHum: Start with some family information: I grew up in a tight knit family spending my Sunday afternoons after church with all my extended family at my grandparent’s house. I am the eldest grandchild and my grandfather spent a lot of time with me growing up. I had trouble reading so ...read more

  • The Christmas Blues

    Contributed by Stephen E. Trail on Oct 6, 2011
    based on 1 rating
     | 4,586 views

    Christmas sermon

    "The Christmas Blues" Matthew 2:13-23 Key Verse (13-14) Christmas is a wonderful time of the year for our family. Since we have been in ministry all of our adult lives, we have not been able to be with our loved ones very much and Christmas affords us that opportunity. We look forward to it ...read more

  • I See A Star A Shining Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Dec 19, 2011
    based on 66 ratings
     | 15,649 views

    Can you name the top two Christmas lighted "tree toppers?" Do you know why they grace most Christmas Trees? And do you know the kind of light that Jesus prefers?

    OPEN: In many homes across the US, and around the world various families have set up Christmas trees. And these trees have all kinds of lights and ornaments on them But there is one decoration that stands out from the rest, because it sits on top of the tree, all by itself. It’s called a tree ...read more

  • Advent: Hope Is On The Way Series

    Contributed by John Delozier on Dec 4, 2006
    based on 14 ratings
     | 13,522 views

    Week one of advent starts with the message that in the birth of Christ, in his life, death, and resurrection--Hope Enters the Word & As it was then it remains today "Hope is on the Way"

    Introduction: If I may indulge you with a quick grammar lesson this morning, I would like to look at the dictionary definition of the word hope. I want to draw your attention to what this word means when it is used as a noun instead of a verb. I need you to go all the way back to elementary ...read more

  • A Hopeful Confirmation Series

    Contributed by Ken Pell on Dec 15, 2013
     | 2,674 views

    By comparing the lives of John the Baptist and Dietrich Bonhoeffer I show that God does not despise our questions and doubts; He uses them to and make us whole.

    A HOPEFUL CONFIRMATION SERMON # OF THE ADVENT SERIES “HOPE IS ON THE WAY” MATTHEW 11:2-11 Big idea: God does not despise our questions and doubts; He uses them to and make us whole. 2 When John heard in prison what Christ was doing, he sent his disciples 3 to ask him, "Are you ...read more

  • Incarnation - Advent 5, 2011 Series

    Contributed by Dan Cormie on Dec 28, 2011
     | 2,909 views

    Do not let anyone judge you by what you eat or drink, or with regard to a religious festival, a New Moon celebration or a Sabbath day. These are a shadow of the things that were to come; the reality, however, is found in Christ.

    Dakota Community Church December 25, 2011 Incarnation So far we have looked at the hope (past, present, and future) that Christmas offers to every man; then in week two, Tyson spoke on the peace of knowing God, in week 3 we looked at the joy that is not of human origin and last week we ...read more

  • The Perfect Gift Series

    Contributed by Tim Strickland on Nov 27, 2014
    based on 5 ratings
     | 4,221 views

    Calling Gods people to a true relationship with Jesus this Christmas. Feel free to use any and all parts of this sermon.

    11/27/2014 Pastor Tim J Strickland Friendly Center Baptist Church The Perfect Gift It is that time of year again. Most people are in rush mode trying to find the perfect gift to give their love ones for Christmas. There will be a sense of panic in the air, as request are made and Black Friday ...read more

  • Small Town Boy Series

    Contributed by Carl Willis on Dec 17, 2001
    based on 47 ratings
     | 2,874 views

    Bethlehem....What’s that near?

    Where do great leaders come from? When you think of Rockefellers, Kennedys, and Trumps.....Kansas immediately comes to mind doesn’t it. Small towns are not generally known for producing great leaders. Small towns lack opportunities, they are not centers of power or influence, and there is ...read more