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  • Christmas Advent

    Contributed by Bruce Shields on Nov 12, 2004
    based on 33 ratings
     | 1,739 views

    This outline gives an example for holding the Advent lightnig ni your church over the course of 4 weeks with the lighting of the 5th candle on your Christmas eve service.

    Christmas 2005 Advent Advent is Latin for Arrival. This refers to the arrival of our Lord and Savior. The advent wreath represents God’s unending love for us, and the holly branches represent our everlasting life with Jesus Christ. We light one candle, reading the Advent passage for that ...read more

  • An Adult Christmas: Advent #3

    Contributed by Steven Simala Grant on May 11, 2007
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,490 views

    I wonder if we can reclaim Christmas from the children. Can we have an adult Christmas?

    An Adult Christmas: Advent #3 Dec 10, 2005 Matt 1:18-25; 2:13-14, 19-23 Intro: I wonder if we can reclaim Christmas. Of course we need to reclaim Christmas from the crass secularism and commercialism that substitutes “happy holidays” for “merry Christmas”, and that makes gathering around ...read more

  • The Sign Of Immanuel

    Contributed by David Ward on Dec 10, 2004
    based on 38 ratings
     | 3,599 views

    The first message in a Christmas/Advent series from Isaiah

    “The Sign of Immanuel” Isaiah 7:1-16 INTRODUCTION: Remember the movie "O Brother Where Art Thou?" Three convicts on the lam have holed up in a barn to spend the night, only to awake to find the barn surrounded by police, with guns drawn, demanding their surrender. One of the three helpfully ...read more

  • The Supernatural Power Of Christ's Birth

    Contributed by Ray Ellis on Dec 23, 2003
    based on 129 ratings
     | 11,048 views

    Everything about the birth of Jesus was supernatural. There was the miraculous conception. “Mary was conceived of the Holy Spirit.” It was unheard of for a virgin girl to become pregnant by the Holy Spirit.

    The Supernatural Power of Christ’s Birth Matthew 1:18-23 Isaiah 9:6-7 Everything about the birth of Jesus was supernatural. First, there was the miraculous conception. “Mary was conceived of the Holy Spirit.” It was unheard of for a virgin girl to become pregnant by the Holy ...read more

  • Are You Ready For Christmas Series

    Contributed by Richard White on Mar 20, 2003
    based on 109 ratings
     | 5,934 views

    There is not much said about Joseph, husband of Mary, but what is said shows us humility and willingness to follow God.

  • "Christmas Surprises"

    Contributed by Ray Scott on Dec 16, 2003
    based on 91 ratings
     | 5,128 views

    This brief message was used after our Sunday Morning Christmas Cantata ... to wrap up the Christmas story ... and prepare hearts so there will be no SURPRISES when we must face Jesus.

    “Christmas Surprise” INTRODUCTION: Christmas is full of surprises! Gifts are tightly wrapped in multi-colored paper, so you don’t know what’s inside until you open them (UNLESS, you peeked!). We get “surprise gifts” … o Like that tie that you’ll never wear. o Like the underwear you got ...read more

  • "Bethlehem"

    Contributed by Ray Scott on Dec 16, 2003
    based on 114 ratings
     | 19,300 views

    This Christmas message explores the little town of Bethlehem ... how God had prepared Bethlehem for 1700 years for the birth of His Son, Jesus.

    “Bethlehem” INTRODUCTION: We think of Bethlehem ONLY as the birthplace of Jesus. Some might even realize that King David was born there. BUT … Bethlehem is mentioned 53 times in Scripture. There are actually 2 BETHLEHEM’s mentioned in the Bible: o NORTH – in Galilee – only 7 miles from ...read more

  • Tired Of Too Much Church Series

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on Jul 4, 2004
    based on 71 ratings
     | 27,957 views

    It is easy to be tired of church if church does not connect with integrity, compassion, or fundamental life change. But you will not grow weary if you will work for the good of all.

    Several years ago I officiated at a wedding at National Cathedral. At the rehearsal an official of the Cathedral explained why the service would be held in just the Great Choir of the Cathedral, and not out on the main floor, and why we would have to be exactly on-time, no exceptions. He said that ...read more

  • Too Pooped To Pray Series

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on Jul 5, 2004
    based on 44 ratings
     | 4,114 views

    When spiritual exhaustion strikes, we fail to pray. It means that we have not dealt with our control issues, and we compromise principle to save ourselves. But God will give us a sign of His presence, even when we do not ask.

    There is a weariness of heart that goes so deep, it puts us in danger of losing our souls. There is an exhaustion of the soul that goes so far inside us that, if someone does not do for us what we cannot do for ourselves, we wiII be lost in despair. There is a weariness of heart, an exhaustion of ...read more

  • Mary's Song Series

    Contributed by Troy Luttrell on Nov 30, 2004
    based on 56 ratings
     | 11,576 views

    Christians should celebrate God’s fulfillment of His promises and mercies to the lowly through the birth of Jesus the Christ.

    Mary’s Song: A God’s to the Lowly Luke 1:46-55 (Part 1) Introduction: Excitement for an upcoming event; great anticipation; Ill: A defendant was on trial for murder in Oklahoma. There was strong evidence indicating guilt, but there was no corpse. In the defense’s closing statement the ...read more

  • Those Were The Days

    Contributed by Wesley Bishop on Mar 13, 2004
    based on 71 ratings
     | 4,719 views

    This is an advent sermon.

    Play “All in the Family” theme song. Oh, the good old. Do you remember the good old days? I remember my parents talking about the good old days. “I remember when . . .” my parents would say. “Back in my day . . .” was another favorite. What about, “When I was you age . . ..” Simon and ...read more

  • A World Upside Down

    Contributed by Wesley Bishop on Mar 13, 2004
    based on 40 ratings
     | 4,584 views

    This is an advent sermon.

    Imagine with me, if you would. You are an employee at a store. The store has had an incredible year; profits are through the roof. The store is having the best year ever. The CEO of the company announces a visit for next week. You are thrilled because you are going to get the recognition you ...read more

  • Pursuing A Tradition Of Seeing God's Reality Series

    Contributed by Charles Wilkerson on Dec 10, 2004
    based on 8 ratings
     | 2,144 views

    The reality of the world around us is NOT the reality of being a Christ-follower. How do we cultivate this true-sight in a world that is so often blind

    One pleasant surprise while in Mexico last month was seeing a total lunar eclipse. It would have been nice to have had Rick’s telescope down there but most nights there was just too much light from the area to really see many stars. Yet, as the moon took on its orange glow from the shadow of the ...read more

  • Joy In The Shadowlands

    Contributed by Kathy Findley on Oct 25, 2003
    based on 40 ratings
     | 2,985 views

    The premise of this sermon is that even in the midst of life’s sorrow, there is a depth of joy that abides within us.

    Advent III – Joy Luke 2:26-55 In the wonderfully reflective book entitled, The Prophet, one can contemplate these words: The woman questioned the one she called Prophet of God, saying: “Speak to us now of Joy and Sorrow”. And he answered: The same well from which you laughter rises was ...read more

  • The Olive: Exhaustion Series

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on Aug 2, 2003
    based on 61 ratings
     | 16,366 views

    How do we replenish our exhaustion? The world into which Jesus was born was spiritually weary. We too are worn out from conflict, moral uncertainty. God has acted to come among us and to give us power to become.

    “All ye, beneath life’s crushing load, whose forms are bending low, who toil along the climbing way, with painful steps and slow, Look now! for glad and golden hours come swiftly on the wing: O rest beside the weary road, and hear the angels sing!” You don’t have to look long to find examples ...read more