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  • A Gift Worth Receiving

    Contributed by A. Todd Coget on Dec 20, 2001
    based on 37 ratings
     | 3,553 views

    This sermon illustrates what receiving Christ really is through the Biblical story of Simeon.

    A Gift Worth Receiving Luke 2:21-33 December 23, 2001 Intro: A. [Prayer and God’s Sovereignty, Citation: Mark Ashton, A Voice in the Wilderness (OM Publishing); submitted by Owen Bourgaize, Guernsey, United Kingdom A small boy was writing a letter to God about the Christmas presents he badly ...read more

  • Looking Forward

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on Dec 23, 2001
    based on 34 ratings
     | 6,128 views

    Funeral sermon for Edward D. Mitchell -- accountant, musician, deacon; age 85

    That classic spiritual writer John Bunyan ends his Pilgrim’s Progress with a triumphant note, saying that after Pilgrim had traveled many miles and fought off many adversaries, when he got to the other side, the angels came out to welcome him. John Bunyan knew that if your lifestyle is that of a ...read more

  • The Gift Of The Warm Heart Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Dec 24, 2001
    based on 74 ratings
     | 15,554 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 Santa ...read more

  • The Waiting Game Series

    Contributed by John Hamby on Dec 31, 2001
    based on 78 ratings
     | 15,992 views

    Characteristics taken from the life of Anna and Simeon that are important today.

    A Study of the Book of Luke Sermon # 4 “The Waiting Game” Luke 2:21-38 The events recorded in the second half of Luke, chapter two are important, they have to be important because they are the only events from the infancy of ...read more

  • The Holy Family

    Contributed by Robert Tomas on Apr 25, 2002
    based on 49 ratings
     | 6,899 views

    The family is a living reality that is called to be a vessel of peace, defender and herald of the Word, temple of the Spirit, and steward of God’s love.

    DECEMBER 29, 1999 WORSHIP SERVICE SCRIPTURES ·First Reading Sirach 3: 2-6, 12-14 ·Psalm Ps. 128:1-5 ·Second Reading Col. 3:12-21 ·Gospel Luke 2:22-40 REFLECTION Once again, do allow me to take this opportunity to greet everyone a Blessed Christmas, and I pray that the LORD had blessed your ...read more

  • My Eyes Have Seen

    Contributed by John Kapteyn on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 64 ratings
     | 5,112 views

    1. Tell story, then read Scripture Mary was a single mother.

    1. Tell story, then read Scripture Mary was a single mother. She had to provide for her children and at the same time she wanted to be there to take care of her kids. To accomplish both goals she decided that she would clean houses. The two older girls, Cindy and Laura, helped as much as they ...read more

  • Making Room For Christ At Christmas

    Contributed by Mike Hays on Nov 21, 2000
    based on 70 ratings
     | 14,410 views

    Make room for Jesus during the busy Christmas season.

    Making Room "Don't Crowd Christ Out of Christmas" There is a new movie on the shelves at video stores around town. The movie is last winter's big hit, Jingle All the Way. The movie shows us how a successful Christmas is closely tied to getting the right gift for our loved ones -- no matter what we ...read more

  • A Dream Come True

    Contributed by Dan Erickson on Nov 22, 2000
    based on 324 ratings
     | 24,238 views

    Like Simeon we need to realize that if all we had was Jesus Christ, that would be enough; with Jesus, our life is complete and we can be content.

    Children often dream about things they would like to do in the future. I suspect traveling in space as an astronaut, playing football in the NFL, making the Olympic figure skating team, or driving a $100,000 sports car are some of the more popular ones. When I was growing up, I dreamed of being the ...read more

  • Praise And Proclaim

    Contributed by Dan Erickson on Nov 22, 2000
    based on 67 ratings
     | 6,681 views

    When Anna sees Jesus, she praises and proclaims the Messiah.

    A novel, a movie, a television show, each has a cast of major characters and minor characters. Often the mark of a good story is a strong supporting cast, where the minor characters make an important contribution to the overall plot. For example, think back to The Beverly Hillbillies. Now, I ...read more

  • Left-Overs

    Contributed by Tim Zingale on Dec 12, 2000
    based on 40 ratings
     | 7,552 views

    A sermon for the First Sunday after Christmas

    1st Sun. after Christmas Luke 2:25-40 "Left - Overs" "An Indian chief was disturbed about how lazy his braves had been during the hunting season, so he called all the tribe together and announced, "I’ve got good ...read more

  • Waiting For Something Special Series

    Contributed by James Capps on Dec 12, 2000
    based on 96 ratings
     | 6,067 views

    Based on the encounter with Simeon, how he waited and how we are to patiently wait for the return of Jesus

    Waiting for Something Special Luke 2:25-32 2nd Sunday in Advent No one likes to wait Was at Sam’s the other day….had to stand in line what seemed forever (probably only 10 minutes) Was going to Vanderbilt for Jacob Maxwell’s surgery and got in morning traffic..took me over an hour to get ...read more

  • Enough Love For God To Bless Another Series

    Contributed by Mark Haines on Dec 15, 2000
    based on 65 ratings
     | 2,526 views

    An inductive-deductive combination meassage calling God’s people in my care to love Him enough to bless others in obedience to His will.

    Topic: Love Theme: Love for God & Others Purpose: to be the Holy Spirit’s second witness calling God’s people in my care to love Him enough to bless others in obedience to His will. Response: Individuals will raise their hand to demonstrate their commitment to increasing their love for God and to ...read more

  • The Family, The Future Of The Church

    Contributed by William Baeta on Jan 3, 2001
    based on 84 ratings
     | 19,314 views

    “Let the Word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom, teaching and admonishing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing with grace in your hearts to the Lord” Colossians 3:16.

    Theme: The Family, the Future of the Church Text: 1 Sam.2:18-20, 26; Col. 3:12-17; Lk.2:41-52 The celebrations ushering in the New Year tomorrow will, in effect, bring the Christmas celebrations to an end. We cannot, however, afford to forget the good news of Christ’s birth. His birth, sinless ...read more

  • Don't Die Till You See Jesus Series

    Contributed by Norm Beckett on Jan 8, 2001
    based on 80 ratings
     | 6,171 views

    God does not want any person to die until he/she has seen Jesus.

    DON’T DIE TILL YOU’VE SEEN JESUS "It had been revealed to him by the Holy Spirit that he would not die before he had seen the Lord’s Christ" (Luke 2: 26). Simeon was his name. A man with a very common Jewish male name. A man that was not necessarily a young man, however he is not ...read more

  • When Your Walk With God Has Not Turned Out The Way You Originally Intended

    Contributed by Jim Butcher on Jan 8, 2001
    based on 114 ratings
     | 5,298 views

    A Christmas sermon from the story of Anna on the idea that God is not finished with us yet.

    >>> The great composer Wagner had just listened to a performance of his composition “The Ring” when a friend entered the room. Wagner was sitting alone in front of a writing table and thinking. Seeing his friend, Wagner rose and spoke of the performance with discouragement: “No, that ...read more