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  • The Slaughter Of The Innocents

    Contributed by Jacob Golden, Jr. on Apr 23, 2002
    based on 120 ratings

    A consideration of Matthew’s story about Herod’s slaughter of the children in Bethlehem following Jesus’ birth.

    THE SLAUGHTER OF THE INNOCENTS Matthew 2:13–23 • Romans 8:18–25 Christmas 1 (a) • December ’95, ’98, ’01 I hope you had a good Christmas. We stayed home again. We didn’t go anywhere. Didn’t visit any relatives (though we had some visit us). Didn’t go see a movie (something we’ve sometimes done more

  • What Gift Shall I Bring? Series

    Contributed by Carl Willis on Dec 18, 2001
    based on 28 ratings

    Our journey to Christ and the gifts we bring.

    As we conclude our series on the promised birth of our Savior, lets refelect on the prophecies concerning our promised King. I want you to think of these prophecies as a roadmap. Each prophecy pointing the way to Jesus. The things foretold of our Savior: He would be a Son, born of a virgin, born more

  • Journey To Bethlehem Part 3 Series

    Contributed by James May on Dec 23, 2001
    based on 25 ratings

    This is the final sermon on this Christmas series.

    Disclaimer: Due to the large amount of sermons and topics that appear on this site I feel it is necessary to post this disclaimer on all sermons posted. These sermons are original to the author and the leading of the Holy Spirit. While ideas and illustrations are often gleaned from many more

  • The Father Has A Son!

    Contributed by Neal Gray on Dec 23, 2001
    based on 38 ratings

    The Father allowed His precious Son, our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, to take birth in this human race. Imagine how the Father must have felt as Jesus was being born!

    "The Father Has a Son!" Author: Dr. Neal Gray Passage: Matthew 1:18-25 Purpose: The Father allowed His precious Son, our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, to take birth in this human race. Imagine how the Father must have felt as Jesus was being born! INTRODUCTION Opening We have a tradition in more

  • "The Truly Righteous Person Is Also Merciful.”

    Contributed by Dr. Jerry Morrissey on Dec 16, 2001
    based on 204 ratings

    Year A. 4th Sunday of Advent Matthew 1: 18-24 December 23, 2001 Title: “The truly righteous person is also merciful.”

    Year A. 4th Sunday of Advent Matthew 1: 18-24 December 23, 2001 Title: “The truly righteous person is also merciful.” Matthew tells the story of the origin and naming of Jesus, the Messiah, from Joseph’s perspective. We have precious little reliable information about the more

  • Wise Men Still Seek Him

    Contributed by Tammy Garrison on Dec 17, 2001
    based on 24 ratings

    This catchy slogan has appearred on commercial Christmas material for ages. The implications of the statement bothers me. What does it mean? What is it’s implication for us?

    The story goes an angel appears at a faculty meeting and tells the dean that in return for his unselfish and exemplary behavior, the Lord will reward him with his choice of infinite wealth, wisdom or beauty. Without hesitating, the dean selects infinite wisdom. "Done!" says the angel, and more

  • "What A Difference God Makes!""

    Contributed by Kenneth Sauer on Dec 17, 2001
    based on 31 ratings

    A sermon for the fourth Sunday in Advent, or Christmas Eve.

    Matthew 1:18-25 “What A Difference God Makes!” By: Kenneth E. Sauer, Pastor of Parkview United Methodist Church, Newport News, VA I was talking with a colleage of mine this past Tuesday morning, and he was telling me about his family. He was telling me how excited he was that his children would more

  • The Message Of Christmas Series

    Contributed by David Dewitt on Dec 16, 2001
    based on 60 ratings

    The message given by the angels is a message of hope for all of the world! God has sent His Son.

    The Message of Christmas Selected Passages December 16, 2001 Introduction Every person in America is bombarded each and every day with a wide variety of messages. Messages come in many forms and fashions. There are printed messages that come to us through books, newspapers or magazines. There are more

  • An Ephiphany Ephiphany

    Contributed by Peter Thelander on Oct 28, 2001
    based on 34 ratings

    A look at the cost of our worship.

    An Epiphany epiphany Start with reading the passage – adding interpretation/teaching Debunk myths: Referring to the magi as “kings” – again not mentioned. Probably a poor translation at some time, or simply tradition that sounded nice – kings paying homage to the King of kings. Where did they more

  • Slaughter Of The Innocents

    Contributed by Howard Tyas on Jan 6, 2002
    based on 28 ratings

    Protecting the "newborn child" when the Herods of this world are threatened.

    This story of Mary and Joseph’s flight into Egypt with their newborn child and Herod’s slaughter of the infants in Bethlehem is a story that is not preached on very much, if at all. And for obvious reasons. Who wants to spoil the beauty and the joy of the Christmas season with a story of the more

  • Does Evil Come From God, Or From Us?

    Contributed by Matthew Oliver on Jan 9, 2002
    based on 28 ratings

    The death of the innocent children in Bethlehem tells us much about evil in the world, and what we can offer the non-believers.

    The Holy Innocents (The Eve of) Does Evil come from God, or from Us? Preached at Saint John the Evangelist, Cold Lake Octave of Epiphany, Evening Prayer, 10 January 2002 Matthew 2:13-18, Revelation 21:1-7 Collect: Almighty God, our heavenly Father, whose children suffered at the hands of more

  • A Man Of Faithfulness

    Contributed by Tim Zingale on Jan 10, 2002
    based on 28 ratings

    A sermon for the Fourth Sunday in Advent

    4th Sunday in Advent Matthew 1:18-25 "A Man of Faithfulness"   A father was telling his small son the story about the lost sheep who left the other 99. He explained, how the little sheep crawled through the hold in the fence -- running and skipping and playing in the sunshine. Out of the woods came more

  • God's Unfolding Plan Series

    Contributed by Guy Caley on Jan 12, 2002
    based on 24 ratings

    God has been working through history to bring salvation through Jesus Christ.

    God’s Unfolding Plan Text: Matthew 2:13-23 Introduction When the church I was pastoring decided to build, the county required us to file our blueprints, the plan for our project. Any project of significance requires a plan to ensure all the working parts come together in the right way. Our more

  • Royal Games

    Contributed by Thomas Bowen on Jan 14, 2003
    based on 9 ratings

    When Kings come together, there must be a yeilding of some athority. Epiphany-The sharing of the light to the gentiles.

    Royal Games Mathew 2:1-12 This morning we are going over one of the Good verses Evil stories that are all through the bible. We are talking about a clash of kings, sort of. We have at least 3 kings involved and it could be 5 or more. There are a lot of holes in the story because we are just more

  • Joseph: On Being A Real Father

    Contributed by Glenn Abel on Jun 15, 2003
    based on 174 ratings

    This sermon uses the name JOSEPH as an acrostic with each letter representing a characteristic in the life of this famous father figure.

    JOSEPH (Matthew 1:18-21) There are many monumental statements we associate with fathers. Statements that reverberate down through the corridors of time. Statements like: Ask your mother. I was watching that! It’s only blood, wipe it off. I’m not lost. I’m taking a short cut. Today as we more