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  • Joe's Dilema

    Contributed by Michael Treston on Jun 10, 2001
    based on 67 ratings

    oh dear what can the matter be Mary is pregnant who can the father be?

    As you can see from this mornings reading Joseph had a dilema to face. To be quite honest it’s not really the sort of dilema that many of us will have to face, I now for a fact that no one here will ever be told that there wife to be is expecting a child concieved by the Holy Spirit . So I don’t more

  • Hopes And Dreams At Christmas

    Contributed by Simon Harrison on Apr 4, 2001
    based on 54 ratings

    We all need to treat our own dreams and the hopes of those around us with respect, because it is easier to crush someone’s hope than to be with them as they look towards a difficult future.

    Hopes and Dreams- Langdon Christmas Service (A Secure Forensic Hospital for patients with psychiatric and/or learning disabilities) Christmas is quite a strange time, full of contradictions. For many, it is a time of happiness and excitement- for others, a time carrying many sad memories. But more

  • The Twelve Days Of Christmas

    Contributed by Rob Short on Apr 7, 2001
    based on 171 ratings

    A fun sermon for Christmas.

    The Twelve Days of Christmas Cardiff Heights Baptist 25th December 2000 (As we went through the twelve days of Christmas people were given objects; instruments and instructions about what to do and asked to do demonstrations. It created a fun celebratatory atmosphere and at the end of the message more

  • The Little Warrior Is Coming!

    Contributed by David Anderson on Apr 21, 2001
    based on 60 ratings

    Christ came as a frail baby and defeated Satan.

    Advent Sermon ~ “The Little Warrior is Coming!” Matthew 1:20-21 As the night chilled the air and the moonlight, perhaps, sifted between the clouds to spotlight here and there over the landscape, Joseph lie sleeping... And an angel came to him to announce a big thing coming in a small way. more

  • Mystery Hidden For Ages

    Contributed by David Anderson on May 5, 2001
    based on 81 ratings

    The many mysteries of Old Testament prophecies come together pointing to Jesus as Messiah.

    Sermon: "Mystery Hidden for Ages Past" 2 Sam. 7:1-11,16; Ro. 16:25-27; Luke 1:26-38 + + + Listen again to these fascinating words inspired upon the lips of the Apostle Paul by the omniscient Holy Spirit: 25 Now to him who is able to establish you by my gospel and the more

  • A Father Of Vision

    Contributed by Brian Atwood on May 31, 2001
    based on 140 ratings

    Joseph was not the biological Father of Jesus, but he certainly was a good example of the CHARACTERISTICS OF A VISIONARY FATHER.

    The first two chapters of Matthew’s gospel contain five different dreams or visions. FOUR OF THESE DIVINE DREAMS WERE GIVEN TO JOSEPH - THE EARTHLY FATHER OF JESUS. It is clear to see that Joseph was a father of vision - God’s vision! Joseph had a particular responsibility among men. He would more

  • The Fulfillment Series

    Contributed by Brian Bill on Jan 3, 2001
    based on 124 ratings

    We see the fulfillment of OT prophecies culminate in the book of Matthew.

    Christmas B.C.: The Fulfillment Rev. Brian Bill December 24, 2000 (Evening) Kids, its great being out of school for a few days, isn’t it? Now that it’s Christmas vacation, no one needs to come up with an excuse to get out of classes – at least until January. I came across some actual excuse more

  • Joseph’s Christmas Story

    Contributed by Melvin Newland on Jan 5, 2001
    based on 107 ratings

    There are 4 parts to the story, & in each of these parts you will see how much Joseph loved Mary. (Powerpoints available - #100)

    MELVIN M. NEWLAND, MINISTER RIDGE CHAPEL, KANSAS, OK (Revised: 2013) (Powerpoints used with this message are available at no charge - just email me at and request #100.) If you were going to make a list of the great loving couples of history, who would be on more

  • No Weapon Formed Against You-Christmas

    Contributed by Rick Gillespie- Mobley on Jan 26, 2001
    based on 49 ratings

    No weapon formed against us can defeat us when we stay true to the Lord as Mary found out in the Christmas story.

    No Weapon Formed Against You Shall Prosper 12/20/98 Christmas Sunday Luke 1:26-38 Matt. 1:18-25, 2:13-18 Have you ever had the experience of planning to make something absolutely wonderful and at the last moment something went wrong and messed it all up? Have you ever played in a game, more

  • Words Of Christmas

    Contributed by Melvin Newland on Feb 14, 2001
    based on 104 ratings

    What do you think about when you think of Christmas? What words pop into your mind? Home? Family? Gifts? Crowds? Jesus? Food? Santa Claus? All of these, & more, I imagine! (PowerPoints available - #195)

    MELVIN M. NEWLAND, MINISTER RIDGE CHAPEL, KANSAS, OK (Revised: 2014) (PowerPoints used with this message are available for free. Just email me at and request #195.) Why does Christmas seem to be so much more important than all the other holidays of the year? Why is so more

  • The Man God Chose To Raise His Son

    Contributed by David Coe on Nov 11, 2000
    based on 136 ratings

    A sermon on the character of Joseph.

    THE MAN GOD CHOSE TO RAISE HIS SON Matthew 1:18-25 So very little is known about Joseph. What we do know is a good example to the men of our day. I. TAXPAYER - Luke 2:1-5 (this automatically puts him in with the "common man") II. PURE - Matt. 1:18 (even though they were "in love" and espoused more

  • Matthew 1:18-23 Series

    Contributed by Damien Spikereit on Dec 7, 2000
    based on 148 ratings

    The greatest gift given was the gift God gave when he sent Emmanuel.

    - I would assume, that almost everybody here has one of these set up in there home. If you haven’t yet, you probably will at some point soon. Some have real ones, others have fake ones. It all depends on your family tradition. The tradition of my brother-in-laws is to not only get a real tree, more

  • The Christmas Angel

    Contributed by Russell Brownworth on Dec 11, 2000
    based on 124 ratings

    An advent perspective on the message of the angel to Joseph, Mary and the Shepherds.

    The Christmas Angel Matthew 1.18-25 December 10, 2000 The birth of Jesus took place like this. His mother, Mary, was engaged to be married to Joseph. Before they came to the marriage bed, Joseph discovered she was pregnant. (It was by the Holy Spirit, but he didn’t know that.) Joseph, chagrined more

  • Born To A What Series

    Contributed by Bruce Goettsche on Dec 16, 2000
    based on 90 ratings

    A message on the Virgin Birth of Jesus

    "Born of a What?" SERIES: Who is This Jesus? Advent 2000 ©December 17, 2000 by Rev. Bruce Goettsche It is not uncommon when you get a group of mothers together that they begin telling the stories about the birth of their children. There are horror stories of labor that lasted for days. There are more

  • Awake To Christmas

    Contributed by Norm Beckett on Dec 20, 2000
    based on 68 ratings

    Disappointment can be followed by discovery and renewed dedication.

    AWAKE TO THE TRUTH OF CHRISTMAS "When Joseph woke, he did what the angel of the Lord had commanded him..." (Matthew 1 : 24). Matthew’s Gospel indicates that Joseph went to bed with a problem on his mind! A problem that exercised his mind greatly, that is, what to do about a pregnant fiancee! more