Contributed by Jeff Strite on Dec 25, 2009
Zechariah (the father of John the Baptist) declared certain prophecies about the coming Messiah and how He would fulfill the dream of a "white Christmas" for Israel. What were these prophecies, and how did Jesus fulfill them?
OPEN: (I began the sermon by leading the congregation in singing “White Christmas”)
I’m dreaming of a White Christmas, just like the ones I used to know.
Where the treetops glisten, and children listen to hear sleigh bells in the snow.
I’m dreaming of a white Christmas with every Christmas