Unto Us Is Born

Unto Us Is Born

While the secular world’s celebration of Christmas ends on December 25, the Christmas season of the church extends from December 25 to January 5 and usually includes at least one... Read More »
Journey Toward the Savior

Journey Toward the Savior

“Advent is a corporate spiritual journey that calls for expectant waiting and readiness for the coming of Christ. When the church travels this journey and treats it as a discipline... Read More »
Christmas in the Letters (part 2)

Christmas in the Letters (part 2)

On Wednesday, we introduced the idea of preaching Christmas messages from the epistles, and we suggested two passages. Today we continue that thought with two other passages that can... Read More »
Christmas in the Letters

Christmas in the Letters

Luke 2 is a spectacular chapter to craft into a Christmas series. I know many people who have spent the entire month of December preaching on the incarnation of Christ by working... Read More »
The Glory of Christmas (Part One)

The Glory of Christmas (Part One)

This week we want to explore the theme of glory by seeing glory as the very centerpiece of the Christmas event. It has been said that glory is the weighty splendor of all that is... Read More »
What If Christmas Means a Little Bit More?

What If Christmas Means a Little Bit More?

And the Grinch, with his Grinch-feet ice cold in the snow, stood puzzling and puzzling, how could it be so? It came without ribbons. It came without tags. It came without... Read More »
“Why God Became Man” (Part Three)

“Why God Became Man” (Part Three)

The last three reasons for Christmas, the incarnation of God the Son, are also about salvation now and forever! Be sure to see Monday and Tuesday blogs for the first four.  All of... Read More »
“Why God Became Man” (Part Two)

“Why God Became Man” (Part Two)

We are looking at Biblical reasons for Christmas, theology-practical behind the miraculous incarnation of our Lord, the eternal Son. Monday the three were to understand our life, to... Read More »
“Why God Became Man” (Part One)

“Why God Became Man” (Part One)

Maybe every Sunday should be Christmas and Easter at once.  We celebrate the central theme of the Bible, that God our creator chases us and comes down to us in the prophesied... Read More »

Matthew 2:6, 1 Timothy 3:16 (responsive)

Pastor: And you, O Bethlehem, in the land of Judah, are by no means least among the rulers of Judah; for from you shall come a ruler who will shepherd my people Israel. Congregation:... Read More »
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