Sermons on Christmas

Make Room for Jesus

Luke 2: 1-7

This week’s message will point out that we are not fair to the Bethlehem innkeeper who was out of rooms to rent when Mary and Joseph came. If the innkeeper had known that Mary and Joseph were coming, if they’d made a reservation, he would have saved a room. But, the truth…

Itching Ears or Hearing God’s Truth

It is “normal” for people to believe what they WANT to believe, but it is “spiritual” for us to listen to God with open hearts and minds. Many people missed the birth of the Messiah because they didn’t pay attention to the prophecies of scripture, but instead awaited their own desires. The Roman Empire dominated…

Lessons From the Magi

Magi is the name used for Zoroastrian priests from ancient Media and Persia. These are followers… even leaders of another faith. What we find in Matthew 2:1-15 is the story of several magi traveling to see the new king of the Jews. They are likely not looking for a Messiah King. They don’t begin by…

Atonement in a Manger

Hebrews 2:14  Since the children have flesh and blood, he too shared in their humanity so that by his death he might break the power of him who holds the power of death—that is, the devil— 15 and free those who all their lives were held in slavery by their fear of death. 16 For…

Good News From the Fields

Luke 2:8 (KJV) And there were in the same country shepherds abiding in the field, keeping watch over their flock by night. 9 And, lo, the angel of the Lord came upon them, and the glory of the Lord shone round about them: and they were sore afraid. 10 And the angel said unto them,…

The Gift of the Manger

Do you remember what the Christmas song says? I used to lay in bed examining my life for the previous year, waiting for Santa and thinking, “He sees you when you’re sleeping. He knows when you’re awake. He knows when you’ve been bad or good, so be good for goodness sake You better watch out.…

The Miracle of the Method

Isaiah 55:8 “For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways,”declares the Lord. 9 “As the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways and my thoughts than your thoughts.”

Have you ever been sitting in front of the TV, yelling at the football coach…