Category Archives: Christmas sermons

Songs of Christmas: Zechariah’s Song Luke 1:67-79

The following post is the third in a series of Scriptural messages called “The Songs of Christmas: Advent Meditations on the Incarnation.” I pray that these Advent devotions may be used by families as well as individuals and perhaps even … Continue reading

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An Advent Message: Mary’s Song

The following post is the first in a series of Scriptural messages called “The Songs of Christmas: Advent Meditations on the Incarnation.” Each week a new Advent message will be prayerfully presented. I pray that families may use these for … Continue reading

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The Manger, the Cross, an Empty Tomb and a Kingdom Come

And so it is Christmas morning 2009: truly the Feast of Christ’s Nativity. And as we, in our family, read the Scriptures this morning from Luke (very, very early this morning due to a 15-year-old boy who is still in … Continue reading

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Elizabeth’s Song: An Advent Sermon

The next movement in the Symphony of Christmas after Mary’s opening happens as Mary travels from Nazareth to the hill country of Judea.  One commentator has written that: “[Mary] probably traveled fifty to seventy miles from Nazareth to Zechariah’s home … Continue reading

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The Songs of Christmas

As previously posted Preaching.com is running  a series that I had called, “The Songs of Christmas.” Today comes “Elizabeth’s Song.” I do pray now that this message will be used of the Lord to make us all leap like John … Continue reading

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“Behind Every Cloud…”: Gen. 9.12-15; Luke 2.8-14; Acts 1.6-9; Rev. 1.7: An Advent Sermon

Introduction to the Readings My family and I are living in between two calls. Our church will be in between two pastors. We live so much of our lives in between. Some of you are living in between your old … Continue reading

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Longing to Believe: An Advent Sermon (Genesis 15.1-6; Luke 1.46-55)

Existentialist Jean-Paul Satre may have been speaking for many in today’s world, when he wrote about the human being possessing a desire to be satisfied and fulfilled, but nothing in this world being able to fill the bill. So we … Continue reading

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