Category Archives: Christmas

Reaching Up! A Sermon for the New Year

It is interesting to look back. Here is my sermon from last year for the New Year. It has some chronologically specific items in it. Yet I trust that it contains the timeless truths of Scripture which will again speak … Continue reading

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A Christmas Letter to Friends of RTS

The following Christmas letter was sent to friends of RTS, and it is offered here with every prayer that you would know the blessing of the presence and power of Jesus Christ at this and every season of life: “Behold … 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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Christmas Eve Order and Bulletin Sample

Christmas Eve worship is one of the most beautiful and inspiring times in the life of a congregation and in the ministry of a pastor. The service may be seen by the pastor as challenging because everyone knows that you … Continue reading

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