CHRISTMAS JOY EVERY DAY
CHRISTMAS JOY EVERY DAY LUKE 12:1-14 Do you find the holiday season joyous? Stressful? Perhaps both? Or are the holidays difficult for you? There is an authentic, deep, abiding joy in Christmas that can be yours every day of the year! It goes beyond circumstances, stressors, people, and pain. Listen as Rob shares about this special joy. SOURCES/ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS: Blevins, Jim. (2005). The Alliterated Bible. CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform. Gangel, Kenneth. (1998). The Holman New Testament Commentary. B&H Publishing Group. Morgan,…
CHRISTMAS MORNING 2022
CHRISTMAS MORNING 2022 CANDLELIGHT SERVICE
HOPE HAS COME (PART 2)
HOPE HAS COME (PART 1) LUKE 1:26-38 Most people can endure just about anything – if they have HOPE. Jesus brought hope to a hopeless world – then and now. You might be sick, widowed, or jobless – but with Jesus, there is the hope and promise of eternal life and a great reunion in heaven. Whenever you are overwhelmed by things that are out of your control, never forget that there is nothing that is ever out of His control.…
IS IT THE MOST WONDERFUL TIME OF THE YEAR?
IS IT THE MOST WONDERFUL TIME OF THE YEAR? Luke 1:5-25 Are you looking forward to the coming of Christmas? Many feel it is the “most wonderful time of the year” – a time of anticipation that something great is about to happen. We are in the second week of Advent. Advent is a season of anticipation that points to the coming of Jesus Christ. Luke 1 is about a time of anticipation. It tells about the angel’s announcement of…
A JOSEPH PERSPECTIVE
A JOSEPH PERSPECTIVE MATTHEW 1:18-25 Rev. Drew Gay, the Executive Pastor of Crossroads, brings a message of hope from the perspective of Joseph, the earthly father of Jesus Christ. The Bible refers to Joseph as a righteous man. Have you ever considered what you must have thought and felt when he learned of Mary’s condition and struggled to know the right thing to do?
THE WORD BECAME FLESH
THE WORD BECAME FLESH JOHN 1 From eternity past, Jesus knew that He would come to us in human form – conceived of the Holy Spirit and born of a virgin. Yet, Jesus was born to die! He would die that we might LIVE! SOURCES/ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS: Blevins, Jim. Cooke, Tony. “Some Christmas Reminders.” Retrieved from tonycooke.org. Decker, Paul. (2002). “Touch The Forgotten.” Retrieved from sermoncentral.com . Hawkins, O.S. Hymes, R. L. Jr. Gangel, Kenneth. (1998), The Holman New Testament Commentary. B&H…
THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO ISAIAH
THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO ISAIAH ISAIAH 7, 9, 61 Quote from R. G. Lee on the Incarnation of Jesus Christ: “Christ who in eternity rested motherless upon the Father’s bosom, and in time rested fatherless upon a woman’s bosom, clasping the Ancient of Days who has become the Infant of Days. What a descent: From the heights of glory to the depths of shame … From the wonders of heaven to the wickedness of earth … From exaltation to humiliation…
CHRISTMAS IS CRITICAL
CHRISTMAS IS CRITICAL Luke 2:1-14 Why is Christmas critical? Christmas is of the greatest importance for many reasons. From this passage, Rob explains five vital reasons for its significance: (1) Christmas is a cure for panic, (2) Christmas is a cure for pessimism, (3) Christmas is for all people, (4) Christmas is very personal (God’s offer of salvation is loving that offered to each of us –individually), and (5) Christmas is about a pardon. SOURCES/ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS: Blevins, Jim. Hoang, Fr. Phuong.…
CHRISTMAS: A PAYMENT AND A PROMISE
CHRISTMAS: A PAYMENT AND A PROMISE 1 Peter 1:18-19 Sources/Acknowledgements: David Owens The Outline Bible Jack Peters The Holman New Testament Commentary The Wiersbe New Testament Commentary Ed Hudnall Biblehub.com John Godsey Alan Carr Wayne Solomon David Nasser Content for the sermon has been researched from many different sources. It is important that I attempt to acknowledge these sources whenever possible.
JESUS: THE GIFT OF GIFTS
JESUS: THE GIFT OF GIFTS 2 Corinthians 9:8-15; Sources/Acknowledgements: David Owens The Outline Bible Jack Peters The Holman New Testament Commentary The Wiersbe New Testament Commentary Ed Hudnall Biblehub.com John Godsey Alan Carr Content for the sermon has been researched from many different sources. It is important that I attempt to acknowledge these sources whenever possible.