Sermons from December 2021

Sermons from December 2021


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 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 Decker, Paul. (2002). “Touch The Forgotten.” Retrieved from . Hawkins, O.S. Hymes, R. L. Jr. Gangel, Kenneth. (1998), The Holman New Testament Commentary. B&H…


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 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.…