Sermons on Advent
The First Promise of Christmas – Genesis 3:1-15
The Curse of God’s Judgment The Hope of Coming Deliverance The Promise of a Suffering Savior
A Thrill of Hope, The Weary World Rejoices! – Christmas Eve Service
Three words that show us why Jesus’s coming brings a thrill of hope to a weary world: Cradle Cross Crown Click on the audio player above for clear audio of our Christmas Eve devotional only. Click on the video player below for video of the entire Christmas Eve Service.
Jesus Brings Light to a Dark World – Isaiah 9:1-2 and Selected Scriptures
Darkness – In this world we experience spiritual darkness and the darkness of death & suffering. Light – BUT GOD… So what do we do with this?!1) Repent of our deeds of darkness and believe in the light of the world!2) Walk as children of light! (Ephesians 5:8) For clear audio of the sermon only, click on the audio player above. For video of the entire Worship Service, click on the video below.
Hostility, Indifference, or Worship: What is Your Reaction to Jesus This Christmas?
What is your reaction to Jesus this Christmas? 1) Hostility (Herod) – Matthew 2:1-2, 7-8 2) Indifference (Chief Priests & Scribes) – Matthew 2:3-6 3) Worship (Wise Men) – Matthew 2:9-12
The Strong Encouragement of Christmas – Hebrews 6:13-20
For a PDF download of the Growth Group Questions related to this sermon, click “Save,” then “PDF.” Be encouraged—God can’t lie. (Hebrews 6:13-18) Be encouraged—Jesus is the refuge that won’t fail. (Hebrews 6:18b) Be encouraged—Jesus is the steadfast anchor of our souls. (Hebrews 6:19-20)
The Promised Rescuer Arrives – Matthew 1:18-25
In the “Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe,” Mr. Tumnus tells Lucy, “There is a curse in Narnia. It is always winter. Never Christmas.” Maybe you look at your life, and you feel that it is always winter but never Christmas. Maybe you are simply in a season of your life where you feel that it is always winter but never Christmas. When Aslan came back to Narnia, the curse of the White Witch that had frozen the land began…
The Promised Rescuer – Genesis 3:15
John 3:16 is in the Bible because Genesis 3:15 is in the Bible! Right after the first sin, Jesus was promised. We will see two main truths that point to the promise of Jesus from Genesis 3:15… 1) Jesus Was Promised to Come From the Time Darkness Entered the World. 2) Jesus Was Promised to Defeat Satan and His Power