Category Archives: Christmas

Sermons preached around the theme of the nativity/incarnation.

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This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series Christmas Potential

We enable Christmas potential when we receive the gift God sent to this world and when we embark on the journey of becoming more like Christ. Today I want to conclude this series by describing the outcome of that potential. What happens when Christmas potential is allowed to run its’ course in individual lives? What happens when Christmas Potential is enabled and curried in the life of the church? Continue reading

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This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series Christmas Potential

In looking at the story of the incarnation, you can’t help but notice that there are different responses to the circumstances that happened. Responses that foretell of similar reactions we find today with people who come face to face with the Christmas Potential. Continue reading

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The Hope of the Wise Men

This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series The Nativity Story

The Bible teaches about a unique kind of hope that is never a wish. It is always based upon an absolute certainty. You can hope for these things with the utter confidence that they will happen. Its the kind of hope that the Wise Men of the Nativity Story had. The hope of the Wise Men was based upon what God had promised. And, since god always fulfills His promises, we can look forward to it with absolute hope. Continue reading

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The Shepherd Incident

This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series The Nativity Story

In this third message of the series I zero in on “The Shepherd Incident”. Why would God choose to announce such a significant birth to seemingly insignificant shepherds outside of town? Continue reading

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Mary’s Faith

This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series The Nativity Story

In this second message of the series, “The Nativity Story”, I look at the incredible faith of Mary. A faith that has much to teach us about the fact that faith isn’t age-dependent, positions us to be part of th greatest event in all human history, and means “do what God says” regardless of the cost. Continue reading

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