Sometimes, it’s difficult to enjoy Christmas when we’re too busy to stop and savor the holiday. This sermon series takes congregations back to the foundation of the Christmas story, revealing the joy and celebration it brings to all those who place their faith in Christ. Christmas changes everything. God has come to us in the form of Jesus! Heaven has come to earth!
Immanuel means “God with us”; we have a God who dares to come near to us in our brokenness and suffering. When we suffer the hard things of this life, sometimes God feels aloof, but the birth of Jesus reminds us he chose to come near to us in our hurts and struggles.
Spoken on 12/01/2019
Jesus wasn’t born into a wealthy family with powerful connections; the situation was awkward at best. His earthly parents were a teenage girl and her middle- to lower-class fiancé. Your life, family, or situation might not be ideal, but don’t worry, the nativity story teaches us that God can use all for his glory.
Spoken on 12/08/2019.
The wise men found Jesus and offered him gifts as a sign of worship. Like the wise men who worshiped Jesus, the presence of Christ should compel us to offer our lives as gifts to God.
Spoken on 12/15/2019.
No matter how hard he tried, Herod could not halt the plans of God. Despite the difficult circumstances that come your way, know that nothing can separate you from God’s love, forgiveness, and redemption. He is “God with us.”
Spoken on 12/22/2019.
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