Sermons on Christmas

Sermons on Christmas

Christmas manger scene

The Word Became Flesh And Lived Among Us

First Sunday after Christmas Day, December 31, 2017 Isaiah 61: 62-3, Psalm 147, Galatians 3:23-25; 4:4-7, John 1: 1-18 CLICK HERE to listen to the recorded sermon. Today’s Gospel is taken from the prologue or introduction to the Gospel according to John: “in the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.”  (Jn 1:1) It often seems very poetic (it is) and very theological (again, yes) and very difficult to understand. I like…
Christmas Eve - manger

Have We Let Christmas Open Our Hearts?

Christmas Day, December 25, 2017 2 Samuel 7:1-11, 16;  Psalm 89:1-4, 19-26;  Romans 16:25-27;   Luke 1:26-38 There is no recording for this sermond When we tell and retell the most important stories of our life, we often find that every time we tell it, there are a few details that we can’t leave out of the story. The story of the nativity, the birth of Christ, is no different. We know this story: Mary, Joseph, Bethlehem, the three wise men.…

Let Christ Be Born In You This Christmas

CHRISTMAS EVE Sermon, December 24, 2017 2 Samuel 7:1-11, 16;  Psalm 89:1-4, 19-26;  Romans 16:25-27;  Luke 1:26-38 There was no recording for this sermon. The day is here – we are gathered as a community of faith – gathered to worship God on this holy evening — gathered around God’s table to partake of the Sacrament that reminds us of Christ’s love for us and for all who will follow this baby born in a manger. At the heart of the Christmas celebration…