Sermons from December 2019

Dec. 29 2019

God the Father: He said, “Surely they are my people, children.” God the Son: “the angel of his presence saved them…who caused His glorious arm to go at the right hand of Moses..” God the Holy Spirit: “they rebelled and grieved His Holy Spirit…who put in the midst of them His Holy Spirit…and the Spirit of the Lord gave them rest.”

Christmas Day 2019

“Christmas will be a little more exciting for my family this afternoon. Our daughter, son-in-law, and grand daughter will be here and because next year we’ll welcome their son to be born, my son-in-law and I have been considering some names.”

Christmas Eve 2019

“As many of you know, for over 50 years one of my favorite Christmas programs has been ‘A Charlie Brown Christmas.’ What’s the meaning of Christmas, Charlie Brown? The most incredible gift you’ve received is God’s son. Honor Him by how you live, by a worthy and faithful life, and live a new life for God. Now. And don’t jump off of…

Dec. 22, 2019 4th Sunday in Advent

Matthew writes of the angel coming to Joseph in a dream. The angel told Joseph, “Your wife will bear a son and you shall call his name Jesus; for He will save His people from their sin.” When Joseph woke from his sleep, he did as the angel of the Lord commanded him.

Dec. 14 &15, 2019

“A popular bumper sticker at this time of year is, Jesus is the reason for the season. It’s a small and simple way to say that Jesus and His story, and not any of the many other stories and customs of this time of year, should be our main focus. Of course, it’s not Christmas yet. We’re still in the Advent season…

Dec. 8, 2019

“He is coming, and indeed he is already here. We’re in the time of year where rituals are increasingly sought out and emphasized. Yet, last week during Thanksgiving I went to a rodeo in Texas. In closing, God will fill your heart and mind with hope…and shine through your traditions…”