Sermon Series: Christmas (early svc)

The Child of Mary and the Son of God

Date: December 22nd, 1963  |  Scripture: Isaiah 9:6  |  Topics: Counselor, Creator, Heir, Jesus, Nativity, Prince of Peace, Son of God

For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace.

The Decrees of Caesar and of God

Date: December 20th, 1964  |  Scripture: Luke 2:1  |  Topics: Birth, Decree, History, Jesus, Mary, Nativity

And it came to pass in those days, that there went out a decree from Caesar Augustus, that all the world should be taxed.

The Purpose of the Incarnation

Date: December 12th, 1965  |  Scripture: Hebrews 2:9-18  |  Topics: Atonement, Expiation, God-Man, Hypostatic Union, Incarnation, Nativity, Reconciliation, Sacrifice, Sin, effectiveness

But we see Jesus, who was made a little lower than the angels for the suffering of death, crowned with glory and honour; that he by the grace of God should taste death for every man. For it became him, for whom are all things, and by whom are all things, in bringing many sons unto glory, to make the captain of their salvation perfect through sufferings. For both he that sanctifieth and they who are sanctified are all of one: for which cause he is not ashamed to call them brethren, Saying, I willContinue Reading

The Coming King

Date: December 24th, 1967  |  Scripture: John 18:37  |  Topics: Christ, Christmas, Crucifixion, Incarnation, King, Kingdom

Pilate therefore said unto him, Art thou a king then? Jesus answered, Thou sayest that I am a king. To this end was I born, and for this cause came I into the world, that I should bear witness unto the truth. Every one that is of the truth heareth my voice.

The Miracle of Bethlehem

Date: December 14th, 1969  |  Scripture: Matthew 1:18-23  |  Topics: Christmas, Creator, Hypostatic Union, Incarnation, Miracles, Mystery, Virgin

Now the birth of Jesus Christ was on this wise: When as his mother Mary was espoused to Joseph, before they came together, she was found with child of the Holy Ghost. Then Joseph her husband, being a just man, and not willing to make her a publick example, was minded to put her away privily. But while he thought on these things, behold, the angel of the Lord appeared unto him in a dream, saying, Joseph, thou son of David, fear not to take unto thee Mary thy wife: for that which is conceived in hContinue Reading

Twas the Day after Christmas

Date: December 26th, 1971  |  Scripture: Luke 2:51  |  Topics: Commitment, Dedication, Devotion, Diligence, Faithfulness

And he went down with them, and came to Nazareth, and was subject unto them: but his mother kept all these sayings in her heart.

What Was News the Day Before Christmas

Date: December 24th, 1972  |  Scripture: Luke 2:1-5  |  Topics: Bethlehem, Christmas, History, Jesus, Prophecy

And it came to pass in those days, that there went out a decree from Caesar Augustus, that all the world should be taxed. (And this taxing was first made when Cyrenius was governor of Syria.) And all went to be taxed, every one into his own city. And Joseph also went up from Galilee, out of the city of Nazareth, into Judaea, unto the city of David, which is called Bethlehem; (because he was of the house and lineage of David:) To be taxed with Mary his espoused wife, being great with child.