Sermon Topic: Nativity

Jesus the Light of the World

Date: December 25th, 1966  |  Scripture: John 1:4  |  Topics: Incarnation, Light, Nativity

In him was life; and the life was the light of men.

The Knowledge of the Glory of God

Date: March 12th, 1967  |  Scripture: 2 Corinthians 4:6-17  |  Topics: Creation, Eternity, Glory, Human Effort, Light, Nativity, Spirituality, Suffering, Word

For God, who commanded the light to shine out of darkness, hath shined in our hearts, to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ. But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, that the excellency of the power may be of God, and not of us. We are troubled on every side, yet not distressed; we are perplexed, but not in despair; Persecuted, but not forsaken; cast down, but not destroyed; Always bearing about in the body the dying of the Lord Jesus, that the lContinue Reading

The Lights of Christmas

Date: December 10th, 1967  |  Scripture: Matthew 2:2  |  Topics: Christmas, Easter, Epiphany, Feasts, Gnosticism, Jesus, Nativity, Paganism

Saying, Where is he that is born King of the Jews? for we have seen his star in the east, and are come to worship him.

The Miracle of the Incarnation

Date: December 16th, 1973  |  Scripture: John 1:`1-14  |  Topics: Atonement, God-Man, Incarnation, Jesus, Mary, Miracle, Mystery, Nativity, Virgin

This is the pastor bringing a message at Christmas time entitled The Miracle of the Incarnation, or, The Miracle of the Virgin Birth. In the passage that we read together a moment ago, “And the Word was God … and the Word was made flesh, and dwelt among us, and we beheld His glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father, full of grace and truth.” The Miracle of the Incarnation: “And the Word was God. And the Word was made flesh, and tabernacled among us” [John 1:1, 14].

The Miracle of the Incarnation

Date: December 16th, 1973  |  Scripture: Luke 2:26-35  |  Topics: Atonement, God-Man, Incarnation, Jesus, Mary, Miracle, Mystery, Nativity, Virgin

And it was revealed unto him by the Holy Ghost, that he should not see death, before he had seen the Lord’s Christ. And he came by the Spirit into the temple: and when the parents brought in the child Jesus, to do for him after the custom of the law, Then took he him up in his arms, and blessed God, and said, Lord, now lettest thou thy servant depart in peace, according to thy word: For mine eyes have seen thy salvation, Which thou hast prepared before the face of all people; A light to lightenContinue Reading

The Book of Immanuel

Date: April 20th, 1975  |  Scripture: Isaiah 7  |  Topics: Isaiah, Jesus, King, Messiah, Nativity, Prophecy, Virgin

And it came to pass in the days of Ahaz the son of Jotham, the son of Uzziah, king of Judah, that Rezin the king of Syria, and Pekah the son of Remaliah, king of Israel, went up toward Jerusalem to war against it, but could not prevail against it. And it was told the house of David, saying, Syria is confederate with Ephraim. And his heart was moved, and the heart of his people, as the trees of the wood are moved with the wind. Then said the LORD unto Isaiah, Go forth now to meet Ahaz, thou, andContinue Reading

What Was the News the Day Before Christmas?

Date: December 22nd, 1991  |  Scripture: Luke 2:1-5  |  Topics: Bethlehem, Christmas, History, Jesus, Middle East, 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. (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.

Jesus Born in Our Hearts and Home

Date: December 13th, 1992  |  Scripture: Luke 2:11  |  Topics: Christmas, Humility, Incarnation, Nativity, Temple, Work

For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Saviour, which is Christ the Lord.