Sermon Year: 1991

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.

The Pattern of Pessimism

Date: December 29th, 1991  |  Scripture: Ecclesiastes 1:9  |  Topics: Death, Despair, Martyrs, Pessimism, Spirit, Vanity

The thing that hath been, it is that which shall be; and that which is done is that which shall be done: and there is no new thing under the sun.