Sermons from December 2019
With the new year comes resolutions of things we want to see changed. If we’re not careful they can become self centered: “What I’m going to accomplish for myself”. A good question as we start the new year is: How can I glorify God this next year?
In Luke 2 as the shepherds told the story of what they had seen and heard the people hearing it were in wonder. Not the scratching your head type of wonder, but the sense that something magnificent had happened.
It is important to remember the reason why Jesus came. He didn’t come to receive accolades or popularity. He came to seek and save the lost. The true miracle of Christmas is that Jesus came to pay a price we couldn’t pay.
This time of year we hear the phrase “tis the season” all the time. It’s easy to get caught up in the busyness of the Christmas season and miss what it is all about: King Jesus. Today we focus our hearts and minds on worshiping Him: tis the season for worship.
Sometimes we may think that generosity is something for other people to do. But the reality is that we all can give generously to the spread of the gospel. We see exactly this in Philippians 4:10-23.