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The Celebration of Christmas

The Celebration of Christmas: The Surprise

Message Summary: After weeks of preparation, and for some of us months, Christmas is finally here!  The most planned over, prepared for, stressed about holiday of the year. But also, in so many significant ways, the most wonderful holiday of the year as well. And yet, in spite of all of our careful preparations, all of our list-making and checking-things-off-of-lists, we still feel…

The Celebration of Christmas: The Gifts

Message Summary: The Christmas season has been declared by many as “the most wonderful time of the year.” Not that everyone equally loves the Christmas season, but it, by far, is the favorite season for many.  Why?  For all of the reasons we have looked at throughout the Sundays of December: the lights, the joy, the gifts, the surprises, and the love.  And…

The Celebration of Christmas: The Joy

Bible Text:  Luke 2-8:21 Message Summary: Think about the Christmas season. There are the lights, the decorations, the moments with family, and of course there are the presents. It’s known as the most wonderful time of the year.  And yet, the days leading up to Christmas can also be one of the most stressful times of the year.  There are dinners to…

The Celebration of Christmas: The Lights

Message Summary: As Christmas Day approaches we will spend our Sunday mornings talking about the different aspects of “The Celebration of Christmas.” We will begin with a message about “The Lights.” In his Sermon on the Mount, Jesus challenged his followers to live as if they were the “light” of the world. What does is mean for us to be the spiritual light of our world? Troy…