Christmas

Christmas Treat: Reason. (5)

Based on: John 3:16-17 A short passage, but plenty to say on why this is so important to the Christmas story. God loves, he gave, and he lets each of us decide what happens next. Because of our human nature, all we can hope for is to wither and fade like flowers or grass. Our…

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Christmas Treat: Visitors. (4)

Based on: Luke2:15-20; Matthew 2:1-12; The shepherds left their flocks to see the child who was born this very night. The signs the angels gave them were all true, and they told everyone they could, before returning to their flocks. But the shepherds weren’t the only ones given a sign. At some point, wise men…

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Christmas Treat: Birth. (3)

Based on: Matthew 1:18-25; Luke 2:1-14 Mary had been gone to visit her relative, Elizabeth, but babies don’t wait. Somehow, eventually, her pregnancy became known. Joseph knew he had to do something. He was called a righteous man, so he knew the law, he knew the child wasn’t his, but he knew he loved Mary…

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Christmas Treat: Promise. (2)

Based on: Luke 1:39-55; 67-79 After being told of her child to be born, Mary had went immediately to visit her older relative. Both had miraculously conceived, one in her old age, and the other before being with a man. At first sight, Elizabeth’s child left in her womb, the Holy Spirit came upon her…

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Christmas Treat – Prophecy. (1)Christmas Treat – Prophecy. (1)

Based on: Isaiah 40:1-11; Luke 1:26-38 Comfort! To all who live a life of struggle, hardship, and face depression and anxiety. God sends his spirit to move, and wither the best and brightest of humanity. But comfort, and joy are in store for those who cling to their faith, and can be counted among his…

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