The Heart of Christmas

2023 Christmas Series

These messages explore how hope, peace, love, and joy are all found at the heart of Christmas which is Jesus Christ.

  • Sermon 1 - Hope is at the Heart of Christmas

    Isaiah propesied in the middle of darkness and dispair that a light would come to penetrate the darkness and make things right. Some 800 years later Jesus, the fulfillment of the prophecy was born. Hope was born into the world. Just like this Christ child was the hope for the Jews, so He is today for us.

    Scriptures: Isaiah 9:2-7; Matthew 1:22-23; Romans 15:4

  • Sermon 2 - Peace in the Heart of Christmas

    It seems our whole world is looking for peace. We celebrate the Prince of Peace being born at Christmas. Peace will only be found through Jesus, and it is to Him that we must point the world.

    Scriptures: Luke 2:8-14; Colossians 1:19-22; Matthew 5:9

  • Sermon 3 - The Heart of CHristmas Brings Joy

    The circumstances of life have a way of robbing us of joy, but Jesus' birth reminds us that regardless of how hard life is we don't have to go it alone. God has come to us full of grace and truth, and that should bring us joy.

    Scripture: John 1:14; Romans 5:8; 1 John 4:9

  • Sermon 4 - The HEart of Christmas is Love

    At just the right time, Jesus came into the world. He cam to free us from the crushing weight of the law. We could never be good enough to earn salvation, so Jesus lived a perfect life on our behalf. Why? Because of love. God wanted us to be part of HIs family. Out of love he adopted us through the life and work of Jesus Christ.

    Scriptures: Galatioans 4:4-5; Ephesians 1:13-14; 1 Corinthians 13:1-13

  • SERMON 5 - Jesus is the heart of Christmas

    The Christmas season is only possible to fully embrace when we come to know that the heart of this holiday is found in the birth of Jesus, God in flesh. The story of God's 'ove begins in heaven, runs trhough a cradle in Bethelehem, makes a stop on the cross and a tomb, and is completed with a rusurrection and ascension.

    Scriptures: Matthew 1:18-25; John 3:16

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