Sermons from December 2017

Sermons from December 2017

The Baby Crib Jesus

It’s easy for folks to accept the Baby Jesus. Everyone likes the baby in the crib. He’s cute, the manger scene is very soft and gentle, poetic in nature. Animals, mother and Joseph, the shepherd, wise men. It’s a beautiful and serene picture. The problem with many folks is that even though the baby Jesus grew up they have not in their understanding of Jesus. In essence, they keep the baby in the crib. The baby Jesus is non-threatening, the…

Christmas Magic

Some people hate Christmas. In England, there is even a place where people smash Christmas trees, ornaments, and any other association with this special day. But do they really understand the “Magic” of Christmas? Do they really know what Christmas is all about? In this sermon, Father Dobson a hopeful look at the “Magic of Christmas.” The real story behind the commercialized reproduction. The Magic of Christmas is found in the birth of God’s one and only Son, Jesus, Immanuel,…

Living Life with Purpose

Have you ever noticed that people who live their life with a strong sense of purpose attract us? We look up to those kind of people. They are separated from the pack, being led in this life by something bigger than themselves or the common horde. These people also are attacked by others for various reasons. John the Baptist and Jesus were these kind of people. In this sermon, F Marc explores living life with purpose. Looking at John the…

What Are You Expecting?

Christmas is that time of year when expectations run high. Children are exited about the toys and gifts they may be receiving. Parents are excited about who is coming to visit, and many people are expecting a better year next year at year’s end. The people of the bible were living with expectations of a Messiah who came on that first Christmas Morning. This Messiah had been foretold in the stories of the Prophets which every Jewish person in Palestine…

Beware, Keep Alert, Keep Awake

If you sensed danger around you the natural tendency for humans is to enter what we call “fight or flight” mode. There is a high level of awareness, alertness to the dangers around us, and certainly the incentive exists to stay awake! Jesus taught his followers about end time events that would occur, both in the immediate near future and in the not yet realized distant future. In Mark’s gospel the 13th Chapter, Jesus teaches from the Mount of Olives…