What's your Christmas perspective? Is it just a holiday, a day off, a day of giving and receiving gifts? Or is it the celebration of the one who has drastically changed your life and provided eternal life for you? This sermon challenges us by asking, "Does your celebration include acts of gratitude to the one who gave his life for you?"
Proper 15 (B), August 17, 2003 Ephesians 5:15-20 In his book entitled, Margin, Dr. Richard A. Swenson notes that the average American will, in his lifetime: Spend six months at traffic lights. Spend one year searching through desk clutter looking for misplaced objects. Spend eight months op
Proper 14 (B), August 10, 2003 1 Kings 19:1-8 "How long will you waver between two opinions? If the Lord is God, follow him; but if Baal is God, follow him. "But the people said nothing" (1 Kings 18:21). It was a showdown. "High Noon" starring the prophet Elijah. The odds were 850 to l. Elij
And it came to pass in those days, that there went out a decree from the U.S. Treasury, that all of America should go shopping. And all went out to shop, each to his own mall. This sermon looks at growing indifference to the true meaning of Christmas and encourages us to allow it to have it's full, life-changing impact on us.