Sermons on Christmas & Easter

The Palm Sunday People

Matthew 21:1-11 — Easter is a special season for our church family and it begins with Palm Sunday. The day derives its name from the palm branches that were strewn across the road as Jesus and His disciples made their way to Jerusalem. It was a joyous occasion filled with noisy expectation. In this sermon,…

The Spirit Of Christmas

Daniel 7:13-14, Mark 10:35-45 — “The spirit of Christmas” is an expression that’s often used at this time of year, but what does it actually mean? What is this spirit? Does it even matter? That’s what we investigate in this sermon beginning in the Old Testament and then moving to an encounter Jesus had with…

Horror In Bethlehem

Matthew 2:1-21 — We tend to forget that there is a tragic element to the Christmas story. There was great joy and rejoicing in Bethlehem and then shortly afterwards there was great distress and sorrow. In a fit of rage King Herod ordered all the boys two-years old and under to be killed and they…

Would You Have Chosen Mary?

Matthew 1:18-25 — Joseph was engaged to Mary and we can imagine the expectations he had for their life together. Then he discovered she was pregnant. Can you imagine how he must’ve felt? Can you imagine the disappointment and the hurt?  Joseph naturally thought that Mary had been unfaithful and he intended to break off the…

What Is Hell?

Psalm 22:1, Matthew 27:46. Good Friday — If we do not know what hell is, we cannot truly understand and appreciate what Jesus endured on the cross. He experienced what every soul in hell experiences – the worst of which is the total absence of God’s presence.