Sermons on Christmas & Easter

Mighty God

Isaiah 9:6 — “And his name shall be called…The mighty God…” It is remarkable to think that a child born in the normal way would be called “mighty God!”  If this is who the famous baby born in Bethlehem actually is, then it changes everything. It changes everything for the world, and it changes everything for each one…

Wonderful Counsellor

Isaiah 9:6 — “And his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor…” What was the role of “counsellor” in Old Testament times? What was the counsellor supposed to do? How did people view his advice? What is a “wonderful” counsellor? And most importantly, does this name rightfully belong to the child born in Bethlehem?

A Child And A Son

Isaiah 9:6 — “For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder…” This is a famous verse speaks of the child whose birth we celebrate at Christmas. It’s a verse we love to sing and meditate on. Over the next few weeks we’re going to think…

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…