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Christmas sermon 2012: A Season called Christmas

Christmas sermon 2012: A season called Christmas


Luke’s narration here isn’t exclusively about Jesus’ birth and there are many other passages to preach a Christmas sermon from. Then why did I choose to preach from this passage? The reason is –  we find the true purpose God intended for  the season called Christmas in the words spoken by Simeon and Anna. In them we find that,

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Christmas Sermon 2011: The Theology of Christmas

Christmas Sermon 2011: The Theology of Christmas


This morning I do not intend to complicate your Christmas by choosing to preach a heavily theological message with a theological title. It should be noted however that Christmas is surrounded by so much of biblical truths that it’s not just another simple festive event as the world likes to think. I do believe understanding these truths about Christmas surely helps us to understand why do we need Jesus.

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Christmas Sermon: The Christmas Promise

Christmas Sermon: The Christmas promise


An age-old tradition is to go wait in line to sit in Santa’s lap and tell him what you want for Christmas. You eagerly sit on his knee and listen attentively to what he says, hoping he will promise you the things you want.

Sometimes, on Christmas morning, you find that you can’t always trust Santa. But, there was a promise given over 700 years before Christ that you can take to the bank. Under the anointing and inspiration of the Holy Spirit, Isaiah promised that a child would be born and His name would tell His character.

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Christmas Sermon 2010: The Bethlehem’s Baby and the Divine Design

Christmas sermon 2010: The Bethlehem’s baby and the divine design


Bethlehem today is a thriving town, inhabited mostly by Christian Arabs (in name if not in fact). But, in the time of Christ it was a tiny, insignificant town, known only for the fact that it had once been King David’s hometown. How was it that Jesus Christ, Son of God and King of the Universe would choose to be born here in a lowly cow-stall?

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Christmas sermon: Why was Jesus’ birth announced only to Shepherds?

Text: Luke 2:8-20


The Angels brought the message of Christ’s birth only to Shepherds.

  1. Jesus is the savior of the whole world. He is the King of kings and the Lord of lords. Such an important message was delivered to an insignificant bunch of Shepherds.
  2. God intentionally ignored the noblemen, Wise men and even the Jewish leaders.
  3. Shepherds are poor, uneducated, probably were not people others could hang around with (stinking, filthy, you name it!)
  4. Then why did God chose Shepherds? Let me give you 3 reasons, and see what we can learn from it?

The first reason why God chose Shepherds was,

1. To show that He cares for those who have been overlooked by the world.

1 Corinthians 1:26-28 says of whom God chooses. Those who are,

i. Not wise by humans standards

ii. Not very powerful in the eyes of human.

iii. Not born to a privileged position as viewed by man

The second reason why God chose Shepherds was,

2. To show that, everyone is important in the presence of God.

i. Salvation is not only for a chosen group of people, caste, class or a nation.

ii. Divine revelation is not limited for a group of specific people.

iii. God doesn’t determine potential for service by human standards.

The third reason why God chose Shepherds is,

3. To show that God chooses any one who responds in faith.

i. Herod responded in anger.

ii. Shepherds responded in faith.

iii. What was their response?

“Let us go over to Bethlehem and see this thing that has taken place that the Lord has made known to us. So they hurried off and located Mary and Joseph, and found the baby lying in a manger. When they saw him, they related what they had been told about this child, and all who heard it were astonished at what the shepherds said.”

4. Conclusion

i. Do you fit the profile of a Shepherd? Or do you feel even worst. (Feeling that you are sinner, worthless, looked down by the society, insignificant) Rejoice, for Jesus came to this world to save people like you.

ii. God’s love doesn’t know any caste, class, race, position or title. It freely reaches to everyone who believes. You must decide whether you want to accept this love or not.

iii. The wise men brought expensive gifts when they visited Jesus. The Shepherds had nothing but their faith. There is only one thing you can give unto Jesus in exchange with His love and acceptance. Simply believe that only He can save you and invite Him in to your life!

iv. Let this Christmas change your life forever…!

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