Jump directly to the Content

Sermon Illustrations about Nativity

Home > Illustrations > Topics > N > Nativity

Find fresh sermon illustrations on Nativity to help bring your sermon to life.

Is Christmas a Religious Holiday? A Growing Number of Americans Say No

A long-simmering debate continues over how American society should commemorate the Christmas holiday. A new Pew Research Center survey finds that most ...


[Read More]
Four Facts about Christmas in America

1) About nine-in-ten Americans (92%) and nearly all Christians (96%) say they celebrate Christmas.

2) Surprisingly, a big majority (81%) of non-Christians ...


[Read More]
Christmas and Communion

During China's Cultural Revolution, Christians were often sentenced to hard labor in prison camps. Maintaining their faith was hard, and expressing it ...


[Read More]
Baby Jesus Shows Up As "White Elephant" Gift

One year we hosted the annual church staff Christmas luncheon at our home. We exchanged "white elephant" gifts, laughing until something stopped all of ...


[Read More]
Charitable Gifts More Likely at Christmastime

A recent study by Harris Interactive, on behalf of World Vision, shows that many U. S. adults (49 percent) are more likely to give a charitable gift as ...


[Read More]
Strep-stricken Son Shows the Beauty of the Frail Vulnerability of Christmas

In a short devotional for Christmas, writer Paul Williams reflects on why he still remembers one particular Christmas pageant from 1981. It all starts ...


[Read More]
Philip Yancey on How Christmas Day Felt to God

How did Christmas day feel to God? Imagine for a moment becoming a baby again: giving up language and muscle coordination, and the ability to eat solid ...


[Read More]
Being More Like Mary Than Martha at Christmastime

In Luke 10:38-42, Jesus decides to visit the home of a woman named Martha. When he arrives, he finds Martha distracted by all the tasks that come with ...


[Read More]
A Christmas Memory from Author Walter Wangerin Jr.

In The Manger Is Empty, Walter Wangerin Jr. shares personal memories from past Christmases. In a chapter entitled "A Quiet Chamber," he recalls Christmas, ...


[Read More]
From Crib to Cross

Separate Christmas Day from Good Friday, and Christmas is doomed--doomed to decay into a merely sentimental or superstitious or sensuous "eat-drink-and-be-merry" ...


[Read More]