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Grieve, Not as the World Grieves
Grieve, Not as the World Grieves

Introduction

Some years ago, when I first heard the phrase “bright sadness” to describe the season of Lent, I loved the way it sounded, but ...


The Bright Sadness of Lent is the hope of once again being close to God.


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'A Thrill of Hope'
'A Thrill of Hope'

Introduction

I don’t know if you’ve noticed this, but we’re going through a season of change. Maybe you’ve felt it, the leaves ...


Only Jesus has the power to push back the darkness.


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The Properties of Light
The Properties of Light

Introduction

At this time of year, many of us find our mailboxes filled with cards, most of them photo cards. Those photo cards are the results of a well-orchestrated ...


We need to pierce the darkness with the light of Christmas.


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Estimating the Value of God's Gift
Estimating the Value of God's Gift

Introduction

Christmas was an exciting time and Joey was excited too; as excited as any 10-year-old boy could be. For him Christmas was still a time ...


Open, receive, and use God's gift?


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Who Is Jesus?
Who Is Jesus?

Introduction

Who is Jesus? So this is the time we celebrate Christ's birth. And we have many traditions to commemorate Christ's birth. But the question ...


Whoever this Jesus is, he is all-encompassing.


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Have Yourself a Global Little Christmas
Have Yourself a Global Little Christmas

Introduction

[The sermon began with a 30-second clip from the song "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas," performed by Michal Bublé.]

I really ...


What does it mean to have a global Christmas message?


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I Am the Light of the World
I Am the Light of the World

Introduction

John 8:12-30:

Again Jesus spoke to them, saying, "I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will not walk in darkness, but will ...

Jesus is the saving, redeeming, and creation-filling light of the world.


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Deep Walk

A real Christian?

How do you know if someone's a real Christian? Is it the fish sticker on the car, or Bible on the desk? Is it that they don't use bad ...


Becoming more like Jesus


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What Do Christians Think About Jesus?

Introduction

From the standpoint of world history, Jesus Christ looms as the most incredible and significant person who's ever lived. Yale historian ...


Key concepts and teachings about God's Son


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The Flames of Heaven

Text: Revelation 21:1–3
Topic: What would happen if heaven crashed into earth

Introduction

In Revelation 21:1–3, John gives us a glimpse—a ...


The flames of heaven will illuminate, expose, and refine our lives on Earth.


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God's Consuming Fire

Text: 1 Kings 18:16–39
Topic: What we learn about God and ourselves from fire

Fire. It was there from the beginning of God's creation. He said, "Let ...


When we surrender to God, he will transform our lives with his fire.


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The Truth About Forgiveness

Text: 1 John 1:1–10
Topic: Why we need forgiveness

Introduction

First John is a book of certainties. The word know appears frequently throughout its ...


God offers us total forgiveness of our sin so that we can learn to walk in the light with him.


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Turning on the Light

Introduction

A young boy about 9-years-old went with his parents to Europe one summer. Part of their tour was visiting the great old cathedrals of the ...


Living in the light simply means realizing that Jesus has set us free from the darkness.


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Walking in the Light

Introduction:

Most of us are familiar with Jesus’ dramatic self-revelation in John 8:12: “I am the light of the world. He who follows me shall not walk ...


We are to be noticeably different from those who dwell in darkness.


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Salt and Light

Alienation was originally a Marxist word and Karl Marx meant by it the alienation of the worker from the product of his labors. When what he produces ...


We must repent of Christian pessimism and reaffirm our confidence in God's power.


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Seeing the Light
Seeing the Light

We're all familiar with the traditions relating to the Wise Men. For instance, for some reason we've decided there were three of them. The Bible doesn't ...


Humans have spirituality, but unless we believe in Christ, we do not have life.


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Jesus Came to Be the Light

About twenty years ago a house near the entrance of our subdivision kept their Christmas lights burning long into January, even though the Christmas season ...


Light accompanied Jesus at his birth, and it’s been with him, and us, ever since.


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