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Top 10 Christmas Sermons

These 10 Christmas sermons will ignite your creativity as you develop your Christmas series this season.
Top 10 Christmas Sermons

Our Top 10 Christmas and Advent sermons will ignite your own creativity as you prepare to preach about Christ’s birth. Starting with Tim Keller’s “The Purpose of Christmas,” these sermons cover a range of Christmas themes, including the Incarnation, Mary and Joseph, the Nativity stories, the meaning of Immanuel, the Wisemen or Magi, and more. Let these Christmas sermons inspire your own Christmas preaching.

The Purpose of Christmas
Because Christ came, we have a joy that transforms our lives.
Timothy Keller

Connecting the Dots at Christmas
Sometimes seemingly imperfect timing is perfect for accomplishing God’s purposes.
Ken Shigematsu

What Do I Do with My Heartache at Christmas?
We can rest in the relief of Christ's coming—and wait well on God
Steve Luxa

Oh Christmas Three
The wise person continues to seek and worship Jesus.
Daniel Fusco

Round Yon Violence
Christmas is God making war against sin.
Russell Moore

The Almighty God became Immanuel, “God with us,” so we can spend eternity with him.
Mark Batterson

Have Yourself a Global Little Christmas
What does it mean to have a global Christmas message?
Matt Woodley

Girl Interrupted: The Unmistakable Strength of Mary
The mother of Jesus experienced a divine interruption unlike any other.
Tracy Bianchi

More than a Baby
Jesus came in a wooden manger to die on a wooden cross.
Ryan Welsh

What Child Is This?
What’s the big deal with Christmas? Jesus is God ‘with’ us and God ‘for’ us.
Juan Sanchez

Bonus Selections (we couldn’t just pick 10)

A Disgraceful Christmas
God can use the most disgraceful moments of our lives to do great good.
Peter Chin

Blood in Bethlehem
Jesus saves us from the terrible condition we are really in.
Wiliam Willimon

What Child Is This Who Came Not to Bring Peace?
Jesus came not to bring immediate peace, but to divide us from our illegitimate allegiances.
Skye Jethani

A Tiny Gift - Strangely Wrapped, Silently Delivered
In the birth of Jesus, God has delivered an indescribably gift to us.
Charles Swindoll

Explore Preaching Today’s Christmas Holiday Page:
Christmas Sermons and Sermon Illustrations
Ignite your Christmas sermon prep with fresh ideas on how to preach the Christmas story.

Matt Woodley is the pastor of compassion ministries at Church of the Resurrection in Wheaton, Illinois.

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