Year A Proper 27 Matthew 25

Advent and Christmas Series

 

When you sign up you will receive access to all Twenty Advent Sermon Series and Christmas Resources listed below, plus membership to Sermons.com for a full year which offers thousands of sermons, illustrations, children's sermons, worship aids, dramas and PowerPoint templates. All of these are designed to aid in preparation of your sermon and worship services. 
 

Click here to Join on a Secure Server with your Credit or Debit card:

http://www.sermons.com/signup Or, sign up by calling toll free 1-800-350-8339.

 

Christmas:  Christmas Eve & Day Resources

                  by Brett Blair

 

1. Christmas Eve: What Was Seen At Bethlehem  -  Luke 2:(1-7) 8-20

2. Candle Lighting Sermon: A Great Light  -  Matthew 4:16

3. Christmas Day: No Room In The Inn   -  Luke 2:1-14 (15-20)

4. Candlelight Service (Long Version)  -  Luke 2:1-14 (15-20)

5. Candlelight Service (Short Version)  -  Luke 2:1-14 (15-20)

6. A Service Of Light  -  Luke 2:1-14 (15-20)  -   J. B. Quisenberry

 

Advent: New Beginnings in Christ – New!

by Richard Gribble, CSC

 

1.  Don’t Fear the Wait - Mark 13:24-37

2.  Blazing a Path to Christ - Mark 1:1-8

3.  A New Day Is Coming - John 1:6-8, 19-28

4. Perceiving the Presence of God - Luke 1:26-38

5. A Promise Fulfilled: A Gift Given - Luke 2:1-14 (15-20)

6. Discipleship: The Beauty and the Cross - Luke 2:22-40

7.  Accepting the Lord Once Again - John 1:1-18

 

Advent: Joy to the World! – New!

by King Duncan

 

1. Oh, You’d Better Watch Out! – Mark 13:33-37

2. Blue Christmas – Isaiah 40:1-11

3. This Little Light of Mine – John 1:6-8, 19-28

4. Mary, Did You Know? – Luke 1:26-38

5. Joy to the World! – Luke 2:1-14

 

Advent: The Near Edge of God – New!

by William A. Ritter

 

1. This Feels Like Where I Came in – Mark 13:1-8

2. I Am the Keeper of the Zoo – Isaiah 11:1-9

3. The Near Edge of God – John 1:1-14

4. And the Angel Said to Harry Potter – Luke 1:26-38

5.  Won’t You come Home, George Bailey? – Luke 2:1-7

 

Advent: Words for a Birthing Church – New!

by Schuyler Rhodes

 

1.  Denial Ain’t a River in Egypt - Isaiah 64:1-9

2. A Level Playing Field for God - Isaiah 40:1-11

3. Claiming a Do-Over Faith - Isaiah 61:1-4, 8-11

4. No More Camping Out - 2 Samuel 7:1-11, 16

5. Living out the Promise of This Child - Isaiah 9:2-7

6. Time for a New Wardrobe - Isaiah 61:10—62:3

7. Time to Come Home - Jeremiah 31:7-14

 

Advent: Paul’s Pastoral Passages of Promise – New!

by Donald Charles Lacy

 

1. Thanksgiving and Thanksliving - 1 Corinthians 1:3-9

2.  Taking the Long View - 2 Peter 3:8-15a

3. Apostolic Instruction - 1 Thessalonians 5:16-24

4. Secret Revealed - Romans 16:25-27

5. Training for a Purpose - Titus 2:11-14

6. Precious and Privileged Children - Galatians 4:4-7

7. Deep Calling to Deep - Ephesians 1:3-14

 

Advent: The Light of Bethlehem Shines On

Thomas A. Pilgrim

 

1.      In the Darkness of Despair, There Is the Light of Hope – Isaiah 9:2-7

2.      In the Darkness of Suffering, There Is the Light of Life – John 1:1-13

3.      In the Darkness of Oppression, There Is the Light of Salvation – Luke 2:1-5

4.      In the Darkness of Fear, There Is the Light of Joy - Luke 2:6-11

5.      In the Darkness of Anxiety, There Is the Light of Peace - Luke 2:12-17

6.      In the Darkness of Uncertainty, There Is the Light of Wonder - Luke 2:17-20

7.      In the Darkness of Suspicion, There Is the Light of Devotion - Matthew 2:1-12

 

Advent: Expectancy in the Epistles

James L. Killen Jr.

 

1.     Expectancy - Romans 13:11-14

2.     A Hope for Peace - Romans 15:4-13  

3.     Look Who Is Standing at the Door - James 5: 7-10  

4.     A Gift for You - Romans 1:1-7  

5.     Grace Has Appeared - Titus 2:11-14

6.     The Incarnation: What and Why? - Hebrews 2:10-18  

7.     With a Song in Your Heart – Ephesians 1 : 3-14

 

Advent: Waiting and Watching

Mark Trotter

 

1.      Here We Go Again – Luke 21:25-36

2.      Is There Anything I Can Do – Luke 3:1-6

3.      What Will They Think Up Next – Luke 1:26-38

4.      Poor Mary – Luke 1:39-45

5.      They Grow Up Fast – Luke 2:41-52

 

Advent: Christmasize Your Life!

by Leonard Sweet

 

1. Predictable Surprises – Matthew 24:36-44

2.  Christmasize Your Life – Isaiah 11:1-10

3.  The 4 LAWS of a Whole Personality – Matthew 11:2-11

4. The Greatest Gift – Matthew 1:18-25

 

Advent: A Star, A Stable, and a Song

                  by Maxie Dunnam

 

1. Christmas Is on a Steep Hill – Luke 2:21-40

2. Who Are You Waiting For? – Isaiah 40:1-31

3. Miracles in Contrast – John 1:1-18

4. Such a Babe in Such a Place – Luke 2:1-7

5. A Star, A Stable, and a Song – Luke 2:1-7

 

Advent:  All I Want For Christmas Is....

                  by James W. Moore

 

1. All I Want for Christmas is Hope  -  Isaiah 64:104

2. All I Want for Christmas is Peace  -  Luke 2:8-14

3. All I Want for Christmas is Joy  -  Matthew 1:18-25

4. All I Want for Christmas is a Savior  -  Luke 2:1-7

 

Advent: God Is Coming

           By David Basic, Jeren Roswell, Brett Blair, and Mike Jackson

 

1. In the Meantime: Between the First and Second Coming – Isaiah 2:1-5

2. On the Threshold: From Law to Gospel – Matthew 3:1-12

3. Waiting – John 1:6-8, 19-28

4. The Gift of Me – Luke 1:26-38

5. What Do You Do When the Lights Go Out? – Isaiah 9:1-7

 

Advent:  Won't You Let Him In

                  by James W. Moore

 

1. Won't You Let Him into Your Heart?  -  Luke 2:1-7

2. Won't You Let Him into Your Celebration?  -  Luke 3:1-6

3. Won't You Let Him into Your Gift-Giving?  -  Luke 3:7-18

4. Won't You Let Him into Your Christmas?  -  Luke 1:39-45 (46-55)

 

Advent:  Let Us Go To Bethlehem

                  by James W. Moore

 

1. Let Us Go to Bethlehem and Find the Faith of Christmas - Lk 2:15-21

2. Let Us Go to Bethlehem and Find the Promise of Christmas - Mt 1:18-25 

3. Let Us Go to Bethlehem and Find the Peace of Christmas - Lk 2:8-20

4. Let Us Go to Bethlehem and Find the Christ of Christmas - Lk 2:1-14

 

Advent: The Offense of Grace

Susan R. Andrews

 

1.      Swept Away! – Matthew 24:36-44

2.      Road Rage – Matthew 3:1-12

3.      Disappointed in Jesus – Matthew 11:2-11

4.      The Power of Positive Dreaming – Matthew 1:18-25

5.      Vital Vunerability - Luke 2:1-20

6.      The Rest of the Story – Matthew 2:13-23

7.      Demonstrating the Divine – John 1:10-18

 

Advent: When God Comes with a Blessing

                By John P. Jewell

 

1. Signs of the Times – Luke 21:25-36

2. Seeing the Good News – Luke 3:1-6

3. God’s Anxiety Reduction Plan – Philippians 4:4-7

4. When God Comes with a Blessing – Luke 1:39-55

 

Advent:  Something's About To Happen

                  by Thomas Long

 

1. When Something Is About To Happen  -  Mark 13:32-37

2. What Do You Mean, 'Repent'?  -  Mark 1:1-8

3. There's A Man Going Around Taking Names  -  John 1:6-8, 19-28

4. Where's The Treasure?  -  Luke 1:26-38

5. Shepherds And Bathrobes  -  Luke 2:(1-7) 8-20

6. They Also Serve Who Wait  -  Luke 2:25-40

7. We Interrupt This Service  -  John 1:(1-9) 10-18

 

Advent:  How to Profit from the Prophets

                  by Maurice A. Fetty

 

1. How to Profit from Prophets  -  Luke 1:76

2. Why Prophets Get Under Our Skin  -  Luke 3:9

3. Someone Greater Than a Prophet  -  Luke 1:33

4. The Long Loneliness  -  Romans 13:11-12

5. A Voice To Be Heard  -  John 1:23

6. The Unexpected Universe  -  Matthew 11:4-6

7. The Star Thrower  -  Matthew 2:9-10

8. The Inner Galaxy  -  Luke 2:6-7

9. The Second Naivete: Babies, Angels, Shepherds, And God  -  Phil. 2:8

 

Advent: The Perfect Gift

                  by Dr. Bill Bouknight

 

1. The Wolf and the Lamb Inside Us  -  Isaiah 11:6-9

2. God’s Best Gift in the Worst Times  -  Micah 5:2-5a

3. Mary's Revolutionary Song  -  Luke 1:39-45 (46-55)

4. The Perfect Gift  -  Galatians 4:1-7

5. Naming the Divine Baby  -  Matthew 1:18-23

 

Click here to Join on a Secure Server with your Credit or Debit card:

http://www.sermons.com/signup

 

Or, sign up by calling toll free 1-800-350-8339.

 

 

Join Now!

Sermons.com

sermons.com presents Leonard Sweet