Christmas Text

CHRISTMAS TEXT: Birth

December 23, 2012Randy Christian

Christmas is the celebration of Jesus’ birth. We have all heard the story many times. Have we heard the story correctly? Is the Christmas story we’ve heard true? How do we know? This week we look at the scriptural text and what it actually says about Jesus’ birth, so that we celebrate the true birth of Jesus!

CHRISTMAS TEXT: Incarnation

December 16, 2012Randy Christian

Who can understand God’s ways? He isn’t like us-and he doesn’t do the things we would do. The incarnation is the fact that God himself became flesh and lived with us. Why would he do this? And why is it so important to us?

CHRISTMAS TEXT: Preparation

December 9, 2012Randy Christian

The birth of Jesus is the most documented birth in history. But history’s connection with Jesus’ birth began long before the birth itself. God intervened in history to insure that this birth happened-and happened as predicted. This week we explore the preparation of history for Jesus’ birth.

CHRISTMAS TEXT: Genealogy

December 2, 2012Randy Christian

Who begat who-or is it whom? One of the more mind-numbing sections of scripture are the genealogies-the documentation of family lineages. Why did the Holy Spirit preserve such passages as these in scripture? And what does this passage have to do with Jesus? Join us as we explore Jesus’ family tree and learn why it is important to us.