On Christmas Day In The Morning

Sermon Text:  Isaiah 9:2-7 & Luke 2:1-14

I Saw Three Ships

I saw three ships come sailing in

On Christmas Day, on Christmas Day;

I saw three ships come sailing in

On Christmas Day in the morning.

            Hey … did you hear?  It’s Christmas Day in the Morning!

            What does that mean for us?  Well, it provides us the luxury of forgetting all of the hurt and pain and drama in our lives for a little while … and remembering a birth, a life, a death and a resurrection.  And oh, what a life it was and continues to be:

º   A Life that has demonstrated for me a new way ... a loving way ... a forgiving way.

º   A Life offered for me and for you … because of God’s great love for us.

º   A Life that brings joy in the midst of the hurt and crude of this life.

º   A Life that says to me “You are loved so much, that I want you to live with me forever.”

º   A Life that declares that no matter how dark my world, your world, this world gets ... there is a Light that shines ... a Light that burns with an immoveable Hope; a penetrating Peace; a contagious Joy; an undying, unconditional, unfathomable Love...Read full sermon here (PDF)