Category Archives : Advent, Christmas & The New Year (Various)


Moving Forward Looking Backward, Jeremiah 6:16

Download audio Jeremiah 6:16 Download sermon I’m reading but a single verse, but first a word about its context. Jeremiah was preaching one of his many sermons exposing the unbelief and the disobedience of the Jews of his day. They had accommodated the true faith of Moses to the surrounding paganism. Worshipping other gods than […]


The (Holy) Spirit of Christmas, Luke 1:26-35

Download audio Luke 1:26-35 Download sermon We continue the Advent theme of these December morning sermons, as last time, by using a single verse to introduce our theme. This morning it is Luke 1:35. But since it belongs to the account of the “annunciation,” we’ll begin our reading at v. 26. Text Comment v.26     That […]


Believing the Incarnation, Romans 1:1-6

Download audio Download sermon Romans 1:1-6 It is time to turn away from Genesis 24 to subjects appropriate to the Advent season. The text I have chosen for this morning’s sermon is useful in particular for the artless way in which it speaks of the stupendous, world-shattering, human life-transforming thing that happened that first Christmas. […]