CHRISTMAS THROUGH THE EYES OF THE GRINCH--PART I
FIRST SUNDAY IN ADVENT

SERMON TITLE: SOME PEOPLE TRY TO STEAL CHRISTMAS
SERMON THEME: ARISE AND SHINE IN YOUR HEART
SERMON TEXT: LUKE 2:1-7

INTRODUCTION: CHRISTMAS BRINGS OUT THE BEST IN PEOPLE, AND IT BRINGS OUT THE WORSE.  LUKE 2:1-7    

 

I) CHRISTMAS CAN BE STOLEN: WHEN OUR HEARTS ARE CAUGHT UP IN OTHER THINGS.
MATTHEW 15:8, LUKE 2:10, I JOHN 3:20

 

 

II) CHRISTMAS CAN BE STOLEN: WHEN WE CARRY A BAD ATTITUDE.
EPHESIANS 4:29, PROVERBS 4:23-24, I JOHN 2:4      

 

 

III) CHRISTMAS CAN BE STOLEN: WHEN WE KEEP JESUS OUT OF CHRISTMAS.
HEBREWS 3:1, MICAH 5:2, JOHN 3:16

 

 

CONCLUSION: ISAIAH 60:1