Sermon Archive

Certain Semi-Sacred Symbols of the Season, VII: Gifts

Date: January 2, 2022

Bible Text: Matthew 2:1–12 |

During Advent and Christmastime we are preaching on Certain Semi-Sacred Symbols of the Season—Candy Canes, Snow, Evergreens, Donkeys. While each of these tangible items illuminates an aspect of our multi-faceted God, none of them have been mentioned in the biblical nativity narratives until today. Today our symbol

Certain Semi-Sacred Symbols of the Season, III: The Trifecta of Semi-Sacred Symbols

Date: December 12, 2021

Bible Text: John 10:11–15; Luke 2:8; Matthew 1:20–21 |

This Advent and Christmastide we’re preaching a sermon series called “Certain Semi-Sacred Symbols of the Season”. Today there is a trifecta of symbols. I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep. In that region there were shepherds