Sermons on Christmas
When you leave here tonight, if it’s very quiet, listen for the song of the angels.
When the people looked back to the words of the prophets, they could often see their own time and situation, described in the prophetic vision.
As we listen to the Gospel story of the shepherds, there’s one question that comes to my mind: why them?
Well, here we are in church on Christmas eve. Gathered together to hear once again this most precious story, about a most precious baby, whose birth and life—and later, whose death and resurrection—reveal to us the preciousness of all life. That we are here in church on Christmas Eve—stopping to hear the story, to sing favourite carols, and to share in the wonder of this night with friends and family, loved ones, neighbours, and strangers—that we are able to do…
This Christmas, this story, invites you to kneel at the manger, to welcome the baby, to choose love instead of fear, to be a light in the darkness, that the world might be healed.