SERMONS, OUTLINES, ILLUSTRATIONS, AND PREACHING IDEAS

SERMONS & MEDIA FOR CHRISTMAS EVE

Our sermon ideas for Christmas Eve will help you preach a powerful message on Christmas Eve, to celebrate the coming of our Savior, Jesus Christ. Prepare your messages for the holiday season with Christmas Eve sermon outlines or an entire sermon series about the birth of Jesus. Also, study messages related to Mary and Joseph, the Wisemen, the shepherds, and more to help you preach a dynamic Christmas Eve sermon.


CHRISTMAS EVE SERMON OUTLINES

by Stan Coffey

"So Joseph also went up from the town of Nazareth in Galilee to Judea to Bethlehem the town of David, because he belonged to the house and line of David. He went there to register with Mary, who was pledged to be married to him and was expecting a child. While they were there, the time came for the baby to be born, and she...

by Dave Gustavsen

Good evening. And a very Merry Christmas to everyone. As we gather tonight, we gather as honest people. And the honest truth is: there is a lot of darkness in our world. But we also gather as a hopeful people. And our hope is rooted in a promise that God made many years ago. About 700 years before Jesus was...

by Brad Whitt

INTRO: I want you to take God's Word now this morning and I want you to be finding your place at Luke chapter 1. We have been in a Christmas season series of sermons on the coming of the Christ that we have entitled, "Unto Us A Child Is Born." Now, if you'll remember, we've already dealt with the virgin birth of Christ and the visitors to the birth of Christ and the visions at the birth of...

by Ernest Easley

Isn't this a wonderful time of year? Don't you enjoy the Christmas season? I sure do. One of the good things about Christmas is that you can make people forget the past with a present! All you have to do to have your Christmas spirit challenged is to spend time shopping in a Mall. A Christmas shopper's complaint is one of long...

by Jeff Schreve

In 1951, Meredith Wilson, the composer, the same guy that wrote ''The Music Man,'' composed a song for Christmas. It was entitled, ''It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas.'' It's been sung by Bing Crosby and many, many others. It's a fun song. And I like when that song starts to be sung because it reminds us...

by Daniel Rodgers

ILLUSTRATION: Soren Kierkegaard, the great Danish theologian of another century, tells a story of a prince who wanted to find a maiden suitable to be his queen. One day while running an errand in the local village for his father, he passed through a poor section. As he glanced out the windows of the carriage his eyes fell upon a beautiful peasant maiden. During the ensuing...

by James Merritt

If you were to ask anyone on the street what is the most joyful time of the year? Without any question, it would be practically unanimous that Christmas is the most joyful time of the year. One of the carols you will hear everywhere you go is one entitled, "It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year." 2. In 1719 Isaac Watts wrote a...

by Roger Thomas

Introduction: This is the story of Christmas missed. This is the Innkeeper’s account of the birth of Jesus. Of course, we know nothing about the innkeeper. We don’t even know if there was one. All we know is that when Joseph and Mary arrived in Bethlehem after the long one hundred-mile mountainous journey south from Nazareth to Judea, the inn was full. In a brief little cryptic statement...

by Joe Alain

I've always been amazed at the cast of characters surrounding the Christmas story. A young woman, a teenager named Mary; Joseph, a carpenter; Zacharias and Elizabeth, two people faithful to God during the many years of prophetic silence; wise men, foreigners from the pagan lands of the East; and then there were the shepherds, the humble, the lowly, the working class, living out in the fields. Aside from the heavenly and glorious...

by Rick Ferguson

Isn't the Christmas season a fabulous time of year? I love the Christmas holidays and everything associated with it. I love the, music, lights, attitude of good-will people seem to have, parties, giving and receiving of gifts, food, family reunions, the decorations. It is all great! The only part of Christmas I don't like is the shopping madness ... I don't shop well...

by Robert Dawson

One of the Christmas classics that finds its way onto most TV sets during the Christmas season is the 1946 classic It's a Wonderful Life starring Jimmy Stewart. In the movie Jimmy Stewart has the unique opportunity to see what life would have been like without him. The main point...

by Rich Wooten

1.Sharing in the ancient longing for the coming of the Messiah. 2. Being alert for his Second Coming.For four weeks, we ''re-enact'' what believers went through thousands of years ago. Similarly, we, too, are experiencing the anticipation and longing of Christ. This time we long for His return, where he will set...

by Kerry Shook

''When He came to the village of Nazareth, His boyhood home, He went as usual to the synagogue on Saturday, and stood up to read the Scriptures. The book of Isaiah the prophet was handed to Him, and He opened it to the place where it says: 'The Spirit of the LORD is upon Me; He has appointed Me to preach...

by Jim Perdue

As we've studied the New Testament book of 1 John together, we've been introduced to what it means to encounter Authentic Christianity. John teaches about who Jesus really is, what faith really means and what love really looks like. Here, John introduces us to the concept of God's...

by Fred Michaux

You and I are desperate for the nearness of God. All of all the ways we hope to grow in this life...the physical proximity of our Heavenly Father is essential...our greatest present will always be His presence.We've looked at this same portion of the Christmas narrative through the lens of the shepherds but this weekend...