Sermons on Christmas

Christmas carols – Light in the darkness

Luke 1:67-79 Christmas is a dark, cold time of year. It’s the time we get out the lights – candles on tables, fairy lights on trees. These lights are a good reminder about the true meaning of Christmas – Jesus came to ‘give light to those who sit in darkness’. But what is this darkness, and what is the light he brings?

Christmas Day

1 John 4:14 The phrase sine qua non is Latin for something which is indispensable. What for you is the sine qua non of Christmas? What is the key ingredient without which Christmas just wouldn’t be Christmas for you? This talk explains why Jesus is the sine qua non not just of Christmas but of life itself.

Christmas Day service

Matthew 2:1-12In the UK we are more obsessed with Christmas than any other country, according to Google research. But we are less obsessed with the Christ of Christmas. That is very odd. If we get what Christmas is about, the Christ will be our magnificent obsession.

Lunchtime Carol service

John 1:1-18At the heart of any Nativity scene is a little wooden box. It’s nothing fancy. No great piece of woodwork. But that box has changed the world for millions of people – and could change the world for you this Christmas. There have been other significant boxes in history, but this one leaves them for dead.

Christmas Carol (Sunday)

John 1:1-18At the heart of any Nativity scene is a little wooden box. It’s nothing fancy. No great piece of woodwork. But that box has changed the world for millions of people – and could change the world for you this Christmas. There have been other significant boxes in history, but this one leaves them for dead.