the preacher says… The Cradle and the Cross | Pine Island Bible Church

Article by John Lashuay of Pine Island Bible Church on December 25, 2017 my NOTES: The purpose for which Christ came to this earth … was to die, … to pay the penalty for our sin—which He did. BUT then … He rose again the third day, … claiming victory over death … leaving the tomb empty as… Read More the preacher says… The Cradle and the Cross | Pine Island Bible Church

the preacher says… WHY CHRISTMAS ALMOST DID NOT HAPPEN » Revelation 12:1-5 | Dr. Andy Woods

My study notes: “What in the world are you doing in the Book of Revelation at Christmas time? I think what you’ll see by the time we get finished with this today is that Revelation 12 is an obvious text in the Bible for Christmas. I’m going to give you an angle on Christmas that you probably have never heard before. … how Satan sought to do… Read More the preacher says… WHY CHRISTMAS ALMOST DID NOT HAPPEN » Revelation 12:1-5 | Dr. Andy Woods

the preacher says… THE CRADLE AND THE CROSS | Dave Hunt

THE CRADLE AND THE CROSS (original TBC article by Dave Hunt from December 1992.] my NOTES: “Why [celebrate Christmas on] December 25, since it’s unlikely that Jesus was born at this time of year? The Roman Church simply took the Saturnalia [ … ] and Christianized it in order to convert pagan Rome. The actual effect was to paganize official… Read More the preacher says… THE CRADLE AND THE CROSS | Dave Hunt

the preacher says… Barry Stagner: The Greatest Story Never Told

my NOTES: The real Christmas story is the fulfillment of Biblical prophecy. All the way back to the book of Genesis, it’s the greatest story never told today.  … the Word of God becoming flesh … and dwelt among us … born of a virgin in Bethlehem … through Jews … prophesied by God  And the second element of the greatest story being ignored in our day… Read More the preacher says… Barry Stagner: The Greatest Story Never Told

Amir Tsarfati: Where it All Began | BeholdIsrael

my NOTES: “So many people are arguing about the exact date of the birth of Christ.… whether it’s the 24th or 25th … maybe it’s not December … maybe it’s September … maybe it’s Hanukkah … maybe it’s Rosh Hashanah … maybe it’s this, maybe it’s that But you know… if it was so important, God would have told us exactly… Read More Amir Tsarfati: Where it All Began | BeholdIsrael

“The Preparation: Mark 1:1-8” Advent 2021 with Roy Ryder | Hope For Our Times

my NOTES: God prepared John [the Baptist]. God prepared Mary. God prepared Joseph. But the thing we can also see in our passage here is that God prepared the people. [ … ]God is working on each and every one of us. … Joseph’s story was different than John’s story. … John’s story was different than Mary’s story. … Zechariah’s story was different than… Read More “The Preparation: Mark 1:1-8” Advent 2021 with Roy Ryder | Hope For Our Times

O Holy Night (A Capella) | MattNickleMusic 😇🎶✝️🎵💜

LYRICS O Holy Night The stars are brightly shining It is the night of our dear Savior’s birth Long lay the world in sin and e’er pining ‘Til He appeared and the soul felt its worth A thrill of hope the weary world rejoices For yonder breaks a new and glorious morn. Fall on your… Read More O Holy Night (A Capella) | MattNickleMusic 😇🎶✝️🎵💜

“Discover why Bethlehem – Trial and Promise in Christ’s Birth” video by ONE FOR ISRAEL Ministry

“From our vantage point in history, what seemed to be a disastrous turn for Mary and Joseph worked out to fulfill prophecy and give glory to God.” — Dr. Erez Soref, President of ONE FOR ISRAEL video intro: “In this season many around the world are celebrating the greatest gift ever given, our Messiah Yeshua, born in… Read More “Discover why Bethlehem – Trial and Promise in Christ’s Birth” video by ONE FOR ISRAEL Ministry

the preacher says… Why Was Jesus Born in Bethlehem? | Dr. David Jeremiah Blog

This article is an excerpt from David Jeremiah’s book Why the Nativity?—an exploration of 25 compelling reasons we celebrate the birth of Jesus. Bethlehem played host to the Nativity, an event that the world hardly noticed, yet changed the destiny of every human creature. … As Ralph W. Sockman once phrased it, “The hinge of history is on the door of a Bethlehem… Read More the preacher says… Why Was Jesus Born in Bethlehem? | Dr. David Jeremiah Blog

“The Paradox Of Christmas” video by IgniterMedia

video transcript: “2000 years ago, in the small town of Bethlehem… one silent night loudly proclaimed God’s love for the entire world.  For our all-powerful God came to earth in the form of a helpless child. And ‘though many people had waited for His coming… few actually noticed this baby’s arrival. So much so, that there was no room for Him that night—In the… Read More “The Paradox Of Christmas” video by IgniterMedia

“A Night in Bethlehem” December 2021 @ Calvary Chapel Chino Hills #CCCH #LivingNativity

Video tour by Hope & Future Bible Devotions—part 1: NIGHT IN BETHLEHEM 2021 in SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA (Calvary Chapel Chino Hills) Video tour by Hope & Future Bible Devotions—part 2: NIGHT IN BETHLEHEM 2021 (Jesus’ Birth) @ Calvary Chapel Chino Hills – Part 2 Hope & Future Bible Devotions vlog notes: “For unto us a Child… Read More “A Night in Bethlehem” December 2021 @ Calvary Chapel Chino Hills #CCCH #LivingNativity

“Plastic Christmas” video by IgniterMedia

video transcript: Hi… I’m Ryan and I love Christmas! < I endure Christmas >  To me, Christmas is about the birth of Christ. < about presents >  December can be so busy and stressful. It’s nice to end the month with a special day. < day off >  Sure, we do the Santa stuff. … It’s fun. … Our kids love it. But it’s not all… Read More “Plastic Christmas” video by IgniterMedia