Christmas

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December 14, 2014 A Spiritual Road Trip

by fccshelbyville

December 14, 2014 Luke 2:1-7 After speaking about the same old, same old last week I felt compelled to report that when I stopped at a couple of restaurants I did, unfortunately, order the same old, old (Monday morning report – I am pleased to add that after church I did order something new. Maybe […]

November 30, 2014 – Hanging of the Green Service

by fccshelbyville

Meditation – Christmas is the celebration of history’s great event – when God entered human history in the form of a newborn baby. All of human history had been leading to this great event, but when it took place, it went almost totally unnoticed. Though his coming had for centuries been foretold by the prophets, […]

November 23, 2014 A Holiday Survival Guide

by fccshelbyville

November 23, 2014 John 15:1-14 For some reason, I look forward to going to the mailbox every day. I don’t know why, as it’s usually nothing more than junk mail and bills, but you never know when a surprise may come along. As we near the holidays, the mailbox gets a bit more interesting, as […]

December 22, 2013 – Christmas Hope

by fccshelbyville

Romans 8:18-25; Matthew 2:6 For your Christmas enjoyment, here is a little humor.  A man walked into a jewelry store to buy his wife a Christmas present.  The clerk showed him a number of nice pieces of jewelry, and he said, those are all very nice, but can you show me something cheaper?  She selected several […]

December 15, 2013 – Christmas Grace

by fccshelbyville

Isaiah 11:1-6; Jeremiah 31:3, 13b One summer early in my high school years, when I attended church camp, one of our counselors gave us a challenge to read four chapters of the Bible every day.  He said if we would read four chapters a day it would help us greatly in our faith and in […]