Sermons from December 2020

Sermons from December 2020

Carpe Aeternum

We’ve all heard the Latin term Carpe Diem means “seize the day.” In this sermon, Kenneth Grizzell issues a challenge for all of us as we face 2021 to seize more than just the day.

What Will You Find at Christmas?

What difference does the birth of a baby on a silent night in the sleepy town of Bethlehem over 2000 years ago really make? If peace on earth and goodwill toward men was the message of the heavenly host, why is the world still in turmoil? The next two weeks these questions will be explored. This message by Kenneth Grizzell is part two of the two-week series “What About Christmas?” The title of this sermon is “What Will You Find at Christmas,” and the…

What Time is Christmas?

What difference does the birth of a baby on a silent night in the sleepy town of Bethlehem over 2000 years ago really make? If peace on earth and goodwill toward men was the message of the heavenly host, why is the world still in turmoil? The next two weeks these questions will be explored. This message by Kenneth Grizzell is part one of the two-week series “What About Christmas?” The title of this sermon is “What Time is Christmas,” and the primary text…

Waiting

Waiting is hard. Most of us don’t like waiting. However, God’s people have always been a waiting people. How do we wait well on the Lord? In this sermon, Ryan Cole, Greenwood Park’s campus minister, preaches from Luke 2:22-38, reflects on the examples of waiting from Simeon and Anna, and discusses some ways we as followers of Jesus can wait well.