12 Christmas Sermons


In 2012, Seedbed ran 12 days of sermons themed around Christmas—the Incarnation, Christ, the nativity—all parts of the grand story of God which finds its culmination in the Christ event. Here is a round up of gospel reflections from the ancient Church through to John Wesley. This will serve as a handy reference for inspiration, meditation, and sermon preparation. So bookmark, share, and enjoy.

Day 1, December 25: St. Augustine of Hippo

Day 2, December 26: St. John Chrysostom

Day 3, December 27: St. Athanasius

Day 4, December 28: St. Leo the Great

Day 5, December 29: John Donne

Day 6, December 30: Fanny Crosby

Day 7, December 31: George Whitfield

Day 8, January 1: Martin Luther

Day 9, January 2: Charles Wesley

Day 10, January 3: St. Bridget of Sweden

Day 11, January 4: Gregory of Nazianzus

Day 12, January 5: John Wesley

Prepared by Jonathan Powers. Jonathan serves with his wife, Faith, as the director of student ministries for World Gospel Mission at Asbury University, where he is also an adjunct professor of Worship Arts. He is currently completing his doctoral thesis at the Robert E. Webber Institute for Worship Studies in Orange Park, FL and serves as the worship pastor for the Offerings Community of First United Methodist Church in Lexington, KY. Jonathan is the co-author with Jason Jackson and Teddy Ray of Echo: A Catechism for Discipleship in the Ancient Tradition published by Seedbed.



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