SERMON MANUSCRIPT Sermon Reading by Elder Andy Domondon, Prepared By Rev. Nollie Malabuyo Dear Congregation of Christ: Traditional Western Christianity commemorates the visitation by the wise men from the east after Jesus was born as the “Feast of the Epiphany.” “Epiphany” means “appearing,” because the visitation symbolizes Jesus’ revelation of himself to Gentiles represented by
SERMON MANUSCRIPT Sermon by Rev. Lance Filio, Prepared By Rev. Nollie Malabuyo Congregation of Christ: Many people celebrate Christmas but have no idea what Christmas is all about. A Hobby Lobby commercial says, “Christmas is what you make it.” Christmas is all about “somewhere in my memory,” merrymaking, presents, stockings, Christmas trees, winter wonderland, and
SERMON MANUSCRIPT Sermon Reading by Elder Gani Ong, Prepared By Rev. Nollie Malabuyo In 1889, the race to build the tallest building in the modern world began when the 896- foot tall Eiffel Tower in Paris was built. Today, the Burj Khalifa in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, is the king of skyscrapers at 2,722 feet.
Introduction Let us begin our discussion of Christmas with an apology or defense. There are two popular objections against the celebration of Christ’s birth I would like to briefly address. After which, I will positively lay down what we are celebrating every Christmas. As for the objections, the first comes from popular sub-Christian culture and