Sermons on The Birth of Christ

The Word Was Made Flesh

John 1:1-18

by John Piper

Christians must know Jesus well so that they can discern between the Christ of Scripture and the Christ that other religions claim to honor.

A Big God for Little People

Seven Christmas Eve Meditations

Luke 2:1-20

by John Piper

All the mammoth political forces and all the giant industrial complexes, without their even knowing it, are being guided by God, not for their own sake but for the sake of God's little people—the little Mary and the little Joseph who have to be got from Nazareth to Bethlehem.

God Sent His Servant to Bless You

Acts 3:22-26

by John Piper

God is moving toward you today with blessing.

The Word Became Flesh

Christmas Eve

John 1:14-18

by John Piper

God came to live in a tent so we can watch him more closely. God wants to be seen and known in his Son.

How to Become a Child of God

John 1:9-13

by John Piper

Not everyone is a child of God. Are you?

A Burning Witness to the Light

John 1:6-8

by John Piper

John the Baptist came so that we might believe in Jesus and have life like we never had it before.

Triumphant Light

John 1:1-5

by John Piper

The light shines in the darkness—Jesus shines, the gospel shines, the church shines—and the darkness will not overcome it.

The Virgin Birth of the Son of God

Sunday Evening Message

Luke 1:26-38

by John Piper

You may have never heard of Nazareth, and this young girl may be poor and obscure, but don't judge by merely human outward appearances. Her son is going to be great.

Three Meditations on "The Messiah"

Christmas Festival

Isaiah 40:5

by John Piper

The high noon of God's glory will be the second coming of Christ. And that is where the sun will stay forever.

Christ Jesus Came into the World to Save Sinners

Christmas Day

1 Timothy 1:12-17

by John Piper

The meaning of Christmas is that what is good and precious in your life need never be lost, and what is evil and undesirable in your life can be changed.

You Shall Go Forth Leaping Like Calves

by John Piper

Christ came at Christmas to build a bridge across the chasm of sin to eternal life, but the name of the bridge is purity. The only way to eternal life is along the path of sanctification.

From Bethlehem in the Majesty of the Name of the Lord

by John Piper

God uses little towns and youngest sons and slingshots to magnify his glory by contrast, to show that he is not the least dependent on human glory or greatness or achievement.