December 22, 2013 Christmas Service

Helmers Street Baptist Church
December 22, 2013

Sunday School: 10:00 a.m.

Memory Verse:
Matthew 1:20b, 21
“Joseph, thou son of David, fear not to take unto thee Mary thy wife: for that which is conceived in her is of the Holy Ghost. And she shall bring forth a son, and thou shalt call his name Jesus: for he shall save his people from their sins.”

Morning Worship: 11:00 a.m.

Order of Service:


“Joy to the World” 87

Worship with tithes and offerings

“The Context of Christmas” by Joe Banghart:

Prophecies concerning the incarnation
1. By Isaiah (7:14; 9:6,7)
2. By Micah (5:2)

Why the incarnation?
1. To reveal the invisible God. John 1:1, 18
2. To fulfill prophecy. Genesis 3:15
3. To guarantee the Davidic covenant. Luke 1:31-33
4. To make a sacrifice for our sins. Hebrews 2:9
5. To reconcile man to God. 2 Corinthians 5:19
6. To destroy the devil and his works. Hebrews 2:14
7. To escape the historical curse. Romans 5:12

“O Holy Night”, solo by Elizabeth Banghart

Luke 1:26-32 reading by Aaron Merrick

“Hark the Herald Angels Sing” 93

Luke 2:1-7 reading by Robert Merrick

“It Came Upon The Midnight Clear”,
solo by Elizabeth Banghart

Luke 2:8-14 reading by Arnold Eledge

“O Little Town of Bethlehem” 92

“Away in the Manger” 86

1 John 1:5-7 reading by Jerry Martin

“Ring the Bells”, solo by Elizabeth Banghart

Closing challenge by Joe Banghart


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