Christmas, Once Again!

And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us

John 1:14
John 1:1-18 or 1:1-5, 9-14

Sermon Week/Year

Christmas Day,

Sermon Topic


Several years ago, a Washington TV reporter was assigned to do a story on “The Spirit of Christmas.” He telephoned the British Embassy and asked to speak to the British Ambassador.

“Ambassador,” the reporter said, “you have been very kind to us through the year and we would like to include you in a special ‘Christmas Spirit’ segment we’re going to run. Tell me, what would you like for Christmas?”

Misunderstanding the question, the Ambassador said, “I am deeply touched by your offer, But I must decline.”

“Oh please,” said the reporter, won’t you tell me what you would especially like for Christmas?”

Again the Ambassador refused, but the reporter persisted, and he finally gave in. “All right then, if you insist, this Christmas I would like a jar of mint jelly,” he said.

Having forgotten the conversation, the Ambassador was surprised when, several weeks later, on Christmas Eve, he turned on the evening news telecast and heard the same…

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