The Gift That Keeps on Giving

A GIFT THAT KEEPS ON GIVING (Pastor Lee Jackson FFWC) I) INTRODUCTION – IT IS THE CHRISTMAS SEASON. IT IS A TIME OF THE YEAR THAT WE CELEBRATE THE BIRTH OF OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST. WHEN JESUS WAS BORN, KINGS FROM THE EAST CAME BEARING GIFTS OF GOLD, FRANKINCENSE, AND MYRRH. IT HAS BECOME TRADITION AT THIS TIME OF THE YEAR TO GIVE GIFTS TO THOSE THAT WE LOVE AND GIFTS TO THOSE THAT ARE LESS FORTUNATE. IT IS ALSO A TIME TO CELEBRATE THE GREATEST GIFT EVER GIVEN; THE GIFT KEEPS ON … [Read more...]

The Song That the Angels Sang

                THE SONG THAT THE ANGELS SANG            (Pastor Lee Jackson - FFWC) I)      INTRODUCTION – THE BOOK OF LUKE PROVIDES ONE OF THE MUST COMPLETE PORTRAYAL OF THE BIRTH OF JESUS CHRIST. GOD LEFT NOTHING TO CHANCE: SENT GABRIEL TO TELL ZACHARIAH HOW ELIZABETH HIS WIFE, WHO WAS BARREN, WOULD BARE A SON - THE FORE RUNNER OF CHRIST.  GABRIEL APPEARED TO MARY TO TELL HER THAT SHE WOULD CONCEIVE A SON BY THE HOLY GHOST AND THAT HE WOULD BE THE SON OF THE HIGHEST.  ANGEL SENT TO … [Read more...]

Why Did Jesus Come

WHY DID JESUS COME? (Pastor Lee Jackson - FFWC) INTRODUCTION-  IT IS THE SEASON WE CELEBRATE CHRISTMAS, IN REMEMBRANCE OF THE BIRTH OF JESUS CHRIST, SON OF GOD, SON OF MAN.   IT IS A GOOD TIME TO REFLECT ON THE QUESTION: “WHY DID HE COME?”  WHY DID HE LAY ASISE HIS HEAVENLY GLORY WHERE ANGELS WORSHIPPED HIM TO COME TO EARTH AS ONE OF US, TO BE BORN IN A MANAGER, TO BE MOCKED, RIDICULED AND SCORNED AND ULTIMATELY CRUCIFIED?  WHAT IS THE SIGNIFICANCE OF GOD’S INTERVENTION IN HUMAN HISTORY IN … [Read more...]

God With Us

EMMANUEL: GOD WITH US (WHAT DOES THAT MEAN TO US?  WHAT DID GOD INTEND FOR THAT TO MEAN?) (Pastor Lee Jackson - FFWC) I)  INTRODUCTION –  A COUPLE OF NIGHTS AGO I WAS WATCHING PUBLIC TELEVISION AND THEY HAD A BEAUTIFUL YOUNG LADY SINGING CHRISTMAS CAROLS AND SINGING THEM VERY BEAUTIFULLY.  BETWEEN HER SONGS THEY WERE INTERVIEWING HER.  THE INTERVIEWER ASKED HER WHY SHE LIKE TO SING CHRISTMAS CAROLS AND WITHOUT WAITING FOR AN ANSWER SAID THAT THIS MUST RESULT FROM HER DEEP FAITH (A CONCLUSION … [Read more...]