Grinchmas Sermon Series / Christmas Eve


Tom Harding



Our Father, which art in heaven, hallowed by thy name. Thy kingdom come, they will be done in earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread and forgive us our debts as we forgive our debtors. And lead us not into temptation but deliver us from evil, for thine is the kingdom and the power and the glory forever, Amen.





Romans 15:33 (NIV84) The God of peace be with you all. Amen.


John 3:3 (NIV84) In reply Jesus declared, “I tell you the truth (Amen), no one can see the kingdom of God unless he is born again.” 


Revelation 3:14 (NIV84) “To the angel of the church in Laodicea write: These are the words of the Amen, the faithful and true witness, the ruler of God’s creation. 




The Grinch has this “Amen” moment that truly Christmas is more than ribbons and bows.


Rudolph has this Amen moment that truly his shining nose could be used for good.


Ebenezer Scrooge has this Amen moment when he realizes truly a cold-hearted selfish man can be redeemed, be transformed into a compassionate and sympathetic soul.


George Bailey has this AMEN moment that truly his life has meaning and purpose.


AMEN moment.




What kind of person do I want to be?


What kind of life do I want to live?