December 17, 2017 Advent 3

A "Sola" Christmas
A Children's Christmas Service
Focusing on the "Solas" of the Reformation

by Matthew Manthe

In the Name of Jesus

Processional Hymn: Hymn 34, Now Sing We, Now Rejoice


Responsive Reading


Sermon based on Acts 4:11-12

"Jesus is 'the stone you builders rejected, which has become the cornerstone.' Salvation is found in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given to mankind by which we must be saved."

Part One: By Scripture Alone (Sola Scriptura)

2 Peter 1:20,21

Genesis 3:15

Isaiah 7:14

Micah 5:2

Jeremiah 33:14-16

Congregational Hymn: Hymn 702, Prepare the Royal Highway

Part Two: By Faith Alone, Through Christ Alone
(Sola Fide, Solus Christus)

Luke 1:26-38

John 14:6

Acts 4:12

Luke 2:1-7

Sunday School Musical Selection, Mary's Little Boy Child

Part Three: To God's Glory Alone (Soli Deo Gloria)

Matthew 1:21

Philippians 2:9-11

Luke 2:8-14

Preschool and Kindergarten Musical Selection: Glory Alleluia

Part Four: By Grace Alone (Sola Gratia)

Ephesians 2:8,9

Luke 2:15-20

Sunday School Hymn: Go Tell It on the Mountain

Offering and Prayer


Recessional Hymn: Hymn 41, Let All Together Praise Our God