Sermon Clip: Keeping Christmas

Sermon Clip: Keeping Christmas

Through Christ, God fulfills all his promises, and by yielding to him and giving up control, we can set ourselves free.

 

Full Sermon here: http://whchurch.org/sermons-media/sermon/keeping-christmas

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