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Sermons about Rebellion
Those who have been entrusted with spiritual leadership (church, home, etc.) should reverence the Lord and respect people. When those things were not happening in Shiloh of old, the Lord raised up a leader from a godly home who would do his will and anoint his leaders.
This psalm shows that the heart of man is rebellion, and that God will destroy all rebels. It is futile and foolish to continue in this rebellion. The only hope is to submit yourself to Christ and take refuge in Him.
Gospel preaching is the heartbeat of God's plan to bring lost people unto Himself. Israel of old, though favored first with the gospel, as a whole, failed to embrace it. The church, led by preachers, is to be a community of those who proclaim the gospel even when challenged by the rebellious unbelief of some who hear.
The Closeness and the Otherness of God.
The steps into sin today are very similar to the first sin recorded in the Bible. We still live in a world that needs saving.
Obedience is better than sacrifice
The true Light of the Christ Child in the true believer can be a brighter light than the tinsel of our routine Christmas holiday celebrations, which clutters our days, which distracts from the real light within us, and which masks the reality of the settled, darkness in the world. Jesus is that light which believers must ensure shines consistently and brightly in us all.