DECEMBER 12, 2021
CHRISTMAS AROUND THE STABLE
THE GOOD NEWS OF CHRISTMAS
Verse 10-11 – But the angel said to them do not be afraid. I bring you good news of great joy that will be for all people, today in the town of David, a Savior has been born to you, He is Christ the Lord.
What’s The Message Of Christmas?
I. To reveal God’s identity.
John 1:18 – No one has ever seen God. The only one, who is the same as God has made Him known.
John 1:14 – The Word became flesh and lived among us. We have seen His glory, the glory of the One and Only Son who came from the Father.
John 14:8-9 – Philip said, “Lord show us the Father”, Jesus answered, “Don’t you know Me Philip”? “Anyone who has seen Me has seen the Father.”
II. To relate God’s Word to us.
John 18:37 – Jesus said, “In fact for this reason I was born, and for this reason I came into the world, to testify to the truth.”
Jesus said, “When you know the truth, the truth will set you free.”
John 12:46 – Jesus said, “I have come into the world as a light, so that no one who believes in Me should stay in darkness.
III. To recover God’s creation.
Luke 19:10 – Jesus said, “For the Son of Man came to seek and to save what was lost.”
Matt. 20:28 – I did not come into the world to be served, but to serve and give My life as a ransom for many.
John 12:47 – I did not come to judge the world, but to save it.
IV. To reproduce God’s life in you.
John 10:10 – Jesus said, “I have come that you might have life and have it to the fullest.”
II Cor. 9:15 – Thanks be to God for His indescribable gift.
John 6:47 – I tell you the truth, he who believes has everlasting life.