Sun, Dec 10, 2017

Don't Miss Christmas: The Lord Is Come!

Text read

Scene I God enters humanity! (7)
                (Isaiah 7:14; Daniel 9:25; Micah 5:2)



Scene II Angels announce birth to lowly shepherds (8-14)
                 (Isaiah 43:3, 11; I Corinthians 10:31; II Corinthians 5:9; Colossians 3:23-24; Hebrews 1:14; 2:16)



Scene III People respond (15-20)

A. Shepherds investigate and witness (15-17)

B. All who heard were amazed (18)

C. Mary treasured/pondered (19) (1:30-33)

D. Shepherds return to work, glorifying and praising God (20)




Three takeaways:

  • Things often are not what ____________________ .
    (I Corinthians 1:27-31)


  • Make time to adore and __________________ .


  • Follow the shepherds’ _____________ .

 

 

(Link to the video clip shown during the sermon:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gWBlTrxL-S0&t=3s&authuser=0
)


Resource: Organic Outreach for Ordinary People, Kevin G. Harney (Zondervan 2009)

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