Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail SERMON SUMMARY The Christian life is meant to be one of progress and growth. 2 Peter 3:18 says: “Grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.” How can we know if we are making real spiritual progress, and not merely deceiving ourselves with spiritual activity? You are…
The beautiful story of Jesus’ birth found in Matthew leads us to the amazing fact that God Almighty became a human and dwelt among us, earning the name Immanuel, or “God with us”. To fully understand this name, we must grapple with both the humanity and the deity of Jesus.
Even Jesus’ birth evoked violent opposition and that opposition resulted in horrible tragedy. By studying this story we will learn three lessons: (1) Jesus’ entrance into the world evokes opposition, (2) God works in unexpected ways, and (3) the whole Bible is really about Jesus!
We all know the amazing story of the wisemen who followed a star that led them to Jesus’ birthplace, Bethlehem. By looking at these magi’s lives, we will learn about the nature of God’s will, and how we should seek to find it and respond to it.
Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail SERMON SUMMARY Matthew 1:18-25 Today we’re exploring the true meaning of Christmas through the perspective of Jesus’ earthly father, Joseph, and his heavenly Father, God. When Joseph found out that Mary was pregnant out of wedlock (v. 19), he displayed a remarkable balance between graciousness and allegiance to God’s moral law. If …