Jesus as the savior not only unites us with God but with one another.
Sermon Notes Verses: Isa. 9:2-7 We are very familiar with the historical characters around the manger (the shepherds, the wise men, etc.) But some may not be as familiar with the backstory of Christmas. In this background, one of the most uplifting passages predicting Christ’s arrival came at one of the lowest points in Israel’s […]
Many on Matthew’s list were of noble character. Others, however, were shady characters. But surprisingly, Matthew makes a special emphasis on including them both. This list tells us something about why Christ came and whom he came for.
Sermon Notes Verses: Luke 2:1-20, John 4:39-41, 1 Cor. 1:26-31 Introduction: God has a way of using people that others would normally overlook. The fact that God chose shepherds to announce Jesus’ arrival was a foreshadowing of how God would continue to operate with other outsiders, misfits, and questionable characters. And if God can use […]