Summary: We long to have someone to be WITH US. God so loved us that He promised to be WITH US...
GOD IS WITH US... IMMANUEL
By Wade Martin Hughes, Sr. Kyfingers@aol.com
I. I HAVE NO GREATER JOY IN THE WORLD THAN TO BE WITH SOMEONE...
A. Some of my greatest joys in life have been just being WITH SOMEONE...
To hear their heart, to feel their pain... to laugh, to cry together...
B. I love to play music with others. Sometimes the music is awesome as it all
comes together, the all the music is WITH THE OTHER MUSICAL
INSTRUMENTS.... wow... with...
C. Have you ever sat down with a friend? Skipped rocks across the water?
Ate a meal together?
Association, company,possession, like-minded, agreement
ONE, HARMONY,SIMILAR, SOLIDARITY, ACCORD
F. I want to be WITH GOD!
II. JESUS IS THE SON OF MAN THROUGH MARY AND THE SON OF GOD
THROUGH OUR HEAVENLY FATHER...
A. GOD HAD A PLAN... GOD WANTED TO RESTORE FALLEN MAN...
MAN'S FALL HAD BEEN A DISAPPOINTMENT TO THE CREATOR.
Genesis 3:15 And I will put enmity between thee and the woman, and between
thy seed and her seed; it shall bruise thy head, and thou shalt bruise his heel.
Isaiah 9:6 For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government
shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor,
The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace.
Isaiah 7:14 Therefore the Lord himself shall give you a sign; Behold, a virgin
shall conceive, and bear a son, and shall call his name Immanuel.
B. I WANT MORE THAN TO BE WITH GOD...
I WANT GOD TO BE WITH ME...
Matthew 1:23 Behold, a virgin shall be with child, and shall bring forth a son,
and they shall call his name Emmanuel, which being interpreted is,
God with us.
III. GOD LOVED HIS CREATION, GOD LOVED TO VISIT AND BE WITH HIS
MAN AND WOMAN IN THE COOL OF THE EVENING...
A. GOD MADE MAN AND SAID: IT IS GOOD...
Genesis 1:4 And God saw the light, that it was good: and God divided the light
from the darkness.
Genesis 1:10 And God called the dry land Earth; and the gathering together
of the waters called he Seas: and God saw that it was good.
Genesis 1:18 And to rule over the day and over the night, and to divide the
light from the darkness: and God saw that it was good.
Genesis 1:21 And God created great whales, and every living creature that
moveth, which the waters brought forth abundantly, after their kind, and
every winged fowl after his kind: and God saw that it was good.
Genesis 1:25 And God made the beast of the earth after his kind, and cattle
after their kind, and every thing that creepeth upon the earth after his kind:
and God saw that it was good.
Genesis 1:31 And God saw every thing that he had made, and, behold,
it was very good. And the evening and the morning were the sixth day.
B. THEN ONE DAY GOD SOMETHING HE DIDN'T LIKE...
Genesis 2:18 And the Lord God said, It is not good that the man should
be alone; I will make him an help meet for him.
C. GOD MAN WOMAN FROM ADAM'S RIB...
HOW BEAUTIFUL... A HELP MATE TO BE WITH MAN...
D. GOD ALLOWED ADAM TO NAME THE ANIMALS...
GOD CALLED EACH ANIMAL FRONT AND CENTER TO ALLOW ADAM
TO NAME THEM...
IV. GOD DESIRED SOMEONE TO BE A FRIEND,