Summary: In the midst of the hustle and bustle of the season, we should remember the things found in Luke 2 about the first Christmas
Intro: At Christmas, we should re-visit and remember
the following aspects of the first Christmas from Luke chapter 2
I. The SHEPHERDS (V.8)
Angels announcement to the "common man"
in fact, the "lower than common" in that
II. The SIGN (V.9-12)
"lying in a manger"= willingness to identify
with the common man
III.The SINGING (V. 13-14)
GLORY TO GOD for His unspeakable Gift
God has become man to save mankind from sin!
IV. The SEEKING (V.15-16)
"let us go SEE FOR OURSELVES"
*WE ALL MUST COME TO JESUS PERSONALLY*
Don’t just "take someone else’s word for it"
...see for yourself!
V. The SHARING (V.17-18)
Once they had seen him they SPREAD THE
*We are called to spread the message
JESUS IS THE REASON FOR THE SEASON
IT IS INDEED CHRIST-mas.
It’s more than a holiday, it’s a HOLY DAY
the Earthly Birthday of our Lord and Savior
Messiah, and soon coming King!
May we never forget the REAL MEANING OF CHRISTMAS!