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Summary: Everyone must make a decision about Christ one way or the other in their lifetime

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Mathew 2

Introduction: Illustration “Savior & Judge”

- There are two common and typical responses to Jesus and the gospel

I. You can hate Him and be angry (v. 16)

- Illustration “A Father’s Will”

A. Jesus was a threat to his position

B. Jesus was a threat to his power

C. Jesus was a threat to his preferences

II. You can love Him and be excited (vs. 10-11)

- Illustration “What is Love?”

A. Their position was subservient to Christ’s presence

B. Their power was subservient to Christ’s position

C. Their preference was subservient to Christ’s purpose

Conclusion: Illustration “Christ’s birth not a splash”


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