Big Idea: Jesus coming to earth gives us reason to have joy regardless of our circumstances
3 reasons to have joy in the coming of the Messiah regardless of your circumstances.
- Jesus brought deliverance
- Isaiah 9:4
- Jesus brought peace
- Isaiah 9:5
- cf. Luke 2:13-14; Colossians 1:19-20; 1 John 4:20
- Jesus brought his kingdom and authority
- Isaiah 9:6-7
- The Messiah was to come as a child.
- cf. Matthew 28:18; Luke 7:20-22