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God Came for Us

By December 19, 2015December 21st, 2015Sermon Series Pre-Campaign), The Best Gift Ever

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Christmas isn’t all about gift giving and getting but it certainly has become a beloved cultural tradition. Whether you absolutely love it or stress out about it, it’s here to stay. In this short series let’s talk about the first and best gift and how that gift has changed the world and should change your life.

Luke 2:29-35

4 reasons why Jesus is the best gift ever

  1. He came to save us (Luke 2:30)
    1. see also Matthew 1:21
    2. Salvation from our sins and appeasement of God’s wrath (John 3:36; Eph. 2:3; Rom 1:18; 1 Thess. 1:9-10; 1 Thess. 5:9; Rom. 2:5; Rom. 5:9)
    3. Salvation was in public (Luke 2:31)
    4. Salvation was a light (Luke 2:32)
      1. revelation to the Gentiles
      2. glory to Israel
  2. He came to distinguish us (Luke 2:34)
    1. see also 1 Corinthians 1:23-24 and Colossians 3:11
  3. He came to signal us (Luke 2:34)
  4. He came to reveal us (Luke 2:35)

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