The Birth Of A King
God is in control. – v.1-3
God is sovereign over pagan kings.- Proverbs 21:1
God controls all history.
God’s will is not necessarily cozy and comfortable.– v.4-7
When we live for and in God’s will we are not guaranteed a comfortable and cozy life but we are promised that everything, including any discomfort, has meaning in God’s plan.
God’s unconventional choice of evangelists.- v.8-20
Shepherds- common ordinary people. (1 Cor. 1:26-29)
The angel announces the birth of Messiah.
Thousands of angels lead in praise and worship.
The shepherds hurried to find Jesus.
The shepherds reported the message they were told.
The shepherds responded in praise and worship.