Exploring the Christmas Story

Download: Ch 12 (mp3)

Exploring the Christmas Story

  1. Who is Jesus?
    1. We have prophecy of the coming of Christ in the Old Testament. Example: Isaiah 7:14-15
    2. John 1
      1. Word= “logos” which means “The self proclamation of God”
    3. Hebrews 1:1-3
  2. Why did Jesus come?
    1. To do the will of the Father
      1. John 4:27-38
      2. Jesus’ primary motivation was to do the will of God. It was wholly satisfying for Him.
    1. To seek and save the lost
      1. Luke 19:10
      2. That includes all of us
    2. To finish God’s work of redemption
      1. The whole Bible is a story of God’s redemption
      2. 1 John 2:2
      3. He did this by satisfying and removing the wrath of God by dying on the cross.
    3. Our response
      1. Represent Christ to the lost world
      2. Proclaim the Gospel to those around us- that we can be reconciled to God
      3. 2 Corinthians 5:20