Just who is that baby in that manger scene you keep seeing?
What do you know about Him?
What does He mean to you?
For to us a child is born, to us a son is
given, and the
government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called ,
Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father,Prince of
Of the increase of his government and peace
there will be no end.
He will reign on David's throne and over his kingdom,
establishing and upholding it with justice and righteousness from
that time on and forever. The zeal of the LORD Almighty will
1. Mighty : see the power in the manger
The angel answered, "The Holy Spirit
will come upon you, and
the power of the Most High will overshadow you. So the holy one
to be born will be called the Son of God.
Now to him who is able to do immeasurably
more than all we ask
or imagine, according to his power that is at work within us,
I Cor 4:20
For the kingdom of God is not a matter of talk but of power.
So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am
your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you
with my righteous right hand.
being strengthened with all power
according to his glorious
might so that you may have great endurance and patience, and
2. God: see the glory in the manger
"Who among the gods is like you,
O LORD? Who is like you--
majestic in holiness, awesome in glory, working wonders?
For the director of music. A psalm
of David. The heavens
declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of his
The Son is the radiance of God's
representation of his being, sustaining all things by his
powerful word. After he had provided purification for sins, he
sat down at the right hand of the Majesty in heaven.
This Christmas I need a
bigger perspective on
3. Eternal: see the hope in the manger.
Not only so, but we also rejoice
in our sufferings, because we
know that suffering produces perseverance;
perseverance, character; and character, hope.
And hope does not disappoint us, because God has poured out his
love into our hearts by the Holy Spirit, whom he has given us.
For everything that was written in
the past was written to
teach us, so that through endurance and the encouragement of the
Scriptures we might have hope.
The answer to all the world’s questions is Jesus
I Cor 1:20
Where is the wise man? Where is the scholar?
Where is the
philosopher of this age? Has not God made foolish the wisdom of
This Christmas, I need to trust
4. Eternal: see the love
in the manger.
"For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son,
that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal
neither height nor depth, nor anything
else in all creation,
will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in
Christ Jesus our Lord.
This Christmas, I need love for:
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