Jesus’ Birth and Early Childhood, Lk 2 and Matt 2

This lesson is on the birth and early childhood of Jesus Christ from Matt 2 and Lk 2.  There is often confusion about the timing of the events recorded in these two gospels.  Some of this confusion stems from the Christmas traditions, like nativity scenes and Christmas carols.  Here’s the...

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Savior Christ Lord, Luke 2:11

The angel of the Lord announced to the shepherds that the birth of Jesus was the birth of a very special person, “a Savior, which is Christ the Lord.”  We are going to look at the significance of these three names. A Savior– let’s look back to the prophecy of...

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Jesus Who Is Called Christ, Matt 1:16

Matt 1:16 and Jacob begat Joseph the husband of Mary, of whom was born Jesus, who is called Christ.  When Jesus is called Christ, this appellation signifies four things about him.  He is: The King of Israel Matt 2:1-4 where is he that is born king of the Jews?  And...

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In A Manger, Luke 2:7

In A Manger Lk 2: 7 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO The fact that there was no room for them in the inn was not an accidental overcrowding due to the huge crowds who had come back to Bethlehem for the taxation.  The fact that Jesus was laid in a manger when...

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Can Christians enjoy Christmas? Rom 14:5-6

Can Christians Enjoy Christmas Rom.14:5-6 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Can Christians enjoy Christmas?  That’s a simple question and the answer is also simple.  Sure. Some folks don’t believe that Christians ought to enjoy Christmas. Frankly, there is nothing wrong with decorating a tree, sending Christmas cards and exchanging gifts with your...

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He Shall Save His People, Matt 1:21

He Shall Save His People Matt 1:21 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Matt 1:21 says, “… thou shall call his name Jesus: for he shall save his people from their sins.”  Today we are going to preach on the doctrine and the implications of this verse of scripture.  It is important to...

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Celebrating the Birth of Christ, 1 Cor 15:3-4

Celebrating the Birth of Christ 1 Cor. 15:3-4 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Christmas for many of us is a fun time of year – our families get together, we enjoy some good fellowship with our friends and church families, we send cards and presents to our friends and families and so...

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His Only Begotten Son, Jn 3:16

Jn 3 16 His Only Begotten Son CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Jn 3:16 says, “For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.”  When people read a King James Bible they will say things like,...

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The Wise Men from the East, Matt 2:1-12

The Wise Men Matt 2: 1-12 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO There are some very interesting things about these wise men from the east that we want to consider today.  The wise men from the east: Came from the east – Matt 2:1 – The likely place from which they came is...

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First and Second Coming of Jesus, Matt 3:1-4

At Christmas time, people generally remember the birth of Jesus Christ and, therefore, his first coming.  He is coming again.  In this lesson, we will compare the first and second coming of Jesus. Similarities in the first and second coming of Jesus: Preceded by a forerunner – Jesus was preceded...

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