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The Christmas Message No Fear, Just Hope!. 1) God’s promises don’t come because of perfect circumstances- Luke 2:6-7. 6 So it was, that while they were there, the days were completed for her to be delivered. 1) God’s promises don’t come because of perfect circumstances- Luke 2:6-7.

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The Christmas Message

No Fear, Just Hope!


1) God’s promises don’t come because of perfect circumstances- Luke 2:6-7

6 So it was, that while they were there, the days were completed for her to be delivered.


1) God’s promises don’t come because of perfect circumstances- Luke 2:6-7

7 And she brought forth her firstborn Son, & wrapped Him in swaddling cloths, …


1) God’s promises don’t come because of perfect circumstances- Luke 2:6-7

7 … & laid Him in a manger, because there was no room for them in the inn.


The goodness of God is not just in good times. The promises of God are not just for when things are going well. The birth of Jesus, the greatest promise of God, came through hard times and in hard circumstances.


Heb of God are not just for when things are going well. The birth of Jesus, the greatest promise of God, came through hard times and in hard 6 12 that you do not become sluggish, but imitate those who through faith & patience inherit the promises.


Heb of God are not just for when things are going well. The birth of Jesus, the greatest promise of God, came through hard times and in hard 6 13 For when God made a promise to Abraham, because He could swear by no one greater, He swore by Himself,


Heb of God are not just for when things are going well. The birth of Jesus, the greatest promise of God, came through hard times and in hard 6 14 saying, "Surely blessing I will bless you, & multiplying I will multiply you." 15 And so, after he had patiently endured, he obtained the promise.



2) Don't fear, the Promise of God has come- Luke 2:8-11 what God is doing.

8 Now there were in the same country shepherds living out in the fields, keeping watch over their flock by night.


2) Don't fear, the Promise of God has come- Luke 2:8-11 what God is doing.

9 And behold, an angel of the Lord stood before them, & the glory of the Lord shone around them, & they were greatly afraid. 


2) Don't fear, the Promise of God has come- Luke 2:8-11 what God is doing.

10 Then the angel said to them, "Do not be afraid, for behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy which will be to all people.


2) Don't fear, the Promise of God has come- Luke 2:8-11 what God is doing.

11 For there is born to you this day in the city of David a Savior, who is Christ the Lord. 


Jesus was called Savior, before the cross or resurrection, because he was the fulfillment of God’s promise.


Rom 4 because he was the fulfillment of God’s promise. 18 Against all hope, Abraham in hope believed & so became the father of many nations, just as it had been said to him, "So shall your offspring be." NIV


Rom 4 because he was the fulfillment of God’s promise. 19 Without weakening in his faith, he faced the fact that his body was as good as dead--since he was about a hundred years old--& that Sarah's womb was also dead. NIV


Rom 4 because he was the fulfillment of God’s promise. 20 Yet he did not waver through unbelief regarding the promise of God, but was strengthened in his faith & gave glory to God, NIV


Rom 4 because he was the fulfillment of God’s promise. 21 being fully persuaded that God had power to do what he had promisedNIV


Message of Christmas is to believe that God’s promises because he was the fulfillment of God’s promise.

will come to pass.


3) Believing God’s promises brings us hope- Luke 2:15-18 because he was the fulfillment of God’s promise.

15 So it was, when the angels had gone away from them into heaven, that the shepherds said to one another, "Let us now go to Bethlehem…


3) Believing God’s promises brings us hope- Luke 2:15-18 because he was the fulfillment of God’s promise.

15 …& see this thing that has come to pass, which the Lord has made known to us." 16 And they came with haste …


3) Believing God’s promises brings us hope- Luke 2:15-18 because he was the fulfillment of God’s promise.

16 And they came with haste & found Mary & Joseph, & the Babe lying in a manger.


3) Believing God’s promises brings us hope- Luke 2:15-18 because he was the fulfillment of God’s promise.

17 Now when they had seen Him, they made widely known the saying which was told them concerning this Child.


3) Believing God’s promises brings us hope- Luke 2:15-18 because he was the fulfillment of God’s promise.

18 And all those who heard it marveled at those things which were told them by the shepherds.


The shepherds not only listened, but believed enough to act. A promise is only an interesting idea until it is acted upon.


2 Peter 1 A promise is only an interesting idea until it is acted upon. 4 By these He has given us very great & precious promises, so that through them you may share in the divine nature, escaping the corruption that is in the world because of evil desiresHCSB


Message of Christmas is to overcome fear and A promise is only an interesting idea until it is acted upon.

do something with the great promise God has given us.


The Christmas Message A promise is only an interesting idea until it is acted upon.

No Fear, Just Hope!


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