“What time is Christmas?”Galatians 4:4-5 4:4[kjv] But when the fulness of the time was come, God sent forth his Son, made of a woman, made under the law, 4:5[kjv] To redeem them that were under the law, that we might receive the adoption of sons.
“Is it Christmas Yet?”Luke 2:8-14 • 2:8[kjv] And there were in the same country shepherds abiding in the field, keeping watch over their flock by night. • 2:9[kjv] And, lo, the angel of the Lord came upon them, and the glory of the Lord shone round about them: and they were sore afraid. • 2:10[kjv] And the angel said unto them, Fear not: for, behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy, which shall be to all people. • 2:11[kjv] For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Saviour, which is Christ the Lord. • 2:12[kjv] And this shall be a sign unto you; Ye shall find the babe wrapped in swaddling clothes, lying in a manger. • 2:13[kjv] And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host praising God, and saying, • 2:14[kjv] Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, good will toward men.
1.Christmas is the right time to Release our fears.Luke 2:10…. “Fear Not….” • Why are people worried today? 1. Afraid of Future. 2. Ashamed of Past. 3. Alone in Present.
2. Christmas is the Time to Renew our Faith! Luke2:10 • 2:10 [kjv] And the angel said unto them, Fear not: for, behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy, which shall be to all people. • “…..Good tiding of Great Joy…..” • What is the Good news?
3. Christmas is the time to Receive forgiveness.Luke 2:11 “…A savoir….” 2:11 [kjv] For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Savior, which is Christ the Lord. • Why do I need a Savoir? Matthew 1:21 1:21[kjv] And she shall bring forth a son, and thou shalt call his name JESUS: for he shall save his people from their sins.
4. Christmas is a Time to Rebuild Family and Friend Relationships!Luke 2:14 2:14[kjv] Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, good will toward men. • Who do you need to Reach out to this Christmas?
Conclusion • What time is Christmas? • It’s time ! Don’t waste another Christmas!!! Release your Fears Renew your Faith Receive your Forgiveness Rebuild your Relationship • It is Time to seek the Lord!