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  1. Why We Need Christmas From Andy Stanley’s An Unexpected Christmas “Guest List”

  2. Why We Needed Christmas

  3. This is the genealogy of Jesus the Messiah the son of David, the son of Abraham: Abraham was the father of Isaac,Isaac the father of Jacob,Jacob the father of Judah and his brothers,Judah the father of Perez and Zerah, whose mother was Tamar,Perez the father of Hezron,Hezron the father of Ram, Ram the father of Amminadab,Amminadab the father of Nahshon,Nahshon the father of Salmon,Salmon the father of Boaz, whose mother was Rahab,Boaz the father of Obed, whose mother was Ruth,Obed the father of Jesse,and Jesse the father of King David. David was the father of Solomon, whose mother had been Uriah’s wife, - Matthew 1:1-6

  4. It includes 4 very unpopular women: Tamar Rahab Ruth Solomon’s Mother

  5. Two categories of unclean people: "While Jesus was having dinner at Matthew's house, many tax collectors and "sinners" came and ate with him and his disciples." - Matthew 9:10 "Now the tax collectors and "sinners" were all gathering around to hear him." - Luke 15:1 "When the Pharisees saw this, they asked his disciples, "Why does your teacher eat with tax collectors and 'sinners'?" - Matthew 9:11

  6. Two categories of unclean people: "While Jesus was having dinner at Matthew's house, many tax collectors and "sinners" came and ate with him and his disciples." - Matthew 9:10 "Now thetax collectors and "sinners"were all gathering around to hear him." - Luke 15:1 "When the Pharisees saw this, they asked his disciples, "Why does your teacher eat with tax collectors and 'sinners'?" - Matthew 9:11

  7. MATTHEW

  8. Why We Need Christmas "As Jesus went on from there, he saw a man named Matthew sitting at the tax collector’s booth. “Follow me,” he told him, and Matthew got up and followed him. " - Matthew 9:9

  9. Matthew was doing what?

  10. Praying in the Temple?

  11. He was COLLECTING TAXES

  12. Jesus

  13. found

  14. him

  15. in

  16. his

  17. SIN

  18. And yet, what did Jesus say?

  19. “Follow Me”

  20. Why We Need Christmas "And when he had given thanks, he broke it and said, "This is my body, which is for you; do this in remembrance of me." - 1 Corinthians 11:24

  21. Why We Need Christmas "In the same way, after supper he took the cup, saying, "This cup is the new covenant in my blood; do this, whenever you drink it, in remembrance of me." - 1 Corinthians 11:25

  22. Remember Christ