The Reason for Christmas

The Reason for Christmas

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Each month we want to share a word of encouragement and offer some resources from like-minded believers for your profit. These articles are available in print upon request.

The Reason for Christmas:
Although there are many reasons, here are some of the key purposes of Jesus’ birth:

Reality: Read: Remember: Respond:

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oming King Matthew 2:2, 6; Luke 1:32 His reign is Eternal. In Reverence

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umble Entrance Philippians 2:6-7 He was born in a stable. In Humility

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edemption Matthew 1:21; 1 John 3:5,8 He came to take away sins. With Repentance; Trust Him

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mmanuel (God with Us) Matthew 1:22-23; John 1:14 Jesus is 100% God and 100% man. Love Him

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eek and Save the Lost Matthew 1:21; Matthew 20:28 We needed a rescuer Be Reconciled to Him

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idings of Great Joy: Luke 2:10-12 Good news: Jesus can save us Be Joyful, Thankful

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ary’s Faith Luke 1:38,47,48,50 Mary was humble, obedient, and trusted God for her salvation Submit and fear the Lord

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ngels Worshipped Luke 2:13-14 They knew this was the ruler of the world Worship Him

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hepherds Told Everyone Luke 2:8-20 Best news ever: People need to know Jesus. Tell Everyone the Good News!

-Kurt Bekins, Pastor of Family Ministries and Outreach

Resources on the depths of God’s Glory and Grace in Jesus’ Birth: