Luke 1:26-45. Mary is honoured as the Lord’s servant who will bear the coming Messiah.
Mark 10:45 – Jesus came not to be served but to serve, and this is good news for us this Christmas!
Matthew 1:18-25 – Joseph’s not the star of the Christmas story, but, under God, he plays a vital part. He’s a faithful man who turns our attention to Jesus (the real star of the show).
Luke 2:1-21. The first birth announcement of the Saviour King was given to the most unlikely of people: humble and ordinary shepherds.
Luke 1:26-28. Jesus is great because Jesus is God.
There are lots of good ways to use our homes this Christmas, but will we use them as a means by which people can meet God?
If we’re going to capitalise on this Christmas, we’ve gotta think well. Think of others and think like Jesus.
Genesis 45:24. How do we avoid quarrels this Christmas? Remember God’s grace already demonstrated to us.
Philippians 1. What do believers need to remember in order to have a good Christmas? What’s most important.
Revelation 3:19. Jesus disciplines those whom he loves. This motivates us to repent. He promises us eternal reward if we trust in him and are victorious.
2 Samuel 24. The final chapter of 2 Samuel closes the narrative with stunning lessons about sin, about repentance, and about the Lord’s mercy.
Colossians 2:15. Christ conquers death and all evil powers, but he does so through a stunning reversal.
2 Samuel 23:8-39. David’s mighty men serve as monuments of the greatness of David’s reign. But they also point believers today to the God who strengthens his people to do mighty acts for his glory.
2 Timothy 4:7. Anyone can begin a race. How will you finish?
Titus 3:5. This short text gives the Gospel in a nutshell.
2 Samuel 22:1-51. David’s song of praise forms a summary of God’s work in his life.
Romans 10:2. Zeal without knowledge is marked by arrogance and a reliance on man’s rules. Zeal with knowledge is marked by humility and obedience to the Lord.
2 Samuel 21. Saul’s past comes to haunt his descendants, while David’s past gives evidence of continued blessing.
Matthew 26:48. What are we to make of Judas’ betrayal and Jesus response?