Presentation on theme: "“ And she brought forth her firstborn Son, and wrapped Him in swaddling cloths, and laid Him in a manger, because there was no room for them in the inn.”"— Presentation transcript:
“ And she brought forth her firstborn Son, and wrapped Him in swaddling cloths, and laid Him in a manger, because there was no room for them in the inn.” Luke 2:7 Supreme Event in the History Of the world ! His Story
B.C. ~ A.D. [ Anno Domini ] year of our Lord B.C.E. = Before Christian Era \ C.E. Before Common Era Exact year is uncertain - maybe 4 B.C. Exact month and day is unknown Luke 2:1-2 I. Time of His Birth Nov. 5,2010
I. Time of His Birth Gal. 4:4 “But when the fulness of the time was come, God sent forth his Son, made of a woman, made under the law,” Fullness of Prophecy Fullness of Expectancy Fullness of Necessity
II. Place of His Birth City of David = Bethlehem Micah 5:2 “Bethlehem Ephratah” Mary and Joseph lived in Nazareth Luke 2:3-7
The Birthplace of Jesus Nazareth Egypt Jerusalem Bethlehem Sea of Galilee Dead Sea Jordan River Mediterranean Childhood of Jesus Stable Manger Unattended Swaddling clothes
III. Announcement of His Birth Not to the rich - but the shepherds By an angel Glory of the Lord “Tidings of great joy” Sign ~ Royalty in a manger Luke 2:8-12
IV. The Angelic Song To Whom: One stanza to the Almighty The other to men When: Stillness of the night Why: They adored the child Luke 2:13-14
V. Shepherds Angels withdrew Shepherds went to Bethlehem They found the Baby in a manger Mary Meditated on these things Shepherds praised God Luke 2:15-20
VI. Uniqueness of Jesus Birth Divine = “God with us” Miraculous - Virgin Birth Human body – no earthly father Matt.1:22-23Isa. 7:14
VII. The Child Jesus Named on the 8 th day Child presented – Law of Moses In the arms of Simeon - v.27-32 Anna’s thanksgiving Child’s growth was normal Luke 2:21-40
VIII. The Boy Jesus Lost - tarried in Jerusalem Looked for Jesus Found - after 3 days Home Luke 2:41-52 Intellectual Physical Spiritual Social
Not commanded to celebrate his birth Commanded to celebrate his Death.
He was born He lived a sinless life He died for Our Sins He was resurrected and is now ascended back to heaven to be with God.
He was born so that we could be born again and never die ! John 3:1-5 New Birth
Sermon by Arthur Pigman Evans Church of Christ 515 Gibbs Road Evans, Ga. 30809 firstname.lastname@example.org Sunday Morning Nov. 5, 2006