Dec 25 “An Announcement Affecting All”, Luke 2:9-14

ONCE IN A WHILE, A SMALL TOWN MAKES A BIG SPLASH!

LUKE 2:9-14 RECORDS THE ULTIMATE BIRTH ANNOUNCEMENT.

THIS BABY’S BIRTH AFFECTS HEAVEN AND EARTH!

1- THIS IS A NIGHT OF JOY. LUKE 2:9-10

NOT FEAR

1st INSTINCT – FEAR!

1st INSTRUCTION – DON’T FEAR!

BUT JOY

2- THIS IS A NIGHT OF ROYALTY. LUKE 2:11-12

NOT PEASANTRY

THE SKY

THE SIGN

BUT ROYALTY

“CHRIST” = CHOSEN. “LORD” = CHOOSING.

3- THIS IS A NIGHT OF GLORY. LUKE 2:13-14

NOT NORMALITY

MAN’S RESPONSE

HEAVEN’S REJOICING

BUT GLORY

TODAY WE “JOIN THE TRIUMPH OF THE SKIES” – II COR. 2:14

GIVE GLORY TO GOD, AND TAKE HIS PEACE FOR YOURSELF.