DECEMBER 10, 2017

SERMON TITLE: JESUS A DESCENDANT OF WHO?
SERMON THEME: GOD WORKS THROUGH OUR PAIN
SERMON TEXT: MATTHEW 1:18-19

 

INTRODUCTION: THREE QUESTIONS WE MIGHT KEEP IN MIND AS WE EXPLORE CHRISTMAS THROUGH THE EYES OF JOSEPH.....
MATTHEW 1:18-19

            1) WHAT CAN WE LEARN ABOUT GOD?

            2) WHAT CAN WE LEARN ABOUT OURSELVES?

            3) HOW DOES JOSEPH SHED LIGHT ON THE MEANING OF
                THE CHRISTMAS STORY?

 

I) THE FAMILY TREE OF JOSEPH
II SAMUEL 7:16, GENESIS 12:3 , MATTHEW 28:19-20   

  

II) THE EXPECTATIONS OF A JEWISH MARRIAGE
LUKE 1:39-40, DEUTERONOMY 22:20-21, GENESIS 24:51-53

  

III) THE RESPONSE AND CHARACTER OF JOSEPH
MATTHEW 1:19, MATTHEW 6:14-15, PSALM 103:8