DECEMBER 23, 2018

CHRISTMAS THROUGH THE EYES OF THE GRINCH--PART IV
FOURTH SUNDAY OF ADVENT

SERMON TITLE: SOME PEOPLE EMBRACE CHRISTMAS
SERMON THEME: TRUSTING IN GOD
SERMON TEXT: MATTHEW 1:18-25

 

INTRODUCTION: HOW DO YOU EMBRACE CHRISTMAS EVEN WHEN THE
GRINCH SHOWS UP?  II CORINTHIANS 1:3-4

 

EMBRACING CHRISTMAS MEANS:

 

I) I MUST GO FROM BEING RESISTANT TO BEING RELIANT ON GOD.
MATHEW 1:18, GALATIANS 5:16-17, ISAIAH 26:4       

 

 

II) I MUST GO FROM BEING RELUCTANT TO BEING READY FOR GOD.
MATTHEW 1:19, II PETER 3:9, JOHN 1:12

 

 

III)  I MUST GO FROM BEING RECALCITRANT TO BEING RECEPTIVE TO GOD.
MATTHEW 1:20-21, ISAIAH 41:13, MATTHEW 1:22-25, ROMANS 15:13