Good News of great joy for all nations and all generations The prophecy has been spoken – ‘To us a Child is born, to us a Son is given…’. The prophecy has been fulfilled – ‘Today in the town of David a Saviour has been born to you: He is Christ the Lord’. Jesus Christ […]Read More The Nativity of the Lord, Midnight: Isaiah 9:1-8; Titus 2:11-14; Luke 2:1-14
Let Christ be born in you! – “O Holy Child of Bethlehem … Be born in us today”. —– Matthew 1:18-25; Luke 2:1-7 ‘The old, old story – it is ever new’. With each passing year, we move further away from the time when Christ was born. Further away from the time when He was […]Read More Let Christ be born in you …
Luke 2:1-20 God is in control! Jesus was born in Bethlehem. Long before it happened, God had it planned (1-7; Micah 5:2-3). As we approach Christ’s Return, God still has His plan. He is still in control. The birth of Christ is not merely an event from the past. It is also a message for […]Read More Let Christ be ‘born this day’ – in your heart!
* Looking beyond the angels (messengers), we see Jesus – the Message (Word). * Looking beyond the shepherds, we see Jesus – the Shepherd. * Looking beyond the wise men, we see Jesus – the Wise Man. * Looking beyond the star, we see Jesus – the Light of the world. Jesus: the Message, the […]Read More Angels, Shepherds, Wise Men, A Star And Our Saviour
Luke 1:46-50; Luke 2:13-14; Luke 2:20 When we consider the miracle of Christ’s holy birth, our hearts are to be filled with praise to God, sharing in Mary’s song of joy: “My soul magnifies the Lord, and my spirit rejoices in God my Saviour” (Luke 1:46-47). We are to praise God, echoing the song of […]Read More The Birth of Jesus Christ
Matthew 1:18-25 The birth of Christ is a fulfilment of prophecy: ‘The virgin will be with child and will give birth to a Son, and they will call Him Immanuel’ (Matthew 1:23; Isaiah 7:14). Christ is ‘God with us’. He was born through the power of the Holy Spirit (Matthew 1:18,20). He is still ‘God […]Read More “The virgin will be with child … ” (Isaiah 7:14; Matthew 1:23). “He will save His people from their sins” (Matthew 1:21).