God Gives Really Good Gifts

Dec 06, 2015

Passage:Luke 1:13-25

Preacher: Pat Schultz

Series: What Christmas Reveals About God

Category: Sermon

Detail:

God Gives Really Good Gifts

What Christmas Reveals About God – Part 1

 

But the angel said to him, “Do not be afraid, Zechariah, for your prayer has been heard, and your wife Elizabeth will bear you a son, and you shall call his name John.           Luke 1:13

 

  • God gives the right gift at the right time.
    1. James 1:5 - If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask God, who gives generously to all…
      1. God loves to know what we want.

 

 

 14 And you will have joy and gladness, and many will rejoice at his birth, 15 for he will be great before the Lord.         Luke 1:14,15

 

  • God loves to give good gifts.
  • Matthew 7:11 - How much more will your Father who is in heaven give good things!
  • James 1:17 – Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights…

 

 

16 And he will turn many of the children of Israel to the Lord their God,17 and he will go before him in the spirit and power of Elijah, to turn the hearts of the fathers to the children, and the disobedient to the wisdom of the just, to make ready for the Lord a people prepared.”

Luke 1:16-17

 

  • God is astonishingly generous.
    1. Romans 8:32 - He who did not spare His own son, how will He not also, along with him, graciously give us all things.
    2. God brings life to barren places. (Luke 1:25)

 

 

 

Christmas reveals God: The Generous Gift-Giver!!!