What If Jesus Had Never Come?

Dec 25, 2016

Preacher: Tom Dunham

Category: Sermon

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What If Jesus Had Never Come?

 

 

And there are also many other things that Jesus did, which if they were written one by one, I suppose that even the world itself could not contain the books that would be written. Amen. John 21:25

 

“Most assuredly, I say to you, he who believes in Me, the works that I do he will do also; and greater works than these he will do because I go to My Father.” John 14:12

 

 

The four gospels – Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John – record a flurry of activity with Jesus:

  • Teachings …
  • Healings …
  • Turning water into wine …
  • Other miracles …
  • Raising the dead …
  • Mastery over the weather and nature …
  • Walking on water …
  • Feeding the thousands …
  • And much, much more! …

 

But what was recorded in the gospels is a ‘sampling’ (though very representative) of Jesus’ activities. Much more could’ve been written.

 

Also, Jesus said that His followers would do greater works – on top of what He did.

 

It’s been over 2,000 years since Jesus lived, died, and rose again. And the world has been changed – in life and landscape. So if Jesus had not come, the world would be unrecognizable to us today.

 

 

A very partial list: if Jesus had never come, there would be no:

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‘Assignment’: as you celebrate Christmas with your family today, share other ways in which this world would be different if Jesus hadn’t come.