Luke 2:1-20: Jesus is born!
I) Mary gave birth to Jesus.
A) God used a _________ census to fulfill the prophesy in Micah 5:2.
B) It was a __________________ situation.
C) Bethlehem was crowded so all the ____________ rooms of Joseph’s relatives were taken.
D) Mary placed Jesus in a ____________ where the animals were kept.
E) It reminds us how God often works in our lives - in the dreary places!
II) The angels announce the good news to the shepherds
A) The angel brought God’s light and the shepherds were _________.
B) The Shepherds were afraid because God’s glory revealed their own ________!
C) The angel assured them there is no reason to fear because the ____________ has been born.
D) The angels burst out in songs of praise of God’s glory and ________.
III) Shepherds respond in faith!
A) They go and ______________ the infant Savior.
B) They tell ________________ the good news!
IV) Mary pondered and stored up these things in her heart.
V) Questions we should wrestle with today.
A) Has God’s light caused you to see the truth about yourself and your sin and caused a healthy fear?
B) When you become aware of your sin, where do you turn?
C) Does this Savior’s work cause you to give him praise and tell others about him?
D) What are the things that God has done in your life that you need to store up and remember?