BECAUSE OF CHRISTMAS . . . WE KNOW GOD LOVES US!
Sermon Series: Message #1
Dr. Charles Hill — Trinity Fellowship Church
Sunday, Date 1, 2018
Ephesians 3:17-19 (NIV)
17 “. . . And I pray that you, being rooted and established in love, 18 may have power, together with all the Lord’s holy people, to grasp how wide and long and high and deep is the love of Christ,19 and to know this love that surpasses knowledge—that you may be filled to the measure of all the fullness of God.”
Ephesians 3:17b-19 (NIV)
1. GOD LOVES YOU.
17 “. . . And I pray that you, being rooted and established in love . . . ”
Ephesians 3:17 (NIV)
2. GOD LOVES YOU PERSONALLY.
11 Today in the town of David a Savior has been born to YOU.”
Luke 2:11 (NIV)
3. GOD LOVES YOU WITHOUT LIMIT.
17 “. . . And I pray that you, being rooted and established in love, 18 may have power . . . to grasp how wide and long and high and deep is the love of Christ.”
Ephesians 3:17b-18 (NIV)
“5 In your relationships with one another, have the same mindset as Christ Jesus:6 Who, being in very nature God, did not consider equality with God something to be used to his own advantage; 7 rather, he made himself nothing by taking the very nature of a servant, being made in human likeness. 8 And being found in appearance as a man, he humbled himself by becoming obedient to death—even death on a cross!”
Philippians 2:5-8 (NIV)
4. GOD’S LOVE HAS BECOME VISIBLE.
15 “. . . the shepherds said to one another, “Let’s go to Bethlehem and see this thing that has happened, which the Lord has told us about.” 16 So they hurried off and found Mary and Joseph, and the baby, who was lying in the manger. 17 When they had seen him, they spread the word concerning what had been told them about this child, 18 and all who heard it were amazed at what the shepherds said to them.”
Luke 2:15-18 (NIV)
“See what great love the Father has lavished on us, that we should be called children of God! And that is what we are!”
1 John 3:1 (NIV)