THE ANGELS: SPEAKING & SINGING (2:8-14)
Four things for us to remember about Christmas: (10-14)
1) Don't fear on Christmas (10a)
"Christmas isn't about fear, but faith."
2) Remember the point of it all (10b)
"Christmas is God giving away the best gift, that will bless any & all who embrace it"
3) Christmas is about Christ (11)
4) Christmas comes with a sight to see (12)
"Christmas is the starting point, not the ending point"
Response #1 - TALK ABOUT CHRISTMAS TO OTHERS.
Response #2 - WORSHIP THE LORD THIS CHRISTMAS.
THE SHEPHERDS: SEEKING & SHARING (2:15-20)
Response #3 - SEEK THE SAVIOR PERSONALLY THIS CHRISTMAS.
"Christmas is not just a season on that passes on the calendar, but a life changing point"
Response #4 - SHARE JESUS THIS CHRISTMAS
Response #5 - SOME WILL ONLY MARVEL THIS CHRISTMAS
"Your marvel at Christmas must turn to moving toward the Christ of Christmas."
"Christmas doesn't relieve you of responsibility in life. It refreshes you to do your work better in the coming days."
How will you respond to Christmas?