Christmas for the Whole World | Matthew 1:1-23

December 26, 2021 ()

Bible Text: Matthew 1:1–23 |

Series:

Christmas for the Whole World

Matthew 1:1–23

How does the Birth of Jesus give hope to all mankind?

1. Genealogy

Human Heredity - (vss. 1-17)

Son of David

Son of Abraham

The Hope of the World is anchored in the Old Testament

3 Parts

Abraham to David - God's Sovereign Grace in the World

David to Exile in Bablyon - God's Singular Purpose in OT History

Exile to Jesus - God's Saving Work in the World

Divine Heredity (vss. 18-25)

Isaiah 7:14 Therefore the Lord himself shall give you a sign; Behold, a virgin shall conceive, and bear a son, and shall call his name Immanuel.

Jesus is the Virgin Born , Son of God

2. Names

Jesus

Christ

Immanuel

The lineage of Jesus answers the questions of

  1. Race in the plan of God
  2. Are we alone?
  3. How can I be helped with my sin?

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