Christmas for the Whole World
How does the Birth of Jesus give hope to all mankind?
Human Heredity - (vss. 1-17)
Son of David
Son of Abraham
The Hope of the World is anchored in the Old Testament
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
The lineage of Jesus answers the questions of
- Race in the plan of God
- Are we alone?
- How can I be helped with my sin?