Sermon outline: This is an abbreviated outline with the complete sermon downloadable at the bottom of the post.
Text: Luke 2:1–7
Title: The Marvelous Gift…
Introduction: Have you ever heard the phrase, “Looks can be deceiving”?
Let’s take a closer look at this marvelous gift…
I. A Sovereign Decree–vs. 1–2
A. An unavoidable circumstance
B. An Unapproachable Ruler
II. A Special Destination—vs. 3–5
A. A prophesied city
B. A providing city
1. Bethlehem provided physical bread
2. Bethlehem provided spiritual Bread
III. A Supernatural Delivery—vs. 6–7
A. The picture
1. The son of Mary
2. The Son of God
B. The prophecy—swaddling clothes–verse 7
C. The problem—no room in the inn
1. The materialistic man has no room
2. The intellectual man has no room
3. The religious man has no room
Conclusion: Don’t shut God out, He wants to give you a free gift!
Jesus answered and said unto her, If thou knewest the gift of God, and who it is that saith to thee, Give me to drink; thou wouldest have asked of him, and he would have given thee living water.
For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.
2 Corinthians 9:15
Thanks be unto God for his unspeakable gift.