The Marvelous Gift

God’s Gracious Gifts—Part 2

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 problemno 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!

John 4:10
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.

Romans 6:23
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.

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