Christmas Sermon from Pastor Ryan- 12/25/16

Key Text

Matthew 1:20-23

Main Points

  1. Jesus entered into the experience of the oppressed people

  2. Jesus has asked us to love others as He loved us.

  3. Use this holiday season as an opportunity to enter someone else's experience and meet them exactly where they are.

Focus Questions

  1. Have I spent more time victimizing Christianity instead of loving others?

  2. How can I love people more or better this Christmas even if I have already been doing a good job of it?

  3. How can I be less defensive and more loving with others who disagree with me?