Sermon Notes December 19, 2021

Jesus’ Birth

“What You Thought You Knew About…” 

 

Isaiah 53:2, “He grew up before Him like a tender shoot, and like a root out of dry ground. He had no beauty or majesty to attract us to Him, nothing in His appearance that we should desire Him.  

See Luke 2:1-12. 

When Was Jesus Born? 

1. A Census was going on.  

2. Shepherds where out in their fields  

3. December 25th Was Already a holiday called Saturnalia 

How Could Jesus Fulfill All Those Prophecies?  

4. The New Testament Authors Altered the Details so it looks as if Jesus fulfilled these prophecies. 

5. Jesus Maneuvered to meet the requirements of the Prophecies.

 6. Jesus actually fulfilled each and every prophecy because He was the Messiah. 

What Does this Say About God? God is… 

7. Humble.    

8. Approachable. 

9. One who favors the Underdog.

10. Courageous