Yesterday was “Christmas on Main”. Thanks to those who helped! One of the purposes of our outreach was to share the real meaning of Christmas with those who might not know.

When Jesus was born there were several people who learned the real meaning of Christmas.

  • Mary and Joseph
  • Zacharias and Elizabeth
  • The Shepherds and those they told
  • The Wise Men
  • Simeon
  • Anna

There were a couple of Old Testament Prophets who were told about Christmas

Isaiah 7:14, Isaiah 9:6, Micah 5:2

Recently, it dawned on me that, King David, of all people learned something about Christmas. He didn’t learn a lot of detail, but he learned enough to have great hope. 

God Has a Better Plan – 2 Samuel 7:1-11

Vs. 11 – “I will make you a house.”

Isaiah 55:8-9, Romans 8:28 

God has a Better Promise – 2 Samuel 7:12-15

There was always someone qualified to sit on the throne until Jesus came.                                            Matthew 1:1-17 – Legal right,

Luke 3:23-38 – birth right (blood descendant). 

John 3:16 – Greatest Promise we have! 

God has a Better Person – 2 Samuel 7:16, Luke 1:30-35, Isaiah 53:5-6, 1 Corinthians 15:3-4, Jeremiah 33:15-16 

God Gives a Better Permanence – 2 Samuel 7:16, Luke 1:33 

God Gets the Greatest Praise – 2 Samuel 7:20-29, Revelation 5:8-14