DIFFERENT THAN WE THINK
JESUS TURNS WATER INTO WINE
He revealed His glory and His disciples put their faith in Him.
JESUS CLEANSES THE TEMPLE
He really doesn’t like sin and greed.
NICODEMUS VISITS JESUS
THREE KEY EVENTS
Baptized by John.
Mark 1:9 Matthew 28:19-20 Romans 6:1-5
Empowered by the Holy Spirit.
Mark 1:10-12 John 16:7
Tested by Satan.
THREE LIFE LESSONS
It’s not a sin to be tempted.
LIFE LESSONS LEARNED AT CHRISTMAS
Matthew 1-2 and Luke 1-2
MISSING THE OBVIOUS
2 Timothy 3:16-17
PRACTICAL LESSONS FROM MATTHEW & LUKE
The Star and Wise Men
The God who pursues us.
Keep your eye on the goal!
Not What You Would Expect…
Matthew 1 Luke 2 Psalm 32:1-5
The reason for the season is the forgiveness of sin.
The result should be a relationship with God based on forgiveness and freedom.
HE CAME IN THE DARKNESS
Luke 1 & 2
Luke 1 & 2
THREE THINGS WE DON’T WANT TO MISS
These were incredibly dark days for ________________.
These were incredibly dark days for _______________________________.
When God finally …
WHO IS HE?
FOUR ACCOUNTS OF JESUS
Written to ________: Jesus is the promised ________________.
Matthew 1:1, 17-18
Written to ____________: Jesus is the _____________________.
Mark 1:1, 9-11, 15:39
Written to _____________: Jesus was a real _________, …
1. It's a decision and an action. Philippians 4:4-7
2. It's an act of humility. Deuteronomy 8:10-17
3. It draws us closer to God. Romans 1:21
4. It's God's will.
1 Thessalonians 5:18
A VICTORIOUS LIFE
1 Corinthians 15:57
GUESS WHO IS THE KING?
Matthew 2:1-2 Luke 23:1-3
WHAT TO EXPECT WHEN FOLLOWING THE KING:
Joshua 1:8-9 John 14:23-24
Matthew 7:21-27 Acts 5:29
Luke 24:17-21 Joshua …
A Life Changing Event
Question: What Do You Want Me To Do For You?
I. Jesus: The Perfect Physician
II. The Patient
Question: Do You Want To Get Well?
III. Our Choice
Question: Do You Want …
1 Peter 2:17
WHY TREAT EVERYONE WITH RESPECT?
Because God made everybody. Psalms 8:5
Because Jesus died for everyone. 1 Peter 1:18-19
Because it shows I know God. 1 John 4:8
Because I’ll get …