The True Gift of Christmas

December 24, 2022 Pastor: Bryan Glisson Series: Christmas Conspiracy

Scripture: Matthew 1:18–21

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“The True Gift of Christmas”
Matthew 1:18-21; Other Passages

Introduction: How can a baby born 2000 years ago on the other side of the world bring the world to a stop, because it was no ordinary baby. What was God conspiring to do through this Baby? The Bible says, "God loved the world so much that He gave (He sent) His Son."

Jesus Was Sent To Forgive Our Past and Give Us a New Start (2 Corinthians 5:17, 21)

Jesus Was Sent That We Might Live in the Present in Peace (Isaiah 7:14) (Isaiah 9:6)

Jesus Was Sent To Fulfill A Promise For Our Future

Jesus said, 
“There is plenty of room for you in my Father’s home.
If that weren’t so,
would I have told you that I’m on my way
to get a room (mansion) ready for you?
And if I’m on my way to get your room ready,
I’ll come back and get you
so you can live where I live.”    
(John 14:2-3—The Message)

Application: Have you received God's Christmas gift of Jesus?

Dear God,

I know that I am sinner
I want to receive your gifts of
a forgiven past
a future guarantee of eternal life. 

Today I am making a commitment
to turn from my sins
and turn to your Son, Jesus
believing that He came to die for my sin. 

In Jesus Name, Amen



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Communion Instructions

This evening, we will be observing Communion in a different and
special way.

So when the pastor releases you to partake in communion:

Step 1—Spend a few moments in prayer as God prepares your heart.

Step 2—There are several tables stationed throughout the room where you and your family may
approach for Communion when you see an open spot at a table.

Step 3—Once you arrive at the
table, take a communion wafer, dip once into the juice, and immediately consume. 

Step 4—Return to your seat.


Holiday Schedule

Christmas Day 12/25:—No Activities

Monday 12/26 & Tuesday 12/27:—The Church Office will be closed for the Christmas Holiday.  If you need a pastor during this time, please call the Crisis Line at 704-349-3000.

Wednesday 12/28:—No Activities



New Year's Day

Sunday—January 1st
One Gathering at 10:00am, Normal Pre K Schedule, No other activities.


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Clubhouse Kids Ministry

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warehouse247 Student Ministry

Wednesday 5:30-7:45pm.  A Worship Gathering just for middle and high school students.  Cafe/Games/Worship/Teaching

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