God came to earth as a human being in the person of
Jesus Christ and willingly laid down His perfect life for
sinful mankind. He assumed full responsibility for all our
sins and took the punishment that we deserved.
Christ has not only spoken to us by
His life, but has also spoken for us by
God gave us life; the Spirit of life; newness of life; eternal
life and abundant life because of the depth of His loving-
kindness and sweetest compassion.
None of us is beyond the reach
of God’s saving grace.
All have sinned and fall short of the glory of
Jesus has existed as One with the Father since the
beginning... before time and before anything was created.
Jesus' life did not begin at the moment of conception.
Jesus came into the world from pre-existence. Jesus is the
only baby born into this world who existed before His
John 1:1; 17:5
Jesus' human birth was a unique
experience... never replicated on any
Jesus is God, the Son,
manifested in the flesh,
justified in the Spirit, sent by
God, the Father, to dwell
Immanuel - God is with us.
God is universally present in person, in understanding,
and in power at all times.
When Joseph learned that Mary
was pregnant, he did not know
the supernatural circumstances
surrounding the conception.
Matthew said that when Joseph found out that
Mary was pregnant he, being a righteous man,
did not want to disgrace her. Joseph planned
to send her away, secretly; however, God
intervened. An angel of God appeared to
Joseph in a dream and told him not to be
afraid to marry Mary,
as the Child conceived in her
was an act of the Spirit of God,
in the womb of a virgin. The
Child she carried was the
Son of God.
GOD IS OUR
"... the things which are impossible
with men are possible with God."
God arranged the orbits of the
earth and the moon so that the
earth would come between the
sun and the moon periodically
and eclipse the light of the
This same God,
the orbits of the
earth... the sun
and the moon...
also used Mary,
young woman, to
aid in the birth of
His only begotten
"She will bear a Son; and
you shall call His name
for He will save His people
from their sins."
All of this took place to fulfill what was
spoken by God through the prophet.
The Bible prophesied hundreds of years in
advance, before the birth of Christ, the
coming of God's Son.
"God with us"
was the baby’s distinctive identity.
It was foretold, by Isaiah, Jesus would be born
of a virgin.
The Bible teaches that God
Almighty, the God of possibilities,
was supernaturally conceived
in the womb of a virgin.
Luke's gospel relates Mary's encounter
with the angel Gabriel, who explained that
God will bring an unexpected addition into
her family. He will be great, and will be
called the Son of the Highest.
Then Mary said to the angel, 'How can
this be, since I do not know a man?' And
the angel answered and said to her, the
Holy Spirit will place God's Son in
A simple peace and composure guided
the exchange between Mary and Gabriel.
Scripture teaches that God
Almighty allowed Himself
to be supernaturally conceived
in the womb of a virgin.
This is the same God of all possibilities
Who put the sun, moon, and stars in the sky.
Think about it...
this same God has the
power to place the promised
One in a virgin’s womb.
Let us be reminded...
a miracle is an event that would be
impossible by natural law, but is brought
to pass by
the supernatural power
Nothing is impossible with
The gospels of both Matthew and Luke place
the birth of Jesus in Bethlehem.
God's promise came to earth
in an unadorned package of human innocence,
without any ostentatious boastfulness or vanity.
Jesus was born in an obscure
village, in Bethlehem, in a stable,
to a virgin. The promised one
entered human life while still
being totally divine.
The idea of the humanity of Jesus co-existing
with His supreme divinity is difficult for
some to comprehend, but God does not
always do things the way we would do them...
God is God.
Mary is a model believer. She took God
at His word. God's choice of Mary to carry
His only begotten Son comes from God's grace...
not from any intrinsic asset that Mary possessed.
Mary did not ask for or seek this role in God's
plans; God simply stepped into Mary's life and
brought her into His service. Mary's distinction
was her faithfulness.
Mary should be recognized, not
worshiped, for her model of
faithfulness and her receptiveness
to serve God.
We can never fully comprehend God's
whole being. Our limited faculties are
incapable of defining or fathoming the
greatness of God. God's majesty far
exceeds anything we can comprehend.
God's greatness, power, grace, holiness,
thoughts, ways,justice, wisdom, and God's past,
present, and future judgments are perfect and
beyond our perception.
God is beyond and greater than what any
of us can know or understand. God is Infinitely
above anything and everything we can attempt
to discern or express.
God who is larger than the universe... created
and sustains the whole world!
This same God... humbling
Himself... became an embryo
bound in flesh.
His nourishment was from a young virgin.
Jesus Christ, God the Son, was
born in a manger.
The complexity of the unusual conception and
birth of Jesus Christ, the Holy One of God, is
one of the Bible's most amazing miracles.
Jesus was born in Bethlehem,
“O Bethlehem Ephrathah, you are but a
small Judean village, yet you will be the
birthplace of my King Who is alive from
everlasting ages past!”
Jesus entered into this world
in a lowly manner.
Jesus went from the throne of heaven...
to being born in a stable and laying in a
long open box or trough that horses and
cattle used to eat and drink water from.
Jesus went from the presence
of angelsto a humble structure
filled with animals!
Jesus was Servant of all, and He went about
doing good. However, when He came to
visit His hometown of Nazareth, He was
rejected by both the people in His own
hometown and His own family members.
He came to His own people to set up the
promised kingdom of God, but His own
people rejected Him and His hometown
of Nazareth gave Him little or no respect.
Jesus was poor; He was despised; He was
tempted; He was persecuted; He suffered
physical pain; and He endured the sorrows
of a prolonged and most atrocious death...
on the cross.
Jesus faced all the same kinds of
trials and tests we are subjected
to... and more.
Because Jesus had these human
experiences... He could
sympathize and empathize with
our weaknesses, struggles, and
Jesus has been there and gone through it all.
Jesus is fully aware of and sensitive to... the
feelings, thoughts, and experiences we now
Jesus' humanity enabled Him
to sympathize with our human
frailties in ways others never
Jesus lived a human life, but He did not
possess a sin nature as we do. He grew up
in still another village called Nazareth,
where He worked as a carpenter until
He was thirty years of age. Then for
three years He was a wandering
Jesus was tempted, but never sinned.
Because Jesus did not have a human father...
He did not inherit a sin nature. He
possessed the divine nature from God,
His Heavenly Father.
Jesus was introduced by a
messenger, as foretold.
🤔 Some people are so bound up with jealousy,
envy, greed and self-righteousness... they can
not bring themselves to see the truth. These people
knew Jesus came from God, but they were so
bound up with legalism and religiosity that their
eyes were blinded to the truth that Jesus was
The beautiful healings that were performed
by Jesus Christ were twisted into something
They labeled Jesus a blasphemer and sinner
Who made Himself to be equal with God,
which infuriated the religious leaders of
the day. For this reason, they sought all
the more to kill Jesus.
They spat in Jesus' face, struck Him with their
clenched fists on His temples and tormented Him.
Others slapped Him with the open palm of their
hands. They blindfolded Him and cursed Him.
Jesus was even beaten by some of the council.
They too, ridiculed Jesus. He was falsely
accused by so-called witnesses, unjustly
condemned by His judges, and insulted by
all. They continued to strike Jesus and even
beat Him with a whip before He was
This was the greatest contempt and most
disgraceful punishment which could
possibly be shown.
Jesus died on the cross for us all... even the
very same people who crucified Him.
So... by Jesus' own words, He offers this proof,
"The Son of Man is going to be delivered into
the hands of men, and they will kill Him. And
when He is killed, after three days
He will rise."
The Romans led Jesus to a place called
Golgotha which means Place of a Skull.
One of the soldiers pierced Jesus' side with
a spear, and blood and water flowed out.
"The enemy, this gang of evil men, circles Me
like a pack of dogs." When the soldiers had
crucified Jesus, they put his garments into
four piles, one for each of them. But they
said, “Let’s not tear up His robe,” for it was
seamless.“Let’s throw dice to see who
This fulfilled the Scripture that says,
“They divided My clothes among them
and cast lots for My robe."
According to John 4:10, it is not
our love for God:
it is God's love for us in sending
His Son to be the way to take
away our sins.
Jesus would suffer crucifixion.
Jesus saved man. Jesus is grace, love,
compassion, forbearance, patience, humility,
care, and tolerance. So much of the work
Jesus did was the redemption of man.
As for His disposition, it was one of compassion
and love, and because He was compassionate
and loving, He had to be nailed to the cross
Jesus endured the cross.
As He hung on the cross, the judgment and
wrath of God was poured out on Him instead
of on us.
Jesus was born into this world,
taking on human flesh,
for one purpose.
Jesus was the only person in
the history of the world who
was born to die.
All people die, but death is not our life’s
They pounded the nails through
Jesus' hands and feet.
They set up the cross and
hung Jesus there.
Each of the prophecies were fulfilled
precisely,although, predicted hundreds
of years before time.
The most compelling and dramatic example
of sacrifice and substitution for our punishment
is... Jesus' blood shed on the cross for us.
The Romans murdered the Son of God.
When Christ died on the cross,
He paid the price for our sin.
May we bless Jesus' Name, and proclaim Christ
as Sovereign over life and death!
Under normal conditions, a person’s greatest
accomplishments are completed while he
or she is still alive, but think about what
Jesus achieved through His death.
Christ has not only spoken
to us by His life, but has also
spoken for us by His death.
Jesus offered up Himself
in His entirety.
Jesus was saying, "Yes, I'm the Messiah,
the King, but I came not to live, but to die.
I'm not here to take power, but to lose it;
I'm here not to rule, but to serve.
And that's how I'm going to defeat evil and
put everything right."
“Then I will pour out the spirit of grace and prayer
on all the people of Jerusalem. They will look on
Him they pierced, and mourn for Him as for
an only son, and grieve bitterly for Him as
for an oldest child who died.
“In a moment of weakness we may cry out,
‘No one knows what it is like. No one
But the Son of God perfectly
knows and understands,
for He has felt and bore our burdens
“and because of His infinite and eternal sacrifice...
He has perfect empathy
and can extend to us His arm of mercy.”
Jesus became the Sacrificial Lamb and faced
an agonizing death because of you and me.
Jesus was the final, perfect sacrifice that
satisfied forever God's wrath against sin
Jesus' divine nature made Him
fit for the work of Redeemer;
His human body allowed Him
to shed the blood necessary to
As humans with a sin nature... we could never
pay such a debt. We could never meet the
requirements to become the sacrifice for the
sins of the whole world.
If Jesus were merely a good
man, as some claim, then He
had a sin nature and was not
If this had been the case... Jesus' death
and resurrection would not have had the
power to save us.
Because Jesus was and is God
in the flesh, Jesus alone could
pay the debt...that we owed
Sooner or later, all of us will need the Savior.
We all make mistakes we cannot resolve. We
will all experience losses we cannot recover,
and face pains, persecution, tragedies, burdens,
and disappointments we cannot handle alone.
The Good News is...
we don’t have to handle any of them alone.
Let us always remember and never forget:
No matter who you are or who you were...
"God is with us."
May we return to the Word and tell our
children about the price Jesus Christ paid
for our salvation.
The Greatest Man in
history... His Name is
In spite of all that Jesus went through,
three days later, the boulder
that formerly sealed the tomb...
had been rolled away from the
tomb. The body was gone!
Only the grave linens were found in the
tomb. Critics and followers of Jesus
agreed that the tomb was empty and the
body was gone.
The Resurrection of Jesus
is important for many
It witnesses the immense power of
God Himself. In resurrecting Jesus
from the grave, God reminds us of
His absolute sovereignty over
life and death.
Jesus' victory over death and the grave
won the victory for everyone who puts
their trust in Him.
(John 1:12; 1 Corinthians 15:3-4, 17)
To believe in the resurrection is to
believe in God.
God is all powerful, and
God has the power to raise
It was impossible for death
to keep its hold on Jesus.
He was buried in a tomb, yet,
He lives today.
When Jesus Christ rose from the grave, He
broke the power of sin and death in the
lives of all who believe.
“Death has been swallowed up in
Jesus' supreme evidence of deity was His own
resurrection from the dead.
Several times in the course of His life, Jesus
predicted the way He would be killed and
affirmed that three days later...
He would rise from the
dead... and He did!
Only God who created life can resurrect it
after death. Only God can reverse the
hideousness that is death itself. Only God
can remove the sting and gain the victory
over the grave.
1 Corinthians 15:54-55
God became Man, died for
our sins, and was resurrected
the third day. The grave could
not hold Him.
The Resurrection brings life meaning,
direction, and the opportunity to start over...
regardless of our circumstances.
Jesus had no servants;
yet they called Him
Jesus washing the feet of the
disciples was the display of His
humility and His servanthood.
Jesus Teaches Truth.
Jesus had no degree;
yet, they called Jesus
Jesus had no medicines;
yet, they called Jesus
Jesus healed every disease and sickness
among the people.
Jesus had no army; yet,
kings feared Jesus.
Jesus won no military battles;
Jesus conquered the
Jesus committed no crime; yet,
they crucified Him.
Jesus was buried in a tomb; yet,
He lives, today!
It was impossible for death to keep its hold
- Acts 2:24
When problems try to bury you
on Friday, always remember
and never forget, Sunday is
on the way!
May we always remember and
commemorate the death and
our Friend, Leader, Guide,
our King, our Well-spring
of Life, the Light, our Savior
Who can save the
sinner, heal the hurting and rescue
The love of God for mankind appeared in
the person ofthe Lord Jesus Christ Who,
went up on the cross without the slightest
self-regard, laid down His life for the sin
and redemption of the whole of mankind.
Jesus Christ stretched wide His arms of love
and willingly gave up His life for His friends...
for you and for me.
The effort to seek God is
a gift from God.
May we all wholeheartedly
continue to seek after Him.
Jesus did for us... what we could not do
When our Savior cried out from the cross,
“It is finished”
our sin debt was forever paid in full.
Jesus Christ saved us from a horrible,
Christ’s finished work on the cross
saved us from eternal separation from
God, and it also saved us from the
power that our lower nature currently
has over us in this life.
Once we accept Christ, His Spirit lives
in us, and we are no longer controlled
by the flesh. This freedom makes it possible
for us to say “no” to our lower
nature and overcome our
enslavement to the wicked and
unrighteous desires of the flesh.
Praise God, Christ conquered
Satan and sin... on the Cross and
saved us from eternal separation
Thank You Father for Your Love towards me,
and for the abundance of Your gift of Life,
which is simply through faith in the Person
of the Lord Jesus and His work on the cross.
When our Savior cried out from the cross,
“It is finished”
our sin debt was forever
paid in full.
May we never forget the price Christ paid for
our sin, for we were not redeemed with
perishable things like silver or gold, but with
His precious blood.
Jesus is fully God and fully man, but He chose
to set aside His heavenly glory and come to
earth in the form of a man, and live the perfect
life the Father wants all of His people to live -
a life totally dependent on HIM; a life that
listens to His voice; a life that obeys His voice;
a life that is walking in spirit and truth; a life
that dies to self and lives for Him - a life that is
willing to say NOT my will but Thine be done,
so the Father may be revealed.
Thank You, Father that Jesus came to earth
and turned ourbitterness into sweetness
and saved us by grace. May we keep low
at the cross and broken before You.
May we live our lives in a way that is pleasing
to God so that through us God's life-giving
love may stream out to those who are lost and
Jesus not only spoke about love, He provided
powerful actions to match His teachings. John 13
offers a clear example in which Jesus washed the
feet of His disciples to teach them to serve one
another in humility. His death on the cross offered
the most powerful evidence of love "in deed and
in truth." He endured suffering, ridicule, and death
from those who should have recognized Him as
the Messiah. Yet, His actions also included His
resurrection, offering love in action that changed
the course of history.
Jesus lived and endured this world in human
form. Jesus taught and loved others, while
pointing them to the Father. Jesus then
conquered death, hell, and the grave.
‘Let us fix our eyes on...
the Author and Perfecter
of our faith.
Christ gave His perfect life
for sinful mankind.
He assumed full responsibility for all
our sins and took the punishment that
We have been saved by grace through
believing. May we never lose sight of
Christ’s triumph on the Cross.
Jesus shines forth the radiance of the glory
of God, for He is the exact image of the
essence of God, and upholds all things by
the word of His power. He is the visible
representation of the glorious, eternal,
invisible God, who has invited us all to
Christ calls all to draw close to Him. He alone
can lift the heavy yoke of the bondage of sin
and set the captives free. And Jesus'
invitation is open to all who will believe on
''Come To Me,"
is an invitation for the broken-hearted
soul and the burdened sinner.
just as you are.
Come unto Me, all you who labour and are
heavy laden, and I will give you rest. This
promise of rest that Jesus offers is a rest that
He freely gives. It cannot be earned or purchased.
The rest He offers is freely available as God’s gift
of grace. It is true rest for the soul and perfect
peace in our heart. This offer is to whosoever will
COME to Him for salvation.
The invitation to
"Come" is from Jesus...
and contains no limitations
Jesus will turn no one away.