Sermon Outline, December 16, 2018, “Christmas Reveals God’s Power”
Christmas Reveals God’s Power
God specializes in the Ordinary!
God uses ordinary Places for Extraordinary things.
~ Matthew 19:26 And looking at them Jesus said to them, “With people this is impossible, but with God all things are possible.”
God uses ordinary People for Extraordinary purposes.
~ II Corinthians 5:17 Therefore if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creature; the old things passed away; behold, new things have come.
God specializes in Grace!
God’s Grace extends Proactively!
~ Ephesians 2:8 For by grace you have been saved through faith; and that not of yourselves, it is the gift of God;
~ Romans 3:24 being justified as a gift by His grace through the redemption which is in Christ Jesus;
God’s Grace extends a Free Gift!
~ Romans 6:23 For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.
God specializes in Obstacles!
God overcomes Fear with His Presence.
~ Matthew 28:20 teaching them to observe all that I commanded you; and lo, I am with you always, even to the end of the age.”
~ Hebrews 13:5 Make sure that your character is free from the love of money, being content with what you have; for He Himself has said, “I will never desert you, nor will I ever forsake you,”
God overcomes the Impossible with His Power!
~ Genesis 18:14 Is anything too difficult for the Lord? At the appointed time I will return to you, at this time next year, and Sarah will have a son.”
~ Numbers 11:23 The Lord said to Moses, “Is the Lord’s power limited? Now you shall see whether My word will come true for you or not.”
~ Jeremiah 32:17 ‘Ah Lord God! Behold, You have made the heavens and the earth by Your great power and by Your outstretched arm! Nothing is too difficult for You,
~ Ephesians 3:20 Now to Him who is able to do far more abundantly beyond all that we ask or think, according to the power that works within us,