The birth of Jesus calls for a response from individuals. In Matthew 2 we see a contrast between the response of the wise men from the east and the response of King Herod in Jerusalem. The question for you is, do you respond to Jesus more like the wise men or more like King Herod? Find out the answer in this week's sermon from Matthew 2:1-12.
Is the virgin birth of Jesus an important doctrine? If so, why? Find out why the virgin birth is necessary in this week's sermon.
Luke 1:26-38 | The Virgin Birth | Pastor Mike Hyatt | 30:07
_Christmas is about the birth of Jesus. But what was He born to do? Isaiah tells us what the Messiah would accomplish (Isaiah 61:1-3) and Jesus tell us He fulfills this (Luke 4:16-21). If you are poor and afflicted then this will be really good news for you.
Isaiah 61:1-3 | What was Jesus born to do | Pastor Mike Hyatt | 35:15
_Isaiah 40:1-11 | Prepare the way for the LORD | Pastor Mike Hyatt | 29:41
_In Isaiah 64 the prophet desires to see the Lord open the heavens and step down into this world. The chapter ends with a question, will the Lord act? Will He speak? Will He come down? The Lord does come down in the person of Jesus and dwells with His people and forgives them of their sins. Listen to see how Jesus is the fulfillment of Isaiah 64.
Isaiah 64 | Oh That You Would Rend the Heavens and Come Down | Pastor Mike Hyatt | 28:11