Around Christmas, it is easy for us to spend time talking about the traditional stories many of us heard as children—Mary and Joseph in Bethlehem, No Room in the Inn, Shepherds and Angels, Wise Men and a Star.
However, each of those stories loses power if we don’t understand the words of the prophets leading up to them, and each of those stories lose power unless we understand the rest of the story of Jesus.
In this brief series, we will consider three kinds of prophecies from hundreds of years before Jesus was born that tell us the deeper meaning of Christmas and the fact that God became a man.
All Messages in this Series
01. His Birth
Pastor Jeff takes us 700 years before the birth of Christ to an ancient prophecy describing the incredible significance of the virgin birth. Speaker: Jeff Mikels :: Passage: Various View All Files at the Internet Archive
02. The Year of Favor
Pastor Jeff unlocks a Christmas passage that no one generally speaks about. However, Luke 4 and Isaiah 61-65 together give us a Christmas message with life-changing implications! Speaker: Jeff Mikels :: Passage: Various View All Files at the Internet Archive
03. His Burial and Resurrection
Special guest Reggie Alderman shows us the significance of the fact that Jesus didn’t stay in the grave but that he went all the way to the resurrection. Not only that, but he challenges us not to think of the message of Jesus like a baton in a relay race. It’s our responsibility to pass […]