Jesus’ Birth Announcement

December 6, 2020 Speaker: Jay Pound Series: The Miracle of Christmas

Scripture: Luke 1:26–38

 Recap: Is God finally moving to fulfill his promises?

2 Proclamations about Jesus:

  • You will call him Jesus (31)
    • Jesus/Joshua = Yeshua = “Yahweh Saves
    • In Jesus, God himself has come to save his people
  • God will give him the throne of his father David (32)
    • God promised to establish David’s throne forever (2 Sam 7)
    • Jesus will (does) rule over Israel forever (33)

Conclusion: Keeper of Unlikely Promises

  • In Jesus, God kept his promises to Israel
  • Therefore, God can be trusted to keep his promises to us

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