Forward in Motion

Forward in Motion

Sermon Series:  Christmas in Focus
Sermon Title:  Forward in Motion
Sermon Scripture: Hebrews 12:1-2, Luke 1:26-38
Big Idea:  Christ in focus this Christmas requires us to remember, unload, and stick to the plan.

Here’s what we know…

Luke 1:26-27

  1. A virgin named Mary was betrothed to a man named Joseph, who was from the line of David.
    1. Isaiah 7:14
    2. Jeremiah 23:5

Luke 1:28-30

  1. The Lord was with her and she found favor with God.
    1. Genesis 6:7-8
    2. Exodus 33:17

Luke 1:31-33

  1. Mary will give birth to the Son of God.
    1. Isaiah 7:14
    2. Matthew 1:21-23

Luke 1:34-35

  1. The birth of Jesus was a miracle.
    1. Isaiah 7:14

Luke 1:36-37

  1. Nothing is impossible with God.
    1. Isaiah 43:13
    2. Daniel 4:35

Luke 1:38

  1. Mary obeyed.

Here’s what we speculate…

Mary was a teenager who probably dealt with persecution in carrying a baby that was not her husband to be’s child.

Hebrews 11:1-3,6,10,13

Hebrews 12:1-2

Therefore, make a decision, with precision, to get on mission.