First Baptist Church Statesboro
When Christmas Isn’t Easy
December 6, 2020
Main Scripture Reference(s)
Matthew 1:18-25

When Christmas Isn’t Easy

December 6, 2020 / Matthew 1:18-25

When Christmas Isn’t Easy

Matthew 1:18-25

Main Thing to Know:

Can the of Christmas be a of life?

1. What makes Christmas Difficult? (v. 18-19)

news

circumstances

problems

2. How should we respond? (v. 20-25)

(1) Trust God’s

For My thoughts are not your thoughts, nor are your ways My ways, says the Lord. For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are My ways higher than your ways, and My thoughts than your thoughts. (Isaiah 55:8-9)

God’s Plans are

than we imagined

than we wanted

And we know that all things work together for good to those who love God, to those who are called according to His purpose. (Romans 8:28)

 

(2) Trust God’s

For unto us a Child is born, unto us a Son is given . . . and His name will be called Wonderful, Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. (Isaiah 9:6)

How to show your trust in God:

for help

bitterness & hurt

on Christ

 

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