Every Christmas we hear the familiar story—so well-known that we almost move our lips when we hear the words. There’s a virgin, a baby, a bewildered husband, a dirty manger, a few shepherds, some traveling magi, and ho hum…that’s all there is to it. Right?
Christmas represents the most magnificent message that’s ever been told, which so far exceeds the details we have memorized. Unfortunately, most people don’t pause to think about the significance of the message.
Yes, a baby boy was born to a virgin in a dirty stable. But this baby boy was not just any baby. He is God in the flesh—Immanuel, God with us. This message will explore the reason for Christ’s coming: God’s astonishing love.