LOOKING FOR THE INCARNATION AM & PM
Delivered By
Dr Tom Hover
Delivered On
December 18, 2022
Central Passage
Matthew 2:1-12
Subject
LOOKING FOR THE INCARNATION 
Description

LOOKING FOR THE INCARNATION 
Scripture Text: Matthew 2:1-12
Introduction: Matthew 7:7-8 

I. WE MUST LOOK WILLINGLY 
Matthew 2:1-2     
 
II. WE MUST SEARCH CAREFULLY 
Matthew 2:3-8 

III. WE MUST HOPE EXPECTANTLY
Matthew 2:9-11   

IV. WE MUST GIVE ABUNDANTLY
Matthew2:11  

The Wise Men Gifts:
1. Gold - Speaks of His Royalty and Deity       
2. Frankincense - Speaks of His Mediator-ship and Power. It would also be symbolic of purity of life; a sweet-smelling savor.     
3. Myrrh - Speaks of His Sacrificial Death. Myrrh is bitter and would show the bitter death of Christ to come. 

V. WE MUST CHANGE RADICALLY
Matthew 2:12  

Conclusion: The First Christmas Eve- It is a Conversation of The Divine Trinity Hebrew 10:5-7
“You can never truly enjoy Christmas until you can look up into the Father’s face and tell him you have received his Christmas gift.”


EVENING SERVICE 6 PM

PART 2
EIGHT CHARACTERISTICS OF GIVERS HONORED BY GOD 
Text: Acts 3

NUMBER ONE: God blesses people who are doing the right things. Acts 3:1

NUMBER TWO: God blesses people who are willing to be interrupted. Acts 3:2-3

NUMBER THREE: God blesses people who pay attention to needs. Acts 3:4

NUMBER FOUR: God blesses people who inspire hope in others. Acts 3:4-5

NUMBER FIVE: God blesses people who use what they have. 
Acts 3:6

NUMBER SIX: God blesses people who realize their source of giving is from God. Acts 3:6

NUMBER SEVEN: God blesses people who are willing to try and trust God to do the rest. Acts 3:7

NUMBER EIGHT: God blesses people who want God to receive the glory in their giving. Acts 3:8-16

 

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