Outline Number 13

 

Christmas Meditations

 

Meditation 1

 

Fear not!

Joseph (Mt 1:19-21)

                        Your confusions will be cleared.

Zacharias (Lk 1:13)

                        Your prayer is heard.

Mary (Lk 1:30)

                        Your lowly state is regarded.

Shepherds (Lk 2:10)

                        You are given a Saviour.

 

Meditation 2

Joseph

        An upright man                         (Mt 1:19)

        A considerate man                    (Mt 1:19)

        An obedient man                      (Mt 1:24)

        A self-controlled man               (Mt 1:25)

        A God-guided man                  (Mt 2:13,14,19-22)

        A sincere citizen                       (Lk 2:1-5)

        A Scripture-follower                (Lk 2:22-24,41)

 

Meditation 3

 

God's love: "God so loved the world" (Jn 3:16)

        The height of God's love:

                    "He gave His only begotten Son"

        The width of God's love:

                    "whoever believes in Him''

        The depth of God's love:

                    "should not perish"

        The length of God's love:

                    "but have everlasting life "

 

Meditation 4

The Song of Mary (Lk 1:46-55)

Meditation 5

Mary is not to be worshipped.

                    he did not worship her (Lk 1:28,29)

                    she did not worship her (Lk 1:42)

                    they did not worship Mary (Lk 2:17,20)

                    they did not worship Mary (Mt 2:11)

 

Meditation 6

Experiencing the impossible

 

''With God nothing will be impossible" (Lk 1:37).

 

How to experience this promise :

Lessons from MaryŚ

Accept the Lordship of Jesus Christ.

           (Lk 1:38a)

Submit to the Authority of God's Word.

           (Lk 1:38b)

Receive the Power of the Holy Spirit.

           (Lk 1:35)

 

Meditation 7

O Come, let us adore Him!

 

Meditation 8

Guidance

Meditation 9

Preach Christ to all!

 

Meditation 10

How to serve Christ

Worship Him

                        with utmost reverence (Mt 2:11a)

Offer to Him

                        your best gifts (Mt 2:1lb)

Proclaim Him

                        with the greatest urgency (Lk 2:15-18)

Meditation 11

Christmas & Calvary