Unto You is born
And the angel
them, Fear not: for, behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy,
which shall be to all
people. For unto
you is born this
day in the city of David a Saviour, which is Christ the Lord.
1. The birth was of a
angels appeared the
shepherds were told that the birth of Jesus was for
Some 2000 years later the message is still the
birth of Jesus is for all people, and that includes us now in
21st. century, why?
forth a son, and thou shalt call his name JESUS: for he shall save his
from their sins. Mtt.1:21
salvation. He was to come
into the world to save sinners. That means all of us qualify, for all
sins have separated us
from God. No
one is exempt. So for each one of us Jesus was born
world. But His birth alone was insufficient, it was
necessary, but Bethlehem was only a means to an end, that end
Calvary: the place where Jesus
would die for our sins. There on the cross Jesus was
instead of us, that was the terrible price that had
2. The birth was of
Christ the Lord
There was no other that could do this!
enough to pay the price of sin. God
Himself had to do
it, or it would not have been possible for anyone
saved. Jesus God's only begotten Son was
for our salvation.
unto us a
child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon
his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, The
mighty God, The
everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace.
3.The birth was God's
gift to mankind
For God so loved
the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth
him should not perish, but have everlasting life.
God's gift to the
world, not just to Mary or Joseph, not just for the shepherds
wise men, nor just to the Jews of the first century, but to all of
humanity throughout the whole of human history.
salvation is free to all, and eternal life is offered to all those who
truly repent and believe on Him. Consider:
For by grace are
ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of
God: Not of works, lest
any man should boast.
The word is nigh thee, even in thy mouth, and in thy heart: that is,
word of faith, which we preach;
if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe
thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be
For with the heart man believeth unto righteousness; and with the mouth
confession is made unto salvation. For the scripture saith, Whosoever
him shall not be ashamed.
How do you stand before
God's gift of salvation? if not you, and anything but
hearted acceptance is taken as rejection, are under
God and are in danger of eternal
Repent now and turn to Jesus.
on him is not condemned: but he that believeth not is condemned
already, because he hath not believed in the name of the only begotten
Son of God.
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