Key verse Matthew 3:8
Key verse Genesis 3:15
Key verse Genesis 5:24
Key verse Genesis 7:16
“Salvation from sin is found only through faith in Jesus Christ, His death on the cross, and His resurrection.”
Jesus, the Son of God and God the Son came and lived among us, fully experiencing the human condition. He ultimately gave the greatest demonstration of love in the history of the world, death on the cross for our sakes. He is truly the Savior of the whole world.
Jesus is Good News. And Christmas is the celebration of the Good News of His coming. Like the shepherds, let’s go and tell others the Good News.
While we are thankful for the birth of Jesus 2,000 years ago in Bethlehem, the full joy of Christmas is Jesus here with us now. Jesus is Lord and God; He is Immanuel, God with us.
John the Baptist was a radical man with a radical message; you must repent and be baptised. John was imprisoned by Herod and eventually killed. But he is alive forever in heaven with the Lord. The message is still the same for people today. “Repent and be baptised, every one of you, in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins. And you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.”
Jesus would not be the Messiah of just the Jews; He would be the Messiah of all people, just as God had already shown in the Old Testament by blessing foreigners with miracles and grace through the prophet Elijah and Elisha. We all need restoration, healing, and new life. Jesus offers all of these things freely to those who repent of their sins and call on His name.
When people meet Jesus, their lives change. Jesus alone is a worthy center for our lives. Whatever your need, Jesus is ready and willing to help.
Jesus still speaks today saying, ‘Follow me.’ To those who say, ‘Yes,’ He brings a new miracle of freedom to live as we are meant to live, in fellowship with God.
Jesus is the one and only Messiah. He came once as a suffering Messiah and will come again triumphant. Let us accept Jesus. He will meet us wherever we are, in joy or sorrow.
Our sins are like a mountain of debt, but if we admit that we cannot pay it back, He will forgive us and cancel the debt. Walk with gratitude in your heart.
God told Noah to build an ark. According to Hebrews 11, Noah built it to save his family. Fathers, build a spiritual home to save your family.
Do you know that you are loved? God loves you. His love doesn’t depend on what we do; He loves us regardless of what we do. Open your heart to His love.
Who is Jesus? He is Savior, Lord, Lamb of God, King of kings, Creator God, the Alpha and Omega, Judge of all the earth, and so much more. How will we respond to Jesus?
Christmas is a time to rejoice, because it is a time to remember the wonderful salvation that God has prepared for us in His Son, Jesus. We live in a troubled world, but we have joy when we remember the proclamation of the coming of Jesus. (Note: the PDF file is Japanese.
Jesus offers salvation to all who will confess their sins and trust him. But He is the only way to salvation.
If you believe in Jesus, you are a child of the resurrection and have eternal life of unending joy and fellowship.