In this 10-minute presentation, Alistair explains clearly how the Christmas story is the good news of salvation, not simply good advice to “be good for goodness sake.” He reminds us that it is God alone who saves. It is through our self-surrender to the finished work of Jesus Christ, not through our self-efforts, that we are made acceptable to God.
Are you wondering how good you have to be to gain God’s approval? Let this be the day you never have to wonder again!
But after he had considered this, an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream and said, “Joseph son of David, do not be afraid to take Mary home as your wife, because what is conceived in her is from the Holy Spirit. She will give birth to a son, and you are to give him the name Jesus,because he will save his people from their sins.” ~Matthew 1:20,21, NIV
Be sure to visit CLATV for more holiday inspiration from these gifted leaders and communicators:
- Echoes of Christmas in the Garden – Derwin Gray
- Advent: Preparing the Way for Joy – Brenda Salter McNeil
- Run to Bethlehem! – Chuck Swindoll
- Christmas: From Heaven’s Perspective – Dave Stone / Kyle Idleman
- Where Christmas Never Ends – Carter Conlon, Times Square New York
- Because of Bethlehem – Max Lucado