The Present of Salvation: From a Sinner to a Saint
This is the fourth and final sermon in a series entitled The Supernatural Side of Christmas.
The First Week:
GOD -- The Preexistent Saviour -- From Everlasting to Everlasting.
The Second Week:
ANGELS -- The Proclamation of the Saviour -- From Heaven's Messengers the Hope of Mankind.
The Third Week:
VIRGIN BIRTH -- The Presentation of the Saviour -- From a Crib to a Cross.
The Fourth Week:
NEW BIRTH -- The Present of Salvation -- From a Sinner to a Saint.
**Harry Reasoner -- T.V. Commentator
Last night and this morning many of you opened presents.
The greatest gift of all.
The wise men brought Jesus gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh. What are the greatest gifts that Christ leaves for us, not under the tree, but in our hearts?
I. Help for the helpless.
"All have sinned and come short of the glory of God."
"All we like sheep have gone astray."
This package hangs on the longest limb. It is easily reachable.
"For whosoever will may come."
You may have decided God cannot help you, but reach!! He can help. The limb is so low you can reach it -- from a gutter -- from a bar.
II. Forgiveness for the fallen.
This gift shines with the brilliance of the Redeemer's face and is stained with the blood of Calvary.
This is the most costly package.
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