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A Time for Reconciliation (3 of 3)
Series: Christmas Is
Dr. Fred Lowery
Luke 2:11; Luke 2:14; 2 Corinthians 5:19; Romans 5:10; Colossians 1:14; Colossians 2:13; Galatians 5:19-21; Galatians 5:22-24; Philippians 4:6; 2 Corinthians 5:18; Matthew 5:9;
December 21, 2008
Thank you Gina. One of my new favorite new songs, A Baby Changes Everything. The other night we went to see the Rockettes in CenturyTel. How many of you saw that? A good many of you. I mean incredible show. It was just an amazing thing and the major set that whole set was one of the most beautiful things. Of course I liked the bus, I felt like I was on the bus in New York and a lot cheaper. You know you could see down those streets cause Leigh and I love New York City and it was just a beautiful thing. And the manger scene was I think the most beautiful I have ever seen in my whole life except we were sitting high in the cheap seats and we could see that in the manger, Gina, the baby, there was no baby in the manger. And I wanted to stand up and say get Gina to come sing because the baby changes everything. If you don't have Jesus it doesn't matter how beautiful it is. Are you with me? It doesn't matter how beautiful the manger scene is, how beautiful the stories about Christmas. If there is no baby, there is no Christmas. There is no good news. There is no salvation. There is no church. There is no help for the president. There is no hope for the future. But a baby changes everything. Boy that's good stuff, I ought to preach on that but that's not what I was going to talk about this morning. We've been talking for these weeks before Christmas about the purposes of Christmas. What is the real purpose of Christmas? And we talked about Christmas being celebration and it is and the Bible says the angels, I bring you good news. There is no better news that this world has ever received than the good news of Christmas. Bring you good news and great joy that will be for all the ...
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