Christmas Message God is Working

December 13, 2020 | Scott McDermott

How is God shaping your life right now to be like Jesus to those around you?

Matthew 1:1
This is the genealogy of Jesus the Messiah the son of David, the son of Abraham:

1. Trust God in everything

Matthew 1:1
This is the genealogy of Jesus the Messiah the son of David, the son of Abraham:

Genesis 12:1-3
The Lord had said to Abram, “Go from your country, your people and your father’s household to the land I will show you. “I will make you into a great nation, and I will bless you; I will make your name great, and you will be a blessing. I will bless those who bless you, and whoever curses you I will curse; and all peoples on earth will be blessed through you.”

Matthew 8:24-26
Suddenly a furious storm came up on the lake, so that the waves swept over the boat. But Jesus was sleeping. The disciples went and woke him, saying, “Lord, save us! We’re going to drown!” He replied, “You of little faith, why are you so afraid?” Then he got up and rebuked the winds and the waves, and it was completely calm.

2. Seek God for the wisdom you need

Matthew 1:6-7
and Jesse the father of King David. David was the father of Solomon, whose mother had been Uriah’s wife, Solomon the father of Rehoboam, Rehoboam the father of Abijah, Abijah the father of Asa,

1 Kings 3:9
So give your servant a discerning heart to govern your people and to distinguish between right and wrong. For who is able to govern this great people of yours?”

Proverbs 3:13-14
Blessed are those who find wisdom, those who gain understanding, for she is more profitable than silver and yields better returns than gold.

3. Allow God to change you

Matthew 1:2
Abraham was the father of Isaac, Isaac the father of Jacob, Jacob the father of Judah and his brothers,

Matthew 16:17-18
Jesus replied, “Blessed are you, Simon son of Jonah, for this was not revealed to you by flesh and blood, but by my Father in heaven. And I tell you that you are Peter, and on this rock I will build my church, and the gates of Hades will not overcome it.

4. Seek God's will above your own

Matthew 1:1
This is the genealogy of Jesus the Messiah the son of David, the son of Abraham:

Psalms 42:1
As the deer pants for streams of water, so my soul pants for you, my God.

Psalms 51:10
Create in me a pure heart, O God, and renew a steadfast spirit within me.

Matthew 5:8
Blessed are the pure in heart, for they will see God.

Questions:

What is God saying to you from today's message?


Where do you need wisdom?


What are you doing to keep your heart pure?


Where are you seeking for God's will be done?

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