1. If Jesus shows up and you are a sinner, ‘tis more blessed to receive than to give
  2. Zechariah’s prophecy about John’s ministry also comes to us in the fullness of our time.
  3. What comes to us at Christmas is not a great seasonal bargain to enhance our happy holidays. It is the priceless gift of God’s Son.
  4. “It’s bigger on the inside” is not only an evocative literary device, it is also a phrase heavy laden with Good News found in the true story of Christianity, especially at Christmas.
  5. We have heard of the man born to be king. Here in Bethlehem, by divine condescension, the King—the King of kings—is born to be man.