Ornaments for Your Tree Hope Grace Matthew 1:3-6
Varied Ornaments on Matthew’s Tree Matthew 1 Shocking ? Tamar . . . Rahab . . . Bathsheba . . .
Ornaments tell us why Jesus came • Matthew 1:21 • “She will bear a son, and you shall call his name Jesus, for he will save his people from their sins.” • Savior, Redeemer
Ruth’s Story – Pain and Loss Needed God’s Grace Ruth 1:16-18
How Grace Came – • Matthew 1:1 – “The book of the genealogy of Jesus” • Matthew 1:18 – “Now the birth of Jesus Christ took place this way.” • Matthew 1:25 – “And he called his name Jesus.”
Hebrews 4:15-16 15 For we do not have a high priest who is unable to sympathize with our weaknesses, but one who in every respect has been tempted as we are, yet without sin. 16 Let us then with confidence draw near to the throne of GRACE, that we may receive mercy and find GRACEto help in time of need.
God is not finished with the story… • Ruth 4:13-18 • Will you allow God’s Grace to finish your story?