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ANNA & SIMEON
…Who Answer the question “Why
but they’re not Talking about a baby in a crib
……Jesus The Born as a man, Lived as a man, king Died as a man, Rose from the dead as a man, Reigns in Heaven as a Man; He will return, as a Man
4 IMPORTANT THINGS God’s Promise (to Israel) God’s Purpose (for Israel) God’s Person God’s Precondition
GOD’S PROMISE • TO COMFORT – pity, sigh, avenge • TO CONSOLE – Implore, exhort, entreat, invite • What is the purpose of God’s promise?
GOD’S PURPOSE • To reach the Nations, the ends of the earth. Isa 49 v 6 • God’s purpose is always far greater than anything we can imagine
GOD’S PERSON • JESUS!! • No one else could do this • Isa 52 v 13 – 53 v 12
GOD’S PRECONDITION • ‘Something that must exist or happen before something else can exist or happen’ • When Jesus arrives, things can never be the same again
WHAT HAPPENS WHEN JESUS COMES • He will be a stone that makes people stumble Isa 8 v 14 • He will startle many nations and Kings will shut their mouths because of Him Isa 53
• He did not come to bring peace on earth, but division! Lk 12 v 51 The question is “WHY? ” and why is this God’s precondition? The gospel - too radical to fudge
• God’s Promise, God’s Purpose and God’s Person – Are these for us?
• In which case God’s precondition must be for us also. When Jesus arrives things can never be the same again
3 QUESTIONS. . . • Should He have what He asks for – your life; your heart; your all? • Has He got that? • Still?