A Light Has Come
All good stories have a beginning, and in the opening chapters of Matthew we get the beginnings of the greatest story ever told: a prince from a far away land who comes in a time of great darkness to bring his light and usher in his kingdom for all to receive by faith.
Prepare the way!
John the Baptist prepares the way for the Lord Jesus by calling sinners to repentance.
You are my beloved son
Know and delight in Jesus: the beloved Son who leads us in repentance.
If you are the Son of God…
Jesus proves that he is truly the Son of God when he resists temptation by trusting and obeying God.
What is a disciple? As Jesus starts his ministry, we see him call the first disciples to come follow him and make followers of him.
Jesus was born at God’s perfect time to save all sorts of people.
From you shall come a ruler
Jesus is the king who comes to save us, so rejoice and worship him!