When Love Came Down
Genesis 3:15b (NIV)
15b he will crush your head,
and you will strike his heel.”
Genesis 12:2 (NIV)
2 “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.
Isaiah 7:14 (NIV)
14 Therefore the Lord himself will give you a sign: The virgin will conceive and give birth to a son, and will call him Immanuel.
The Christmas story gives the world hope.
Micah 5:2 (NIV)
2 “But you, Bethlehem Ephrathah,
though you are small among the clans of Judah,
out of you will come for me
one who will be ruler over Israel,
whose origins are from of old,
from ancient times.”
1 Thessalonians 5:1–4 (NIV)
1 Now, brothers and sisters, about times and dates we do not need to write to you, 2 for you know very well that the day of the Lord will come like a thief in the night. 3 While people are saying, “Peace and safety,” destruction will come on them suddenly, as labor pains on a pregnant woman, and they will not escape.
4 But you, brothers and sisters, are not in darkness so that this day should surprise you like a thief.
1 Corinthians 15:51–52a (NIV)
51 Listen, I tell you a mystery: We will not all sleep, but we will all be changed—52a in a flash, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trumpet.
Hope is for those who watch and are prepared for Jesus’ return.
Hebrews 10:23 (NIV)
23 Let us hold unswervingly to the hope we profess,
for he who promised is faithful.