Christmas Changes Things!

Luke 1:28, 30-33 CSB – “Greetings, favored woman! The Lord is with you.”

“Do not be afraid, Mary, for you have found favor with God.

31 Now listen: You will conceive and give birth to a son, and you will name him Jesus. 32 He will be great and will be called the Son of the Most High, and the Lord God will give him the throne of his father David. 33 He will reign over the house of Jacob forever, and his kingdom will have no end.”

Luke 2:14, 16, 20 CSB – They hurried off and found both Mary and Joseph, and the baby who was lying in the manger.  After seeing them, they reported the message…. The shepherds returned, glorifying and praising God for all the things they had seen and heard

Matthew 2:3 CSB – When King Herod heard this, he was deeply disturbed, and all Jerusalem with him.

Hebrews 1:1-3 CSB – Long ago God spoke to the fathers by the prophets at different times and in different ways. In these last days, he has spoken to us by his Son…. and made the universe through him

The Son is the radiance of God’s glory and the exact expression of his nature.

John 1:14 CSB – The Word became flesh and dwelt among us. We observed his glory, the glory as the one and only Son from the Father, full of grace and truth.

John 1:14 ESV – And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we have seen his glory, glory as of the only Son from the Father, full of grace and truth.