Why then and why does it matter now?
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Delivered By
Travis Markes
Delivered On
December 10, 2017
Central Passage
Galatians 4:4-7
Why Christmas?

 “But when the fullness of time had come, God sent forth his Son, born of woman, born under the law, to redeem those who were under the law, so that we might receive adoption as sons. And because you are sons, God has sent the Spirit of his Son into our hearts, crying, “Abba! Father!” So you are no longer a slave, but a son, and if a son, then an heir through God.” (Galatians 4:4-7 ESV)


1. Why then?

*Great religious expectation among the Jews

*One international language

*United under one government

*Fulfillment of prophecy


2. Why does it matter now? *It reminds us that God’s timing is always perfect.

*It reminds us that God is in control.

*It gives us HOPE!

*It reveals that Jesus Christ came to redeem us from our sin.