Dec 17, 2017 | Categories: 2017 and The Gift.


The Gift of Unconditional Obedience
(Luke 1:26-38; 2:6-7, 10-11)

How to write a memorable Christmas letter…or year-end Facebook post.
1. Be positive.
2. Shorter is better.
3. Don’t brag.
4. Think about your recipients.
5. Keep yearly accomplishments to a minimum.
6. Talk about interests/hobbies you were able to pursue.
7. Mention the whole family and not just the kids and the dog.
8. Include appropriate pictures.
9. Be you.
10. Be personal.

What would Mary include in her Christmas letter? Imagine with me…..

I. I had a visit from an ______________________. (1:26-27)

II. I was chosen for a humanly ___________________________________, but divinely

____________________________ task. (1:28-33)

III. I received the promise of God’s ____________________________ and

__________________________. (1:35-37)

IV. I gave God my unconditional _____________________________________. (1:38)

V. I delivered God’s Son to the _________________________. (2:6-7, 10-11)

Conclusion: It was the ____________________ year ever!