The Story
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The Story

2 Corinthians 8:9  (ID: 1898)

Familiarity with the Christmas holiday can make us numb to the depth of its meaning. So how do we get to the heart of the Christmas message? It is impossible to understand the Christmas story if we separate the incarnation from Christ’s death and resurrection. Alistair Begg teaches that the significance of the cradle is found in the cross, where Christ bore the punishment for our sin. Simply knowing the Christmas story is meaningless apart from genuine faith in Jesus Christ as our Savior.

9For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that though he was rich, yet for your sake he became poor, so that you by his poverty might become rich.

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Scripture taken from The Holy Bible, English Standard Version. Copyright ©2001 by Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. Used by permission. All rights reserved. Text provided by the Crossway Bibles Web Service.

Alistair Begg
Alistair Begg is Senior Pastor at Parkside Church in Cleveland, Ohio, and the Bible teacher on Truth For Life, which is heard on the radio and online around the world.