Every concertgoer and stand-up comedy lover knows the power of a hype man/opening act. They make sure the audience is ready for the main event. John the Baptist was the same way. John prepared people to meet the long-promised Savior. This series introduces us to John and prepares our hearts to celebrate Christmas as God intends it.
Christmas Hype: It’s All About Jesus
Do you fall into the comparison trap? One of the most natural things for the human heart is to forget about the actual life God has given us because we’re so interested in the life God has given others. John the Baptist didn’t fall for the comparison trap. Pastor Mike shows how we can also bypass it by remembering John’s key point of what matters most.
Christmas Hype: Jesus Is Worth the Hype
As Christmas nears, what gift is your heart yearning for? Is there something that if you received it, it would make you happy and give you peace? Be careful about what gets the last word in your heart. In this account from the book of Matthew, John the Baptist reveals the path that many people don’t follow, but it’s one that leads to incredible blessing.
Christmas Hype: Jesus Is the Focus
How impressive is your Jesus? The answer to that question might determine the quality of your Christmas. That’s why John the Baptist wants to remind you who Jesus really is and how impressive his work really was.