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Ironies Surrounding the Birth of Christ (Luke. 2:1-14)

Big Idea: Five ironies surrounding the birth of Christ that should cause us to sing glory to God in the highest!

I. A prophetic fulfillment by means of a pagan census (2:1-3)

II. A Magnanimous birth in a punny little town (2:4-5)

III. A pathetic environment surrounding the birth of the king (2:6-7)

IV. Peculiar or Unlikely recipients of the announcement are shepherds (2:8-12)

V. The pleasure of God in saving certain sinners (2:13-14_