"unwrapped"

Its the most wonderful time of the year. The Christmas season is marked by special gatherings with friends and family and there's a magical atmosphere of generosity and goodwill that seems to fill the air. And part of the Christmas tradition is to give and receive gifts. But what good is a gift if its never unwrapped? During this season, as we gather to remember and celebrate the birth of Jesus--the greatest gift that was ever given--we want to consider some of the gifts Jesus offers us and whether they've been unwrapped or unopened. Because Christmas is a great time for rediscovering the gifts of Jesus. #UnwrappedMCC

 

WEEK 1: "THE GIFT OF FORGIVENESS"

Aaron McClary - December 3, 2017

One of the gifts we celebrate at Christmas is that, through Jesus, God offers us the gift of forgiveness. He offers it first, freely, and fully to all who put their faith and trust in Jesus.

"...you will prepare the way for the Lord. You will tell his people how to find salvation through forgiveness of their sins." Luke 1:76-77 (NLT)

WEEK 2: "THE GIFT OF JOY"

Aaron McClary - December 10, 2017

Through Jesus, God offers us the gift of joy. But not every emotion we feel at Christmas is positive is it? In the midst of the fun and festive atmosphere of the Christmas season, life can still be incredibly hard. Thankfully, our opportunity to experience joy is not dependent on or a product of our circumstances.

"...I have told you these things so that you will be filled with my joy. Yes, your joy will overflow!” John 15:11 (NLT)

 

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WEEK 3: "THE GIFT OF HOPE"

Aaron McClary - December 17, 2017

Do you remember being a kid and just dying for Christmas morning to come so you could tear into your gifts. The gift of hope is what God gives His children. Through Jesus, we can confidently expect that which we desire--both here in this life and in the life to come.

“I pray that your hearts will be flooded with light so that you can understand the confident HOPE he has given to those he called...” Ephesians 1:18 (NLT)

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WEEK 4: "THE GIFT OF PRESENCE"

Aaron McClary - December 24, 2017

Presence...