By Glenn Metts
Pastor, Shiloh Baptist Church, Carthage
Christmas brings the most glorious news mankind has ever known. We have a God who loves us and pursues us. He stepped into our world in the person of His Son, the Lord Jesus. Jesus was born, lived a sinless life and took on our sin as He was lifted up on Calvary’s cross. The eternal Son of God was born to save us from our sin. In our Scripture passages this week, we have a picture of our sinful state and a God who saves.
We are confronted with the sinfulness of man. In Numbers 21:4-9, we see a picture of the sinfulness of man. The Israelites offended God by their sin of complaining and grumbling not only against Moses, but also against the Lord Himself. [Read more…]