We can stand together for the gospel with or without a conference.
Jesus standing at the door and knocking is not an evangelistic outreach, but a tender picture of his care for the church by calling her to repent of blending in with a godless culture.
In a way, when the law exposes our sin it also promises restoration through the Messiah.
The incarnation wasn’t only a display of God’s glory, it also brought about what we need most: peace.
In my opinion genealogies get a bad wrap, so let’s get Luke 3:23-38 back into the Christmas rotation.