I. THE SPIRITUALLY APATHETIC
Proverbs 21:1 The king’s heart is like channels of water in the hand of the LORD; He turns it wherever He wishes.
Matthew 13:55-56 (NASB) “Is not this the carpenter’s son? Is not His mother called Mary, and His brothers, James and Joseph and Simon and Judas? 56 “And His sisters, are they not all with us?
Matthew 1:24-25 (NASB) And Joseph awoke from his sleep and did as the angel of the Lord commanded him, and took Mary as his wife, 25 but kept her a virgin until she gave birth to a Son; and he called His name Jesus.
II. THE SPIRITUALLY AWAKENED
III. THE SPIRITUALLY ALERT
Galatians 4:4 But when the fullness of the time came, God sent forth His Son, born of a woman, born under the Law,
a. The spiritually alert anticipate Christ
b. The spiritually alert proclaim Christ
Psalm 98:3 He has remembered His lovingkindness and His faithfulness to the house of Israel; All the ends of the earth have seen the salvation of our God.
Isaiah 52:10 The Lord has bared His holy arm In the sight of all the nations, That all the ends of the earth may see The salvation of our God.