The Upside-Down Kingdom

December 9, 2018 ()


Verse: Luke 2:1-21

“Look, Simba. Everything the light touches is our kingdom” — Mufasa

“The incarnation has a tendency to rub us the wrong way, to challenge our views of God because we tend to gravitate toward a god of power not a god of solidarity; a god of visible strength, not a god who exhibits strength in weakness.” — Karoline Lewis

  1. Christmas is a tale of two kingdoms
    1. Kingdom of the World (“Right-Side Up Kingdom”) — v. 1-5
    2. Kingdom of Christ (“Upside-down Kingdom”) — v. 6-7
  2. Christmas is a tale about a different kind of king — v. 8-18