Instead of choosing the most wealthy and prominent people of the day for His Son’s birth announcement, God chose the most unlikely people to be there. And not just to be there, but to be His witnesses to the event.
Our spiritual rescue was initiated by the sovereign work of the Father in eternity past. It was accomplished by the sovereign work of the Son in His voluntary death for sin. And it is applied to individuals by the sovereign work of the Spirit who, like the wind, blows wherever He wills.
Jesus of Nazareth was a real person, born in a real place at a real point on the timeline of human history. He actually existed.
When a person truly believes in Christ, there is always an eagerness to obey what God has said—it is a sign of truth faith in God’s Son.