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The Gift in Bethlehem

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The star leads to the Morning Star.

A sign from heaven leads to Jesus rising in your heart.
Revelation 2:28 TPT
28 even as I also received authority from the presence of my Father. I will give the morning star to the one who experiences victory.
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The Gift in Bethlehem that changed everything.
Father Gave one third of Himself as a gift that would change everything.
The way this gift was given has many hidden messages that are worth looking into and for.
Bethlehem means House of Bread
We have all been called to become part of the House of Bread.
Jesus was born in House of Bread as a sign to all human beings that He is the life source to all.
He was born in a feeding troff just in case we missed what the name Bethlehem meant.
We have been called to follow Jesus and become a sign to others that Jesus has made us bread.
This is my Body broken for you.” We are His body now becoming broken for others.
This journey to becoming bread to others, is a journey like Mary’s.
This journey to becoming bread to others, is a journey like Joseph’s.
Luke 1:37–38 NASB95
37 “For nothing will be impossible with God.” 38 And Mary said, “Behold, the bondslave of the Lord; may it be done to me according to your word.” And the angel departed from her.
It starts with a word from God like, “For nothing will be impossible with God.”
It takes a yes to that word of God.
Faith with out works is dead.
Connection with out action is dead.
She then took action by telling people one of which was Joseph
Mary and Joseph both gave God their reputation to say yes to God.
The Gift:
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This time of year we make lists, but we often forget to put someone on our list.
Is Jesus on your list this year?
What are you going to give Jesus?
Example:
I have been asked to give him my reputation.
I had to walk through all the ‘Yeah Buts’, and then I was able to give him that gift.
You may want to give Him;
time,
space for Holy Spirit and you to imagine,
reading, bible or meditating on scriptures,
Doubt, unbelief, fear.
You could face a fear,
You could look inside your heart to see what is really bother you and give that to Him.
Thanks for what He has done or space to remember what He has done.
What are you going to give Jesus?
Activation:
Jesus what do you want me to give you this year?
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Like the woman in this story who made tapes for her son, she was bread to her son.
What kind of gift are you going to give this year that is bread?
Just buying a gift off someones list is not being bread to others.
Becoming a gift (bread) to others is:
Hearing Father’s voice for another,
Saying yes,
Stepping out in faith.
Examples:
Give an encouraging word to someone that Father highlights to you.
Give a gift and attach a prophecy to it.
Ask Jesus who do you want me to be a gift to today?
Ask Jesus to give you an idea that will by life to a family member or friend or stranger.
Pray for someone, Ask Holy Spirit to show you who to pray for.
Activation:
Jesus, who do you want me to be bread to?
Closing:
The gift that changed everything was Jesus who was bread to all.
What are you giving Jesus this year?
Who are you going to bread to?
To Become a gift (bread) to others is:
Hearing Father’s voice for another,
Saying yes,
Stepping out in faith.
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