(Luke 1:31) (Matthew 1:21) Jesus is the feeding trough. Everything you need is in one Name, Jesus. THE NAME Jesus - Yahweh saves Greek word for Hebrew word translated Joshua in English This name revealed to Mary first, then Joseph Transition: The name Jesus did not begin in Bethlehem THE PROPHESY (Luke 1:31) (Luke 2:21) God saves (Isaiah 53:10) Rescues Delivers Sets free The Messiah is the deliverer (Habakkuk 3:13) THE PLAN (Isaiah 9:6) (Luke 2:14) God makes us whole Even more than rescues us Stays with us Heals us (Isaiah 53:5) Man wants to earn his own salvation Hear it in children We want to work for it We want to keep the law for it Our failure is summed upon in unbelief We do not believe God is enough We doubt His love for us We do not trust His word, His ability, or His motivation God has exalted the Name The Name of God (John 1:1) The Name paid the price (Philippians 2:6-8) The Name is exalted (Philippians 2:9-11) JESUS IS MORE Jesus is more than enough (all things provided by Jesus) Do not leave Jesus stuck in feeding trough He came to live, win, die, rise, rule What about you? Think back to the day you accepted the promise of God. Live in God's plan for your life. Do not be stuck in the feeding trough, look to the cross.