Amazing Gifts of Christmas - Forgiveness Luke 2:22–38 Ephesians 1:7 Luke 4:18 Hope “Hope is expecting for what God has already promised us.” Worshipping and Waiting while Hoping Hope A is something that is paid to provide for the release of someone who is held captive. Jesus paid our ransom to redeem us from sin, death, and Hell. • Redemption implies . Every person is born enslaved to sin. • Redemption implies . A price has to be paid to buy the slave out of bondage. • Redemption implies the of that which is redeemed. 1 Corinthians 6:19–20 19 What? know ye not that your body is the temple of the Holy Ghost which is in you, which ye have of God, and ye are not your own? 20 For ye are bought with a price: therefore glorify God in your body, and in your spirit, which are God’s.: “You are not your own, for you were bought with a price. So glorify God in your body.” Hope Why Did Joseph Need a Savior? He was a . His good could not save him. His could not save him. His to Jesus could not save him.