And she shall bring forth a son, and you shall call his name JESUS: for he shall save his people from their sins.…
I. Jesus is an OMNIPOTENT Saviour.
1. The presumption of the fact from the infinite wisdom and goodness of God, who never provides a cause unequal to the effect.
2. The declaration of the fact, "He is able to save them to the uttermost," etc.
II. Jesus is a WILLING Saviour.
III. Jesus is a LIVING Saviour.
IV. Jesus is a PRESENT Saviour.
V. Jesus is a PERSONAL Saviour.
VI. Jesus is a SYMPATHIZING Saviour."
(G. H. Smyth.)
I. Let me call your attention to the SAVIOUR. Jesus is Divine; He saves His people from their sins. Not the word, not the ordinances, but Jesus Himself saves.
II. Look at the SALVATION.
1. Jesus saves from sin by bestowing forgiveness — full forgiveness, free, immediate.
2. Jesus saves His people from the pollution of sin; not in their sins, but from their sins.
III. Let us look at the SAVED. "He shall save His people." Who are His people? They must have been at one time in their sins. Therefore no one need despair.
(W. M. Taylor, D. D.)
Parallel VersesKJV: And she shall bring forth a son, and thou shalt call his name JESUS: for he shall save his people from their sins.