Fletcher LAW and GRACE Ministries exists to promote the gospel of Jesus Christ through the preaching,teaching and writing ministry of Fletcher Law. Faith is the theme. We also just have some fun talking SEC football and other stuff. Fletcher is from Gainesville,GA., BS Ed.Ole Miss, MEd. North Georgia College and State University, M.Div Emory-Candler School of Theology, D.Min Samford-Beeson Divinity School.
Christmas Time> The First Army Ranger Paratrooper Air Assault
Christmas time it often seems those who do not understand or believe in Christ
seem to be have the biggest voice in the Christmas season about the purpose of
Christmas (The Incarnation) and the purpose or mission of Christ.
reads that Christmastime was purely an air assault against an evil controlled
Earth to destroy sin, death hell and the grave while liberating and saving the
held humanity hostage.
Father ordered the first assault foretold long ago.
Scriptures predicted the air strike.
confirmed this in His teaching.
King James Version (NKJV)
beginning at Moses and all the Prophets, He expounded to them in all the
Scriptures the things concerning Himself.
the Magi knew from studying Scripture the King was coming.
Army Ranger paratroopers the angels “hit the beach” in the fields of Bethlehem.
there were in the same country shepherds living out in the fields, keeping
watch over their flock by night. 9 And behold, an angel of the Lord stood
before them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were greatly
afraid. 10 Then the angel said to them, “Do not be afraid, for behold, I bring
you good tidings of great joy which will be to all people. 11 For there is born
to you this day in the city of David a Savior, who is Christ the Lord. 12 And
this will be the sign to you: You will find a Babe wrapped in swaddling cloths,
lying in a manger.”
suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host praising God
to God in the highest,
earth peace, goodwill toward men!”
the shepherds have been afraid? YES!!!
saw not a bunch of flying baby cherubs in dresses with cute wings like in our
commercials (and unfortunately in our church art) - they saw biblical angels.
the deadliest fighting force ever seen by men then or now.
shepherd boys saw thousands of flying life takers.
Jewish shepherds had heard the Old Testament Scriptures and accounts of angels
slaying tens of thousands at one time.
they have been afraid? Yes, very afraid.
Hallmark and American TV they were not even singing.
were protecting the now coming King against death, and all forces against God –
literally anti-Christ forces. Forces so
evil that Herod, a Jew with a mind captured by evil, slaughtered thousands of Jewish
boys two years and younger to wipe what he saw as a threat-a baby!
were informed of the completed mission by the angels.
For there is born to you this day in the city of David a Savior, who is Christ
was only the start of the mission.
singing angels here.
a military operation completed by warrior angels.
The baby King
would later complete the mission.
33 years later the complete liberation operation was completed and victory was declared
by Christ on the cross when He said “It is finished.”
sinless Christ, The grown up man/God naked as when He was born, defeated death,
hell and the grave by His saving work on the cross. This baby King paid our sin debt for those who would repent of their sins and confess Him as Lord and Savior.
walked out of His tomb three days after tasting death for us and showing all
pray you stayed around to read the rest of the story.
is not the ramblings of a fundamentalist graceless preacher.
is the truest love that can be understood.
This is the reason we celebrate in Christ.
16 For God
so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in
Him should not perish but have everlasting life.