Handling the Inheritance

Handling the Inheritance

Sunday, December 25, 2016
| Titus 3:4-7

A tidal wave of wealth is about to transfer from one generation to another. But the greatest transfer of wealth happened a long time ago.

You better watch out, you better not cry,
Better not pout, I'm telling you why ...

A great transfer of wealth ... is coming ... to town.

Across the United States, an enormous movement of money will occur in the next few decades. More cash than Santa Claus could carry. Trillions of dollars will move from the oldest generation of Americans to their children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

He's making a list, and checking it twice;
Gonna find out who's naughty and nice.

You better be nice if you want a part of this inheritance.

A gift of money is always appreciated, but our Christmas Scripture lesson speaks of another kind of wealth. In his letter to Titus, the apostle Paul says that God sent Jesus Christ to be our Savior, "so that, having been justified by his grace, we might become heirs according to the hope of eternal life" (v. 7, emphasis added).

Yes, heirs. No Christmas cash, but heirs of an incarnational inheritance. We're going to get an inheritance of eternal life. Talk about a...

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