Pastor Armstrong's sermon is based on Matthew 2:13-23.
Humanity at its worst and at its best (Matthew 2:13-23)
I. ______________ lives!
A. “Man is not able by nature to want God to be God; indeed, he wants himself to be God and does not want God to be God” (Martin Luther, “Disputation Against Scholastic Theology,” Thesis 17, 1517).
B. ___________/___________ basic inclination is self-deification (incurvatus in se—bent toward self).
II. ______________ lives!
A. Jesus comes as a ___________ among wolves, and _______ are the wolves (Psalm 22:16; John 1:29; 2 Corinthians 10:4).
B. He lets God be God (vv.13-14, 19-21; Matthew 4:1-4; 26:52-54).
C. His inclination is self-____________ (bent toward God and neighbor).