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Is Jeus God? His unique entrance into Human History
01/15/2009Posted by on
Mohammed, Confucius, Buddha, and all other human beings were conceived by natural means: a male human sperm fertilizing a female human egg. Not so with Jesus Christ. His mother conceived Him while she was yet a virgin. He had no paternal father. The virgin conception and birth of Christ is utterly unique in human history.
Biblical Testimony for the Virgin Birth
The prophets of the Old Testament predicted the Messiah’s unusual conception hundreds of years before Matthew and Luke ever wrote their Gospels.
I will put enmity between you and the woman, and between your offspring and her offspring; he shall bruise your head, and you shall bruise his heel. Genesis 3:15
Therefore the Lord himself will give you a sign. Behold, the virgin shall conceive and bear a son, and shall call his name Immanuel. Isaiah 7:14
This may not be straightforward to the uninitiated. At the end of the Fall of Adam and Eve in Genesis, God says that there will be hostilities between Satan, represented here by the Serpent, and the offspring of Eve. The offspring, he, will bruise Satan’s head.
Isaiah notes a specific sign of the coming of this Immanuel, or ‘God with us’, he will be born of a virgin. How many times has that happened? We know of one time and in the blood lines outlined in the Old Testament and document in Matthew and Luke.
What is this? It is a memorial, That star-like bronze detail on the floor represents were Jesus was born is Palestine. It is lit 24/7 as a memorial to the birthplace of Jesus. I don’t like gaudy or tacky but this site symbolizes that the God we worship, the G0d-Man we worship had an absolutely unique entrance to earth and as predicted in the Hebrew scriptures.
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