This text reveals that Christ's conception was of God and not man. It was miraculous. Second we look at how the words spoken to Mary are an encouragement and rejoicing to the church. Third, we see the greatness of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.
What does the prophecy in Isaiah 7 really mean when Isaiah speaks of a son being born to a virgin and His name being Immanuel? This incredible prophecy points towards God doing something miraculous and supernatural on behalf of His people. While the prophecy is meant to comfort the remnant of God, it also serves as judgment to those who deny Him.
8th message in the 1st John series. This first of a two part message preached from the pulpit of Lewis Lane Central Baptist Church, Church Hill, Tennessee. Preaching on how we know we are in the end times by the trouble in Israel and the wickedness of America and the world.
Jesus is presented as the virgin born son, foretold by Isaiah, who is God with us
Events in Biblical history anticipates events in Jesus' ministry, in that Jesus fills them with new significance (recapitulation).
Outline of Text
The Chiastic structure highlights the words of the angel
Point of Application
The central character here is Joseph
When confronted with God's Word we are to obey
The act of Joseph in naming Jesus is glorious
The Abrahamic Covenant included prophecy that has been, continues to be and will finally be fulfilled in the history of the people called "Jews", the nation of Israel and the person of Jesus Christ. It is Evidence For God that no reasonable man or woman would dare deny.
Also Reference: Romans 10:17, 1 Thessalonians 2:13, James 1:21, John 17:17, Hebrews 4:12
Who is the Christ-King? Matthew 1:18–24 looks forward to the morning sermon on the coming Lord's Day. In these seven verses of Holy Scripture, the Holy Spirit teaches us that the Christ-King is God Himself, Who came to save His people from their sins.
The Most Powerful Chapter in the Bible. Genesis 3:1-24 This High lights verses 14-15. Sin is to be judged; perfect justice is to be executed. It was true in the beginning with Adam; it will be true with us in the final judgment of all men. This passage covers the first judgment ever pronounced upon earth. The word enmity (ebhah) means hatred, antagonism, hostility. In the Bible it is always used to refer to the enmity between people, not animals. This fact alone, as well as the rest of this part of the judgment, points to the tempter being the devil and not just a serpent.Without this chapter their would be no sin and no salvation.Christ would not go to the cross, for the only reason for Calvary was human sin. This is the seed plot for the whole Bible.It is the first prophecy of the Lord Jesus Christ and was Gods judgment against the serpent and the fall of man.These verses 14-15 speak of the virgin birth, regeneration and salvation through the blood of the substitute and through the faith of man.