Posts Tagged ‘ Birth of Jesus ’

VerseD: Isaiah 9:6

For to us a child is born, to us a son is given; and the government shall be upon his shoulder, and his name shall be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.

Isaiah 9:6, ESV

The promise is not that God would make a visit to us. God has come, and He is reigning over Earth from Heaven through His Holy Spirit-filled Church.

Let us spread the Kingdom of our God who is with us.

VerseD: Luke 2:11

For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Savior, who is Christ the Lord.

Luke 2:11, ESV

God came to us as a defenseless baby.

Yes, angels were watching, but He came to live as one of us to fulfill His promises since the Garden of Eden and to save us from sin. And the lowliest to the greatest of people are all invited to come to Him.

VerseD: Isaiah 7:14

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, ESV

God came to us, and He told us what to expect: the impossible. But what is impossible with man is possible with God (Luke 18:27), especially our salvation.

And He lived with us to buy our salvation.

VerseD: Luke 2:11

For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Savior, who is Christ the Lord.

Luke 2:11, ESV

Our God has come to save us from our sin and separation. He became humble and weak to redeem us from our weakness, to die to save us from death, as a commoner to make us heirs of the King of all.

VerseD: Matthew 2:10-11

When they saw the star, they rejoiced exceedingly with great joy. And going into the house, they saw the child with Mary his mother, and they fell down and worshiped him. Then, opening their treasures, they offered him gifts, gold and frankincense and myrrh.

Matthew 2:10‭-‬11, ESV

We have the sign of the cross and empty tomb. Does that bring us great joy? Are we willing to give our gifts (time, money, and talent) to our Lord? Do we worship Him?

VerseD: Luke 2:14

“Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace among those with whom he is pleased!”
Luke 2:14, ESV

Our Father in heaven deserves praise and honor for sending His Son, the Prince of Peace, to give us the hope of our salvation.

VerseD: Matthew 1:21

“She will bear a son, and you shall call his name Jesus, for he will save his people from their sins.”
Matthew 1:21, ESV

A faithful servant of God carried The Faithful One because of the hope of His saving blood, and her faithful betrothed helped.
What a picture of what the Church can be with Christ.

VerseD: Matthew 1:21

“She will bear a son, and you shall call his name Jesus, for he will save his people from their sins.”
Matthew 1:21, ESV

Joseph and Mary were willing servants of God to bring the Savior into the world.

Likewise, we carry Christ to this world to show the world their need for the One who has removed their sins by His sacrifice.

VerseD: Luke 2:13-14

And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host praising God and saying, “Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace among those with whom he is pleased!”
Luke 2:13‭-‬14, ESV

Some teach angelic beings do not sing, or at least not anymore, since The Fall.

Is it too much to think they may have at the birth of the Son of God?

Regardless, they worship Jesus. May we join with them!

VerseD: Isaiah 7:14

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, ESV

Science may say it is possible that a woman could possibly conceive without a man, but how many times has it ever happened?

Just once. With genetics different from Mary (as evidenced by His being male), so that we may know God did this.