Monday, December 19, 2011

Prophecies fulfilled

Prophecy: born in Bethlehelm
But you, Bethlehem Ephrathah, though you are small among the clans of Judah, out of you will come for me one who will be ruler over Israel, whose origins are from of old, from ancient times.
Micah 5:2

Prophecy: born of a virgin
Therefore the Lord himself will give you a sign: The virgin will be with child and will give birth to a son, and will call him Immanuel.
Isaiah 7:14

Prophecy: God incarnate
For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. Of the increase of his government and peace there will be no end. He will reign on David's throne and over his kingdom, establishing and upholding it with justice and righteousness from that time on and forever. The zeal of the LORD Almighty will accomplish this.
Isaiah 9:6-7

Prophecy fulfilled: born in Bethlehelm
For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Savior, who is Christ the Lord.
Luke 2:11

Prophecy fulfilled: Virgin birth
And the angel answered her, “The Holy Spirit will come upon you, and the power of the Most High will overshadow you; therefore the child to be born will be called holy–the Son of God.
Luke 1:35

“Behold, the virgin shall conceive and bear a son, and they shall call his name Immanuel”
Matthew 1:23

Prophecy: God incarnate
He will be great and will be called the Son of the Most High. And the Lord God will give to him the throne of his father David and he will reign over the house of Jacob forever, and of his kingdom there will be no end.
Luke 1:32, 33

How amazing, He fulfilled every OT prophecy. God promised His Son years before He appeared. We can always, 100% of the time rely on the promises God gives us. He will always prove faithful, always prove to be true. He is our God, Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. These promises bring me great comfort, fill me with great joy and I pray that the same is true for each one of you.

As you enter into the week of His birth, I humbly come before you and say, KEEP CHRIST FIRST. I pray each of you has a joyous Christmas with your loved ones and that you truly celebrate the meaning of this day. This isn’t just a day to relish in gifts; it’s the day our Savior, Redeemer, Propitiation for our sins was born. I love you all and most importantly, so does our God, the Son, and His Holy Spirit.

Merry Christmas


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