Mike Odeh Jan 24 '17

Text: Matthew 1: 18-25

The birth of Christ was foretold many years through Prophet Isaiah and other Prophets before He was born! 

Isaiah 7:14

"Therefore the Lord himself shall give you a sign; Behold, a virgin shall conceive, and bear a son, and shall call his name Immanuel."

Isaiah under the unction of the Holy Spirit spoke about the birth of Christ 700 good years before it came to pass!

The Lord Jesus was not born by mistake! His coming was orchestrated by God! His coming was deliberate! It was God's grandeur Plan! It was not a last minute arrangement!

His birth was fulfilment of prophecy! His coming was a testament that when God says He will do something, He will do it, time or circumstances can't stop Him!

He was conceived of the Holy Spirit! There is no limit to the power of God the Creator through His Spirit!

The Lord chose the right vessels for the birth of Christ! Joseph was a just man! Mary was not just a virgin but was God's handmaid ( God's servant), the Angel Gabriel referred to her in Luke 1:30 "...for thou hast found favor with God."

His mission:

"...for He will save His people from their sins." Matthew 1: 21

The Lord Jesus' mission, primary, secondary and tertiary is to save men from their sins, period. The Jesus of the Bible came to save men from their sins, if you are holding forth or preaching any other doctrine or theology aside this, then you are preaching falsehood!

The Lord Jesus did not come to make us prosperous! You don't need Jesus to be prosperous! Before He came prosperity was not the problem, sin was the problem! If you claim to know Jesus and are still living in sin or meddling with sin then it is obvious that claim is false! Repent and know the real Jesus!

Prayer: Lord thank You for Jesus! Help me know Him as Savior indeed!

The Forum post is edited by Mike Odeh Jan 24 '17