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Thursday, December 1, 2016

Jesus Prophesied

Isaiah 7:14

..The Lord Himself shall give you a sign; Behold, a Virgin shall conceive, and bear a Son, and shall call His name Immanuel.

The prophet Isaiah foretold of Jesus' coming with explicit details that the people of his day could look for the coming Messiah with assurance. Isaiah left nothing untold as it relates to the birth of the Messiah. This includes His name-Immanuel, which means God with us (Matthew 1:23). The prophet Isaiah could speak with such authority because he spoke exactly what God said.
God promised that a Savior would come and save His people through His atoning death. If the question was raise, why did the people need a Savior? This is because God the Father had pronounced the whole world guilty of sin; even though priests would make yearly sin atonement, they were required to atone for their sins before making atonement for the people. Whereas, Jesus would make a one-time sin-atonement and all who accept His sacrificial work on the cross would be saved.
It is noteworthy to say that God the Father's love was so great that He could not allow His prize creation to remain separated from Him; therefore, He promised a Saviour who would redeem man from sin.
It is also worth noting that in God's own time He fulfilled His promise of sending the Messiah. God being true to His word we say with confidence that there is no failure in my God.
The prophesied Christ; my Lord and my Savior.
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