The Story Of The Birth Of Jesus In The Bible

Here is the story of Jesus birth as told in the Bible.Jesus Prophecies There are dozens and dozens of prophecies of Jesus’ coming, including His first, being born of a virgin as Isaiah wrote “Therefore the Lord himself will give you a sign. Behold, the virgin shall conceive and bear a son, and shall call his name Immanuel (which means, God with us)” (7:14) and later in chapter nine he writes “For to us a child is born, to us a son is given; and the government shall be upon his shoulder, and … [Read more...]

Why is Jesus’ Virgin Birth So Important to Christians?

Why is Jesus’ Virgin Birth so important?  Why is it stressed frequently in the Bible and in Christian Creeds?  Does it make any difference?The Virgin Birth Jesus’ birth of a virgin was foretold hundreds of years before it occurred.  The prophet Isaiah wrote about this saying “Therefore the Lord himself will give you a sign. Look, the young woman is with child and shall bear a son, and shall name him Immanuel” (7:14).   The words “young woman” in the Greek Septuagint says “young virgin” and t … [Read more...]