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...]