Read Genesis 16.
â€œBeholdâ€¦you shall bear a son. You shall call his name Ishmaelâ€ (Gen. 16:11). â€œBeholdâ€¦[you shall] bear a son, and you shall call his name Jesusâ€ (Luke 1:31).
God teaches us to wait so that He will fulfill His promises for us. This is to exalt Godâ€™s power and grace; this is […]
â€œâ€¦You shall call his name Jesus, for he will save his people from their sins.â€
â€¦â€œBehold, the virgin shall conceive and bear a son, and they shall call his name Immanuelâ€ (which means, God with us)â€¦.And he called his name Jesus.â€ â€“Matthew 1:21-25
Christmas is about Jesus. Christmas is about Jesus the Savior of […]
* Image of God (Gen. 1:26-28; Eph. 4:17-24; cf. Heb. 2:5-18) â€“ In the beginning, God dwelled with man created in His image. Adam was not â€œGod in the fleshâ€ but he was â€œlike God in the fleshâ€, and he enjoyed the â€œImmanuel presence of Godâ€ in the Garden. Man was made in Godâ€™s image […]
â€œâ€¦Even as he chose us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and blameless before himâ€¦â€ – ESV Ephesians 1:4
When the Eternal Son of God, the One who is eternally begotten, not made, who is very God of very God, became man, he took to Himself our nature, […]
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