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All Scripture quoted, in both sermons and daily thoughts, unless otherwise noted, is from the ACP/King James Version. The words in red are those of God the Son, the Lord Jesus and the words in purple are those of God the Father and God the Holy Ghost and the words in this sickly EPA greenish color are of satan.
Wednesday, January 4, 2012
Many say that the first miracle that Jesus performed was the changing of water to wine, not so. As a believer in the Triune God, you know that Jesus and the Holy Ghost are one and the same. Let that sink in, God the Father, God the Son and God the Holy Ghost are all one and the same God. Not three separate and individual Gods, but all one God. Now read:
18 Now the birth of Jesus Christ was on this wise: When as His mother Mary was espoused to Joseph, before they came together, she was found with child by the Holy Ghost. 19 Then Joseph her husband, being a just man, and not willing to make her a public example, was minded to put her away privily. 20 But while he thought on these things, behold, the angel of the Lord appeared unto him in a dream, saying, "Joseph, thou son of David, fear not to take unto thee Mary thy wife: for that which is conceived in her is of the Holy Ghost. 21 And she shall bring forth a son, and thou shalt call His name JESUS: for He shall save His people from their sins. Matthew 1:18-21 ACP/KJV
Miracle one, God conceived God. Now there were many more between the time of conception and When the Lord was two. Sit down sometime and talk to your wife about virgin birth. And think about this, now while I cannot prove it Scripturally, nor can anyone prove other wise, Mary may have been a virgin after giving birth to Jesus. The term 'virgin birth' could easily be interpreted as a virgin at the time of conception only, or what seems more logical to me, a virgin at and after birth. Remember, we are talking the God that conceived Himself. So, Christ conception and His birth could easily be two miracles performed by Christ before and at birth.
Have you ever wondered why it is that the Jewish elite turned from Jesus, how it is that they fought Him with so much venom? I believe it has to do with what we today will look at as miracle three.
To see what is the third miracle of the Lord we need to read verses 1-18 of Matthew Chapter Two.
1 Now when Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judaea in the days of Herod the king, behold, there came wise men from the east to Jerusalem, 2 Saying, "Where is He that is born King of the Jews? for we have seen His star in the east, and are come to worship Him."
3 When Herod the king had heard these things, he was troubled, and all Jerusalem with him. 4 And when he had gathered all the chief priests and scribes of the people together, he demanded of them where Christ should be born. 5 And they said unto him, "In Bethlehem of Judaea: for thus it is written by the prophet, 6 'AND THOU BETHLEHEM, IN THE LAND OF JUDA, ART NOT THE LEAST AMONG THE PRINCES OF JUDA: FOR OUT OF THEE SHALL COME A GOVERNOR, THAT SHALL RULE MY PEOPLE ISRAEL(Micah 5:2)
7 Then Herod, when he had privily called the wise men, enquired of them diligently what time the star appeared. 8 And he sent them to Bethlehem, and said, "Go and search diligently for the young child; and when ye have found Him, bring me word again, that I may come and worship Him also." 9 When they had heard the king, they departed; and, lo, the star, which they saw in the east, went before them, till it came and stood over where the young child was.
10 When they saw the star, they rejoiced with exceeding great joy. 11 And when they were come into the house, they saw the young child with Mary His mother, and fell down, and worshiped Him: and when they had opened their treasures, they presented unto Him gifts; gold, and frankincense, and myrrh.
12 And being warned of God in a dream that they should not return to Herod, they departed into their own country another way. 13 And when they were departed, behold, the angel of the Lord appeareth to Joseph in a dream, saying, "Arise, and take the young child and His mother, and flee into Egypt, and be thou there until I bring thee word: for Herod will seek the young child to destroy Him." 14 When he (Joseph) arose, he took the young child and His mother by night, and departed into Egypt: 15 And was there until the death of Herod: that it might be fulfilled which was spoken of the Lord by the prophet, saying, OUT OF EGYPT HAVE I CALLED MY SON (Hosea 11:1)
16 Then Herod, when he saw that he was mocked of the wise men, was exceeding wroth, and sent forth, and slew all the children that were in Bethlehem, and in all the coasts thereof, from two years old and under, according to the time which he had diligently enquired of the wise men. 17 Then was fulfilled that which was spoken by Jeremy the prophet, saying, 18 IN RAMA WAS THERE A VOICE HEARD, LAMENTATION, AND WEEPING, AND GREAT MOURNING, RACHEL WEEPING FOR HER CHILDREN, AND WOULD NOT BE COMFORTED, BECAUSE THEY ARE NOT (Jeremiah 31:15). Matthew 2:1-18 ACP/KJV
I believe the reason the vast majority of learned Jews did not, would not, and could not accept that Jesus was the Christ, is because they thought Jesus was killed when He was two years old in the slaughter of verses 16-18. Which would explain the parable recorded in Matthew 21:33-45.
Nai erchomai kurios Iesous.
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