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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.
Tuesday, January 10, 2012
Have you ever wondered how it is that those who studied Hebrew Scripture the most were so completely ignorant of the Deity of Jesus? Have you ever wondered how the Pharisees, the Scribes and the other learned men of the day did not understand that Jesus was the Christ?
Look at this for a moment:
39 And many of the Samaritans of that city believed on Him based on the saying of the woman, which testified, "He told me all that ever I did." 40 So when the Samaritans were come unto Him, they besought Him that He would tarry with them, and He abode there two days. 41 And many more believed because of His own word; 42 And said unto the woman, "Now we believe, not because of thy saying: but now we have heard Him ourselves, and know that this is indeed the Christ, the Saviour of the world." John 4:39-42 ACP/KJV
In John 4, we see Jesus coming ot Samaria, there He has a little chat with a woman at a well, He then preaches to the Samaritans for 2 days, at the end of which the men say "but now we have heard Him ourselves, and know that this is indeed the Christ, the Saviour of the world."
Two days of preaching, no recorded miracles other than His telling the woman a bit about her past and they believe that He is the Christ. Yet, the Scribes, the Pharisees, and the other learned men of the day seem to sound like a broken record: "show us a sign" "what sign showest us so that we might believe" and even as He hung on the cross, "If thou be the Christ come save yourself... so that we might believe"
Well, today we will start to see why the religious elites had so difficult a time accepting Jesus as the Christ. I hope you will learn form this that you cannot overrule God's prophetic plan, God is in charge and He does not need you to do any more than He has called upon you to do.
We are back in 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 worshipped 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)
So after the wise men/kings had come and worshiped Christ, they were warned by an angle of God, not to go back to their own lands by way of Jerusalem. The angle then went and told Joseph to pack up and go to Egypt.
And then Herod being really, really mad because he had been ignored by the wise men, the visiting kings, he ordered the death of every baby 2 and under. We have no reason to think that his soldiers didn't follow his orders and kill every baby boy 2 and under. They probably killed every boy three and under just to be safe. If you think "They wouldn't do that, solders wouldn't kill all those babies" well just look at what our military does today at the orders of an illegal alien acting the part of CIC.
So Joseph told Mary, "Pack we are going for a walk". She said "Where are we going?" He said "Egypt." She said "OK, let me get Jesus, He is out back making the flowers grow and talking to the animals." And off they went to Egypt, just as God ordered Joseph to do. Notice, there I no record of Joseph doubting and asking for a sign. There is no record of Joseph going and talking it over with his pastor, his wife, his family, his supporters. He simply did as God told him to do.
The Jews, had no reason to believe that the Babe Herod as trying to kill had not been killed, and they certainly knew that it was the Christ that Herod was after since they had told Herod:
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 ..."
So th Scribes the Sanhedrin, the wise and learned of Scripture knew that it was the Messiah that Herod was out to kill. And they must have been pretty sure he had succeed. They must have been saying, about Jesus, "This can't be the Messiah, Herod killed Him back 28 years ago."
Nai erchomai kurios Iesous.
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