GOD’S WORD FOR YOU LUKE 2:6-7 6 And so it was that while they were there, the time came for the baby to be delivered. 7 And she gave birth to a son, her firstborn. She wrapped him in swaddling cloths, and laid him in a manger, because there was no room for them in the inn. First, let’s look at some details from the birth of Jesus (swaddling clothes, the inn, the manger, and the stable), and then the purpose of the birth of Jesus. The term “wrapped in swaddling clothes”......
GOD’S WORD FOR YOU LUKE 2:5 5 He went to be registered with Mary, who was pledged to be married to him and was pregnant. Unbelievers and skeptics like to laugh at this verse, which has deep spiritual meaning and hope for us Christians. “There!” I’ve heard one say, “There’s proof that your Christ was an illegitimate child!” (he used a more impolite term). Even respected authors like Robert Heinlein have let blatant suggestions that Jesus was fathered by some Roman soldier be voiced in his books without defense (or support). My......
GOD’S WORD FOR YOU LUKE 1:34-35 34 Mary said to the angel, “How will this be, since I have no husband?” 35 The angel answered her, “The Holy Spirit will come upon you, and the power of the Most High will overshadow you. So the holy one to be born will be called the Son of God. The new Evangelical Heritage Version has Mary say, “…since I am a virgin.” The Greek text simply has “since I have no husband,” but Mary’s point is the same either way. She was betrothed, but......