“For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life.” JOHN 3:16
When Messiah establishes His Messianic Kingdom, the literal fulfillment of God’s promises to Israel will be complete and the mourning associated with Tisha B’Av will no longer be relevant.
The religious leaders were certain. They were unanimous. They agreed on the birthplace—Bethlehem. Acting swiftly, Herod instructed the Magi to go to Bethlehem, find the young child and bring word back to him again.
Do you see the Jesus pictured on Christmas cards, in great works of art, TV shows and movies? Or are you looking at the awesome One prophesied in the Bible?
Focused on the manger, we often overlook the truth that the Babe lying there was none other than Israel’s promised Messiah and the Redeemer of mankind who will ultimately rule the world in righteousness and peace.