When it comes to reclaiming Christmas, biblically authentic Christians grasp that truth is not the tinsel and the tinsel is not the truth.
When we grasp the facts surrounding Jesus’ birth, God’s power to do the impossible jumps-off the pages of Scripture.
The crèche commemorates a miraculous historical event. The crèche represents a set time when the God of creation chose to live within the confines of humanity.
The enduring historical record of the first Christmas as documented in the Bible is profound. The narrative begins at the dawn of time when God promised the virgin-born Redeemer to Adam and Eve, the progenitors of the human race.
Despite exaggerations by some zealous Internet Bible teachers, there most definitely are similarities between Revelation chapter 12 and the slated astronomical occurrence for September 23, 2017.
Despite exaggerations by some zealous Internet Bible teachers, there most definitely are similarities between Revelation chapter 12 and the astronomical occurrence on September 23, 2017.
Come and see the works of God…We went through fire and through water; but You brought us out to rich fulfillment.
“Why do you seek the living among the dead? He is not here, but is risen! Remember how He spoke to you when He was still in Galilee, Saying, ‘The Son of Man must be delivered into the hands of sinful men, and be crucified, and the third day rise again.’” LUKE 24:5-7
“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
Temple shepherds were the first to hear the angelic announcement of Jesus’ birth. The angel’s message brought overwhelming joy to the shepherds because their knowledge of Scripture undoubtedly included the prophecies concerning the Messiah.
With ultimate fulfillment occurring in the still future Messianic Kingdom, this prophecy proclaimed by the prophet Isaiah elevates Israel to a position of honor.
The one and only God of creation is not hiding from us. Not only does He invite man to enjoy a personal relationship with Him, He has provided all that is necessary to make that possible.
Rather than succumbing to intimidation, discounting the reality of evil or passively hoping it would go away, Asaph turned to God confident He would demonstrate His awesome power.
But now Christ is risen from the dead, and has become the firstfruits of those who have fallen asleep. For since by man came death, by Man also came the resurrection of the dead.
Behold, the whirlwind of the Lord goes forth with fury, a continuing whirlwind; it will fall violently on the head of the wicked. The fierce anger of the Lord will not return until He has done it, and until He has performed the intents of His heart.