The Coming of the King
Luke 1:31 Jesus rescues from Satan’s domain. Jesus rescues from the curse. physical abnormalities death and resuscitation resurrection Jesus rescues the lost. Jesus commissioned the rescued to proclaim the Rescuer.
The Promised King
Luke 1:31 3 aspects of Jesus’ coming: The miraculous way in which He came. The significance of who He would be. The incredible purpose He would fulfill. The Genealogy of JesusMatthew 1:1 PROMISE #1: 2 Samuel 7:16 Dual Fulfillment of Prophecy ”Two events, widely separated as to the time of their fulfillment, may be brought together into the scope of one prophecy. This was done because the prophet had a message for his own day as well as for a…
The Historical Reliability of the Virgin Conception
Luke 1:31 The virgin conception is historically reliable The Genesis 3:15 prophecy gave a Messianic expectation from ancient history. Isaiah prophesied the greatest physical expression of God’s presence would be virgin born (Isaiah 7:14). The gospel writers authored independent claims. The locals knew Mary had an unplanned pregnancy (John 8:41). There is convincing historical evidence Jesus rose from the dead. Paul, a convert of the resurrected Christ, believed Jesus was the fulfillment of Genesis 3:15 (Galatians 4:4).