Prophecy is so important that
it is mention six times in the first three chapters of Matthew as conclusive evidence that Jesus indeed was the Messiah.
Herod, as wicked as he was,
understood how accurate the Biblical Prophets were when he was trying to get to the bottom of the wise men's tale.
Although Herod had no regard
for the Old Testament prophets, he certainly had respect for what they said--so much so that he slaughtered every
boy chlid, two years old and under, in the area the prophets said the Messiah would be born.
Now there is a Lutheran theologian
who has published a book in which she claims the Biblical Prophets did not foretell the future--I believe Herod would
debate her on that and be willing to put his money where his mouth is.
Do The Egyptian Minority Texts Delete The Word
from Matthew 1:25?
The answer is
that Mary was
a perpetual virgin
Which she was
After the birth
she gave birth
Simon and Salome
why Herod would be troubled at the news that the Messiah had been born--but why all Jerusalem with him?
Isaiah 66:15-16 give us a
It was quite clear that when
the Messiah came, he was coming with an army and he was going to start a war (more correctly--finish one).
The Jerusalem hierarchy was
happy, at the moment, with the status quo.
Have Rocked Their Boat
Has He Rocked
It's Time For A Check-Up
Matthew 3:3 when
compared to Isaiah (where the quote came from) says so.
the way for YHWH!
Matthew 1:23 says
so. Who is with us?
Jesus become Christ?
was Born Christ