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Baby Jesus

      “The virgin will conceive and give birth to a son, and they will call him Immanuel” (which means “God with us”). (Matthew 1:23 NIV)   This verse is also found in Isaiah 7:14. It is one of many prophecies relating to the birth of Jesus. How beautiful is it that God planned long ago to come as Man for our salvation. Immanuel means “God with us”. He is always with us but that is something we easily forget. He came in physical form to be with his people, spread the good news and die for them. He redeemed …

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A Savior Promised

  This is only one of several promises of a Savior, but the prophet Isaiah wrote: ” Behold! a virgin, shall conceive, and bear a Son, and shall call His name Immanuel.” Isaiah  7:14. Later Luke wrote this announcement concerning the birth of that Savior, Jesus: “During  the sixth month of Elizabeth’s pregnancy with John the Baptist, the angel Gabriel was sent from God to a city of Galilee named Nazareth, to a virgin betrothed to man whose name was Joseph of the house of David. The Virgin’s name was Mary.” After greeting her, angel Gabriel, told Mary she was favored by God and not to be afraid: because God was with her. Then he told Mary she will …