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“So all this was done that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the Lord through the prophet, saying:”

 

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So all this was done that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the Lord through the prophet, saying:

Mary’s miraculous conception was a fulfillment of prophecy. Matthew quotes a 700-year-old prophecy to prove to the nation Israel that Jesus was the fulfillment of Isaiah 7:14.

PRINCIPLE:

Some of the credibility of Christianity rests on fulfilled prophecy.

APPLICATION:

There are more than 300 prophecies of Jesus’ first coming. His fulfillment of the prophecy of Isaiah 7:14 is one of them. Note more extensive study in this by going to this site: http://versebyversecommentary.com/articles/the_greatest_gift/.

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