Prophecy and God's Love
Isaiah 9:1-7; John 15:12-17; John 3:16-17; Romans 5:5-8
The prophecy of old: Isaiah 9:1-7
The Love of God: John 15:12-17
I like prophecy, and much of it has been fulfilled…but I believe the greatest prophecy ever recorded was the Prophecy of old that foretold of the coming of Jesus Christ.
Isaiah 9:1-7 says, ''Isaiah 9:1-7 (ESV)
1 But there will be no gloom for her who was in anguish. In the former time he brought into contempt the land of Zebulun and the land of Naphtali, but in the latter time he has made glorious the way of the sea, the land beyond the Jordan, Galilee of the nations. 2 The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light; those who dwelt in a land of deep darkness, on them has light shone. 3 You have multiplied the nation; you have increased its joy; they rejoice before you as with joy at the harvest, as they are glad when they divide the spoil.
4 For the yoke of his burden, and the staff for his shoulder, the rod of his oppressor, you have broken as on the day of Midian. 5 For every boot of the tramping warrior in battle tumult and every garment rolled in blood will be burned as fuel for the fire. 6 For to us a child is born, to us a son is given; and the government shall be upon his shoulder, and his name shall be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. 7 Of the increase of his government and of peace there will be no end, on the throne of David and over his kingdom, to establish it and to uphold it with justice and with righteousness from this time forth and forevermore. The zeal of the LORD of hosts will do this.''
Here we are again, once again now into the Christmas season…I can't get over how fast this year has gone, and how it seems that it was just last Christmas not so long ago. So once again, we are facing the time we celebrate the birth of our Lord, and Savior, Jesus Christ…
And as I was prepar ...
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