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Jesus Is the Virgin Born Son of God (2 of 10)
Series: "Who Is Jesus?"
John 12:34, Matthew 1:18-23
March 13, 2005
1. Virgin Birth as Prophetically Announced
2. Virgin Birth as Historically Accomplished
3. Virgin Birth as Theologically Absolute
At the very beginning I want to once again remind you that everything I will say about Jesus is based on what the Bible says about Jesus. I have noticed this; those who have problems with Jesus also have problems with the Bible. If a person is not right about the Word of God they will not be right about the Son of God. As for me and this Church, we believe the Bible to be the Word of God--period.
There was a time when a Statement of Faith meant something to Churches. In the past Churches would include their Statement of Faith in their services and would repeat it in unison. When I was in Bible College, we began each Monday's chapel by saying out loud the schools Statement of Faith. Now, many Churches have no idea what they believe.
Here is our Statement of Faith on the Bible:
"The Holy Bible was written by men divinely inspired and is God's revelation of Himself to man. It is a perfect treasure of divine instruction. It has God for its author, salvation for its end, and truth, without any mixture of error, for its matter. Therefore, all Scripture is totally true and trustworthy. It reveals the principles by which God judges us, and therefore is, and will remain to the end of the world, the true center of Christian union, and the supreme standard by which all human conduct, creeds, and religious opinions should be tried. All Scripture is a testimony to Christ, who is Himself the focus of divine revelation."1
Because we believe the Bible to be God's Word, we believe everything it says about the Lord Jesus. In John 12:34 the people asked, "Who is this Son of Man?" Who is Jesus? That is the question I am attempting to answer in these Sunday morning services.
In our last study I sh ...
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