Sunday, December 25, 2005

Merry Christmas!

A MEDITATION ON MESSIAH’S COMING
Christmas Day, 2005
Amis Chapel Baptist Church, Oxford, NC

Messiah would be human/ Born of woman – (Genesis 3:15)

Messiah would be son of Abraham (Genesis 12:1-3)

Messiah would be a son of Jacob (Numbers 24:17)

Messiah would come from Tribe of Judah – (Genesis 49:8-10; Revelation 5:5)

Messiah would come from line of Jesse – (Isaiah 11:1, 10; Psalm 110:1; Matthew 22:41-46; Acts 2:34-36; Acts 13:22-23)

Messiah would come from David – (Jeremiah 23:5; 33:15-22; 2 Samuel 7:13): This comes just after the curse on Jehoiakin in Jeremiah 22:24-30

Messiah would be a Priest of Levi – (1 Chronicles 3:5; 26:4-5; Luke 3:31-32: Jeremiah 33:18; Matthew 1:6-7): Bathsheba daughter of Ammiel, son of Obed-Edom (caretaker of Tabernacle in 1 Samuel) who was of Kohath, Moses’ first cousin

Messiah would be a descendant of Zerubbabel (Haggai 2:22-23)

Messiah would be the Son of a Virgin (Isaiah 7:14; Matthew 1:22-23)

Messiah will come from Galilee (Isaiah 9:1; Matthew 4:12-16)

Messiah would be born in Bethlehem (Micah 5:2-5; Matthew 2:6)

Messiah will be a Great King (Isaiah 9:6,7)