Immanuel (or Emmanuel) means God with Us. The birth of Jesus Christ the son of God was prophesied centuries before He was born of Mary in Bethlehem. The prophecies of Him, fortold his virgin birth, His life and His atoning sacrifice. Christ, as a member of the Godhead and therefore as a God himself, literally fulfilled the prophecy of Isaiah that God would be with the people through Him.
Therefore the Lord himself shall give you a sign; Behold, a virgin shall conceive, and bear a son, and shall call his name Immanuel. — Isaiah 7:14
This great video shows some of the story of Christ’s life. I testify that Christ is the son of God. I’m grateful for this Christmas season where I can focus better on remembering His life.
Now the birth of Jesus Christ was on this wise: When as his mother Mary was espoused to Joseph, before they came together, she was found with child of the Holy Ghost. Then Joseph her husband, being a just man, and not willing to make her a publick example, was minded to put her away privily. But while he thought on these things, behold, the angel of the Lord appeared unto him in a dream, saying, Joseph, thou son of David, fear not to take unto thee Mary thy wife: for that which is conceived in her is of the Holy Ghost. And she shall bring forth a son, and thou shalt call his name JESUS: for he shall save his people from their sins. Now all this was done, that it might be fulfilled which was spoken of the Lord by the prophet, saying, Behold, a virgin shall be with child, and shall bring forth a son, and they shall call his name Emmanuel, which being interpreted is, God with us. — Matthew 1:18-23
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