Nativity of Christ
Who satisfies your mouth with good things… Psalm 103:5a Psalm 37: 3 declares: “Trust in the Lord, and do good; so shalt thou dwell in the land, and verily thou shalt be fed.” There, the
In the first half of Psalm 103:4, God redeems us. Then, with only the separation of the pause of a comma, in the second half of the same verse, He crowns us. In other words,
When I was a child, I spoke as a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a child; but when I became a man, I put away childish things. (1 Corinthians 13:11) What
The birth of our Lord took place at the time and place predicted by the prophets (Gen. 49:10; Isa. 7:14; Jer. 31:15; Micah 5:2; “Hag. 2:6-9; Dan. 9:24, 25). Joseph and Mary were providentially” “led to go up to Bethlehem at this period, and there Christ was” “born (Matt. 2:1, 6; Luke 2:1, 7). The exact year or month or day” “of his birth cannot, however, now be exactly ascertained. We” “know, however, that it took place in the “fulness of the time” “(Gal. 4:4), i.e., at the fittest time in the world’s history.” Chronologists are now generally agreed that the year 4 before “the Christian era was the year of Christ’s nativity, and” consequently that he was about four years old in the year 1 A.D.
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