Mark My Words – The Birthday of a King

When we consider the coming of Christ to earth roughly 2000 years ago, what comes to your mind? Perhaps you think of a frightened young girl wondering what she is going to do, since it appears that she has become pregnant and is going to have a baby outside of wedlock. Possibly you think of a young man who feels betrayed because he is certain that his betrothed wife has been unfaithful to him. Thankfully, neither of them was correct and God clarified His miraculous purposes to them. A baby lying in a crude animal feed trough may be the image that comes to your mind. The virgin birth, the angel Gabriel, shepherds in a field watching their flocks at night, wise men coming to worship with gifts, Mary’s song of praise, the list goes on….
May I suggest to you that possibly there is different image of Christ’s coming that we should have in mind since we live in these last days, the church age.

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