Therefore the Lord Himself shall give you a sign; Behold, the young woman who is unmarried and a virgin shall conceive and bear a son, and shall call his name Immanuel [God with us].(Isaiah 7:14, Amplified)
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 1:23, KJV)
God with us. I’ve been thinking about that this morning. It was His idea. He was the One that wanted to be with us. There is so much I can say about that, but right now we need to take time to just think on ‘God with us’. It was His desire and He sent His Son to this earth, knowing He would suffer and die on a cross, so that He, God could be with us.
What amazing love.
For with God, nothing shall be impossible. (Luke 1:37, KJV)
Through Jesus we are with Him and He is with us.
And these attesting signs will accompany those who believe: in My name they will drive out demons; they will speak in new languages: They will pick up serpents; and [even] if they drink anything deadly, it will not hurt them; they will lay their hands on the sick, and they will get well… And they went out and preached everywhere, while the Lord kept working with them and confirming the message by the attesting signs and miracles that closely accompanied [it]. (Mark 16:17-18, 20; Amplified)
While the Lord kept working with them.
i am amazed and love God’s plan of redemption – God with flesh, God with us, Jesus. it so amazes me!
I, too, have been thinking on this very Scripture. As you read my Christmas letter, you will see that the Holy Spirit is speaking to several about His love for us!
I’m not easily impressed. . . but that’s impersnisg me! 🙂