JESUS, Bethlehem, Manger

On the night that JESUS was born, in reading the events that unfold unlike the fanfare of this world, we get a glimpse of the power and glory, yet lowliness and humbleness of God, the most High, as it is written:
“And there were in the same country shepherds abiding in the field, keeping watch over their flock by night. And, lo, the angel of the Lord came upon them, and the glory of the Lord shone round about them: and they were sore afraid. And the angel said unto them, Fear not: for, behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy, which shall be to all people.
For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Saviour, which is Christ the Lord. And this shall be a sign unto you; Ye shall find the babe wrapped in swaddling clothes, lying in a manger. And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host praising God, and saying,
‘Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, good will toward men. And it came to pass, as the angels were gone away from them into heaven, the shepherds said one to another, Let us now go even unto Bethlehem, and see this thing which is come to pass, which the Lord hath made known unto us.
And they came with haste, and found Mary, and Joseph, and the babe lying in a manger” (Luke 2:8-16).

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‘Where is he that is born King of the Jews?

When Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judæa in the days of Herod the king, behold, there came wise men from the east to Jerusalem, Saying, ‘Where is he that is born King of the Jews? For we have seen his star in the east, and are come to worship him” (Matthew 2:1-2).

“When they saw the star, they rejoiced with exceeding great joy. And when they were come into the house, they saw the young child with Mary his mother, and fell down, and worshipped him: and when they had opened their treasures, they presented unto him gifts; gold, and frankincense, and myrrh” (Matthew 2:10-11).

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JESUS is the Salvation of God

Believe in JESUS because God sent his Son to this earth for the glory of his people Israel and a light for the Gentiles (Luke 2:32).

“Who is he that overcometh the world, but he that believeth that Jesus is the Son of God? This is he that came by water and blood, even Jesus Christ; not by water only, but by water and blood. And it is the Spirit that beareth witness, because the Spirit is truth” (1 John 5:5–6).

“For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counseller, the mighty God, the everlasting Father, the Prince of Peace. Of the increase of his government and peace there shall be no end, upon the throne of David, and upon his kingdom, to order it, and to establish it with judgment and with justice from henceforth even forever” (Isaiah 9:6–7).

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King Jesus

Let us never forget that God sent his Son to this earth for the glory of his people Israel and a light for the Gentiles (Luke 2:32). Hence, it was written when Jesus was born that he is the King of the Jews (Matthew 2:1-2). Therefore, let us ALL be humble and give God thanks and praise always for given us [Gentiles] the opportunity to inherit light in the Kingdom of his dear Son in the next world without an end in New Heavens and a New Earth (Isaiah 45:17, 65:17) (Ephesians 3:21).

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Bethlehem

Jesus is of the house and lineage of David, a Beth-lehemite; hence the city of David is called Bethlehem (Luke 2:1-4) (1 Samuel 16:1).

“And thou Bethlehem, in the land of Juda, art not the least among the princes of Juda: for out of thee shall come a Governor, that shall rule my people Israel” (Matthew 2:6). “Hath not the scripture said, That Christ cometh of the seed of David, and out of the town of Bethlehem, where David was?” (John 7:42).
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His name is Jesus: The only Savior

Whether we celebrate or not Christmas is our decision. However, this decision does not change the miraculous fact that the Virgin Mary give birth to the only begotten son of the most Highest: JESUS (Luke 1:27-31).

“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” (Matthew 1:18-21).
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Christmas?

No human being on this earth is in any position to judge another. Whether we celebrate or not Christmas is our decision. However, this decision does not change the miraculous fact that the Virgin Mary give birth to the only begotten son of the most Highest: JESUS (Luke 1:27-31).

Let us all be reminded that Jesus Christ says: “Judge not, that ye be not judged. For with what judgment ye judge, ye shall be judged: and with what measure ye mete, it shall be measured to you again” (Matthew 7:1-2).
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