The Master‘s Class, LifeChange Church Wichita
A MIRACULOUS BIRTH (Luke 1:30; 2:8-14) 2021

A MIRACULOUS BIRTH (Luke 1:30; 2:8-14) 2021

December 19, 2021

One of the most frequent challenges that I get when my lessons are heard by Muslims is that Jesus Christ is not the Son of God.  They often quote the Quran which states that “Allah, who has not begotten a son (nor an offspring)…” as the basis for their disbelief.  They have also asked this question, “You say that Jesus Christ is the Son of God because He was born of a virgin, and that He didn’t have an earthly father.  Well, Adam didn’t have a father or a mother. Wouldn’t that make Adam more a Son of God than Jesus?” The answer to that question is found at the very root of our knowledge about who Jesus Christ is.  The answer that the Word of God gives us is that Jesus is not the Son of God because He was born of a virgin.  Instead, He was born of a virgin because He is the Son of God.  

Now, I’m aware that the world laughs at the idea of a virgin birth. They think of it as some sort of primitive, medieval, superstition or something. They mock the idea of the virgin birth. I can tell you furthermore, the devil hates the idea of the virgin birth, because it teaches both the humanity and the deity of his nemesis, and our Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ. 

Well, I want to show you in this message that you have no hope of salvation apart from the virgin birth. I want to show you that if you take away the virgin birth of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, you have destroyed the whole foundation of Christianity, and it will all collapse like a house of cards. It is not incidental; it is fundamental. 

Jesus was born of a virgin that we might be born again. He came to earth that we might go to heaven. He became the Son of man that we might become the sons and daughters of God. That’s what it’s all about. That is why we have the virgin birth. Thank God that God stepped out of heaven and was born of a virgin. That’s the reason the angel said, “I bring you good tidings of great joy, which shall be to all people.” (Luke 2:10) 

Jesus Christ is not the white man’s Savior, the black man’s Savior, the yellow man’s Savior, the western Savior, the eastern Savior; He is the Savior of the world. “This is good news which is to all people.” He is the Savior of the world. The world needs Jesus. Jews and Gentiles need Jesus. Young and old need Jesus. Rich and poor need Jesus. Intellectual and illiterate, we all need Jesus. He is the virgin-born Son of God.

Clink on the link below to hear a podcast message from The Master’s Class at LifeChange Church Wichita that describes the answer to this world’s problems is the Second Coming of the Lord Jesus Christ. The hope of the individual, the hope of the church, the hope of the family, the hope of this nation, and the hope of this world, is Jesus Christ.

Amen.

A MIRACULOUS  BIRTH (Luke 1:30; 2:8-14)

A MIRACULOUS BIRTH (Luke 1:30; 2:8-14)

December 20, 2020

Now, I’m aware that the world laughs at the idea of a virgin birth. They think of it as some sort of primitive, medieval superstition or something. They laugh, they mock, at the idea of the virgin birth. I can tell you furthermore, the devil hates the idea of the virgin birth, because it teaches both the humanity and the deity of his nemesis, and our Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ. But worse than the mockery of this world, and worse than the hatred of Satan, is the ignorance of many so-called Christians concerning the virgin birth. Many of them doubt it. Some don’t believe it at all. And others think that it is incidental. 

One of the most frequent challenges about the virgin birth of Christ is that Jesus Christ is not the Son of God.  They will state, “You say that Jesus Christ is the Son of God because He was born of a virgin, and that He didn’t have an earthly father.  Well, Adam didn’t have a father or a mother. Wouldn’t that make Adam more a Son of God than Jesus?”  The answer to that question is found at the very root of our knowledge about who Jesus Christ is.  The answer that the Word of God gives us is that Jesus was not the Son of God because He was born of a virgin.  Instead, He was born of a virgin because He was the Son of God.  

What the other faiths do not understand is that Jesus did not have His start in Bethlehem. Jesus Christ has been the Son of God from before the foundations of time.  In other words, He was the Son of God before Bethlehem, and He chose to step out of the glory to become God incarnate in man, and He did so by being born of a virgin.

Click on the podcast below to hear a message on why the virgin birth is so important to our faith.  Jesus Christ, the Son of God, was born of a virgin that we might be born again. He came to earth that we might go to heaven. He became the Son of man that we might become the sons and daughters of God. That’s what it’s all about. That is why we have the virgin birth.

Amen.

WHY CHRIST IS IMPORTANT TO CHRISTMAS (Matt 1:18 to 2:11)

WHY CHRIST IS IMPORTANT TO CHRISTMAS (Matt 1:18 to 2:11)

December 22, 2014
Each year we celebrate Christmas as a time of giving, a time of getting together with loved ones, and as a time of joy.  Unfortunately, each year there are more and more people who want to take Christ out of the holiday.  It has become politically incorrect to say Merry Christmas.  We are advised now to say Happy Holidays, instead.  The manger scene is no longer allowed to be displayed in our public spaces.  Christ is no longer welcome in our celebrations as a nation.  This is most unfortunate, because Christ is truly the reason for the celebration to occur at all.

As Christians we are losing the battle of the language because we fail to stand up for the Lord and Savior that we serve.  We need to be actively sharing the reason that the virgin birth of Jesus Christ is important to the world.  We need to be sharing with a lost world that God sent His Son to be born in a manger so that we might have everlasting life.

Listen to this podcast to learn the importance of the virgin birth of Christ, and why there is just something special about the name of Jesus.    

Merry Christmas to all of you, and may God bless you as you listen to this lesson.

THE BIRTH OF JESUS CHRIST (Matt. 1:1 to 2:11)

THE BIRTH OF JESUS CHRIST (Matt. 1:1 to 2:11)

December 23, 2012

Why is the story of the birth of Jesus so important to the Christian faith?

 

Why do people all around the world read this story around the Christmas tree as they gather to celebrate this special day?

 

Listen to this podcast to learn the meaning of the birth of Jesus Christ.  Why His birth must have been from a virgin Mary.  Why there is absolutely no compromise on this fact. 

 

This is a story of God’s amazing grace, in that He loved each of us so much that He sent His only begotten Son to the earth in the form of a baby.  Listen and rejoice in such a wonderful act of God’s love.

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