How does Jesus Fulfill the Messianic Prophecies?
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How does Jesus Fulfill the Messianic Prophecies?

The Old Testament lists several hundred prophecies regarding a future Jewish Messiah. Jesus fulfilled many of these at his first coming, with some still to be fulfilled at his second coming. The earliest prophecy many connect with the future Messiah is found in Genesis 3:15. In God’s curse on the serpent, we read, “I will…

A Powerful Christmas Devotional: the story that is a template for all others
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A Powerful Christmas Devotional: the story that is a template for all others

By Alex McFarland Growing up in Greensboro, NC, my grade school education included learning about one of the town’s more famous past residents, William Sydney Porter. Does this name ring a bell? Perhaps you’ve heard of his pseud- onym, “O’ Henry.” Porter (1862-1910) left employment in his family’s drug store and established himself as a…

What does it mean that Jesus was fully man and fully God?
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What does it mean that Jesus was fully man and fully God?

The only way Jesus could be God is if he was 100 percent divine. The only way he could be human is if he was 100 percent man. But how could this view, known as the “hypostatic union,” be possible? First, let’s look at how Scripture defines the humanity of Jesus. John 1:14 says, “The…

Jesus, Risen; Christianity, Unique!
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Jesus, Risen; Christianity, Unique!

Scholar and apologist R.C. Sproul was once asked, “What is the difference between the Christian God, and the gods of the other religions?”  In his simple, yet profound answer, Sproul pointed out that, “The main difference is this: “The God of Christianity exists.”  Indeed, Christianity is unique among the world’s belief systems. Nothing illustrates this…