A brief story of Jesus culled & adapted from The Book of Matthew
Conception:before they came together she was found with child of the Holy Spirit.
fear not to take unto thee Mary thy wife: for that which is conceived in her is of the Holy Spirit. 21 And she shall bring forth a son; and thou shalt call his name JESUS; for it is he that shall save his people from their sins.
Immanuel "God with us" note that he was named before he was born !
10 And when they saw the star, they rejoiced with exceeding great joy. 11 And they came into the house and saw the young child with Mary his mother; and they fell down and worshipped him; and opening their treasures they offered unto him gifts . Gold, Frankinscence & myrrh
have you ever wondered why frankinscence or even myrh ? The Gold we all understand but then How much Gold did they bring ?
(Song to King David) You have loved righteousness and hated wickedness; Therefore God, Your God, has anointed You With the oil of joy above Your fellows. All Your garments are fragrant with myrrh and aloes and cassia. (Psalm 45:7-8)
What is this coming up from the wilderness like columns of smoke, perfumed with myrrh and frankincense, with all scented powders of the merchant? Behold, it is the traveling couch of Solomon; sixty mighty men around it, of the mighty men of Israel. (Song of Solomon 3:6-7)
and being warned [of God] in a dream, they departed another way . (your wisemen will depart another way amen ! )
Prepare the way by JOHN THE BAPTist.
Ye offspring of vipers, who warned you to flee from the wrath to come? 8 Bring forth therefore fruit worthy of repentance: 9 and think not to say within yourselves, We have Abraham to our father: for I say unto you, that God is able of these stones to raise up children unto Abraham.
Baptism and confirmation
15 But Jesus answering said unto him, allow [it] now: for thus it becometh us to fulfil all righteousness. Then he allowed him.
Glorified: 16 And Jesus when he was baptized, went up straightway from the water: and lo, the heavens were opened unto him, and he saw the Spirit of God descending as a dove, and coming upon him; 17 and lo, a voice out of the heavens, saying, This is my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased.
Then was Jesus led up of the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted of the devil. 2 And when he had fasted forty days and forty nights, he afterward hungered.
THE IF's OF THE WORLD vs THE WORD OF GOD
The enemy shows up: "If thou art the Son of God, command ,..."
4 But he answered and said, It is written, Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceedeth out of the mouth of God. 5
6 and saith unto him, If thou art the Son of God, cast thyself down: for it is written, ( trying to use the word against him eh ? ) He shall give his angels charge concerning thee: and, On their hands they shall bear thee up, lest haply thou dash thy foot against a stone.
7 Jesus said unto him, Again it is written,
7 Jesus said unto him, Again it is written, Thou shalt not make trial of the Lord thy God. 8
Again, the devil taketh him unto an exceeding high mountain, and showeth him all the kingdoms of the world, and the glory of them; 9 and he said unto him, All these things will I give thee, if thou wilt fall down and worship me.
10 Then saith Jesus unto him, Get thee hence, Satan: for it is written, Thou shalt worship the Lord thy God, and him only shalt thou serve.
Your words of power HAVE BEEN WRITTEN in the Bible. find them out now for it is written .
11 Then the devil leaveth him; and behold, angels came and ministered unto him.
John Hands over his ministry
His Ministry begins fully
16 the people that sat in darkness saw a great light, and to them that sat in the region and shadow of death, to them did light spring up. 17 From that time began Jesus to preach, and to say, Repent ye; for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.
16 For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth on him should not perish, but have eternal life.
1.Conception: you have been concieved .
2.Named: do you know your name
3.Birth: have you been born again
4.Baptism : have you been baptised ?
5.Glorified :Have you been glorified ?
6.Tempted: Have you been tempted or are still being tempted ? This is where many of us still ARE
It is written: this is the Answer to the Devil !
7.Ministry begins : Have you started HIS ministry ?
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