The Virgin Birth

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The Virgin Birth - Isaiah 7:14
Evidence of Mary’s Virginity
• The Divine Record
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Matthew 1:18 “before they came together”
Matthew 1:20 “of the Holy Spirit”
Matthew 1:25 “kept her a virgin”
Luke 1:34 “How can this be…”
• The Jewish Betrothal
– Reinforces The Contemporary Acceptance of
Her Virginity
• The Greek & Hebrew Language
– Hebrew: “Almah” young woman, virgin
– Greek: “Parthenos” a virgin
An Amazing Miracle
• Accomplished By The Holy Spirit’s Power
– Matthew 1:20
• Announced By Gabriel, The Angel
– Luke 1:26-33
• Approved By Mary
– Trust in God’s Power (Luke 1:34-38)
– Praise for God’s Blessings (Luke 1:46-55)
• Affirmed By Elizabeth’s Declaration
– Luke 1:39-45
• Accepted By Joseph
– Mt. 1:19-25
God’s Sign To Mankind
• Testifies of God’s Supernatural Power
– Matthew 1:19-20
• Testifies of Jesus’ Special Nature
– Matthew 1:21
• Testifies of God’s Prophetic Ability
– Isaiah 7:14, 2 Kings 16:9
– Matthew 1:22-23
The Importance
Of The Virgin Birth
• It Is Essential To Christian Faith
– If Jesus Was Not Born of a Virgin Matthew &
Luke Are Unreliable Liars.
– And, Jesus’ High Priesthood Is Invalid.
(Hebrews 7:17, 28)
• It Demonstrates God’s Wonderful Plan
For Women
– Genesis 3:15, Luke 1:28
• It Continues To Stir Our Faith Today
– “…Nothing Will Be Impossible With God.”
– Luke 1:37
The Virgin Birth - Isaiah 7:14
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