Immanuel God with us

John 1:1,14 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. 14 And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we beheld His glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father, full of grace and truth.

Isaiah 7:14 Therefore the Lord himself will give you a sign: The virgin will conceive and give birth to a son, and will call him Immanuel (God with us.)

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It is important what we believe about Jesus.  

Below is a part of the Athanasian Creed. Read each statement and reflect on your belief in Jesus Christ.

It is necessary to everlasting salvation that we believe rightly the incarnation of our Lord Jesus Christ.  
 For the right faith is that we believe and confess that our Lord Jesus Christ, the Son of God, is God and man. 
 God of the substance of the Father, begotten before the worlds; and man of substance of His mother, born in the world.  
Perfect God and perfect man, of a reasonable soul and human flesh subsisting.
 Equal to the Father as touching His Godhead, and inferior to the Father as touching His manhood.
 Who, although He is God and man, yet He is not two, but one Christ.
 One, not by conversion of the Godhead into flesh, but by taking of that manhood into God.
 For as the reasonable soul and flesh is one man, so God and man is one Christ;
 Who suffered for our salvation, descended into hell, rose again the third day from the dead; He ascended into heaven; He sits on the right hand of the Father, God, Almighty;

Isaiah 9:6 Unto you, a child is born, unto you, a Son is given.

Christ becoming man has made God accessible to all Christians. Let your lightnside reflect the Christ in you this season.

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