BEHOLD, THE VIRGIN SHALL BE WITH CHILD AND SHALL BEAR A SON, AND THEY SHALL CALL HIS NAME IMMANUEL," which translated means, "GOD WITH US."
Matt 1:23 (NASB)
We celebrate the most amazing truth that mankind could ever wish for, God with us. Those who have come to know Christ as Savior and Lord understand Him to be God almighty becoming human. This is called “The Incarnation.” God promised in Isaiah 7:14 that He was going to this and Matthew 1:23 is the fulfillment of this passage.
God’s desire was always to have man in His presence. He created mankind to be in His presence, but Adam’s sin caused a separation that only God could fix. He said He was going to that in Genesis 3:15. Later when God met with the people of Israel He expressed that He didn’t want to dwell on...