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Immanuel: God With Us

The notion that God would want to appear alongside his creation to care for and instruct us is not just a comforting thought. That a Creator would not want to be close to what he created is contrary to instinct and understanding. The theological term that designates Yeshua (Jesus) as the presence of God in…

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Does almah mean young woman or virgin?

A common argument raised against the virgin birth” and against the New Testament’s reference to Isaiah 7:14, is that the Hebrew word “almah” does not mean virgin, and Jews do not believe in such a thing as a virgin birth. Archaeological findings show that the Hebrew word “almah” refers to a virgin. The possibility of…

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The Promised Child

A look at Isaiah’s prophecy regarding God himself dwelling among people.

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Almah: Virgin or Young Maiden?
Author: Zhava Glaser

The identity of the mother of Immanuel in Isaiah 7:14 has been a subject of debate over the centuries: Was the prophet Isaiah speaking of a virgin or not?

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Immanuel: God With Us
Author: Ruth Rosen

I have always enjoyed the tradition of giving and receiving presents at Christmas, although I must admit the reason why people do it has escaped me, if indeed it was ever within my grasp. But I do believe that Jesus’ birth, death and resurrection on this earth was God’s colossal gift to mankind. Sound strange…

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