Advent 2012 Day 10
All this took place to fulfill what the Lord had said through the prophet: “The virgin will conceive and give birth to a son, and they will call him Immanuel” (which means “God with us”).
When Jesus walked the dirt paths of Judea, people literally lived in the presence of God. They touched Him. More importantly, He touched them. He healed the sick among them, cast out demons, forgave their sins, calmed the storms at sea, and taught them about His Heavenly Father. He proved His deity through signs and wonders. The most significant, of course, was His power over death. Several times, He raised people from the dead, Lazarus being the most notable do to the length of time he lay dead in the tomb. But the greatest of all signs and wonders is His death on the cross where He suffered for our sins, which was climaxed my His resurrection from the dead three days later. Read More