We have a report of a birth taking place in an open field near the little Arab village of Bethlehem. The Shepherds are reporting they have found the newborn babe with his parents. The babe wrapped in swaddling clothes lying in a manger, a food trough for the animals. There are also reports that last night there were unidentified flying objects, UFOs in the skies over and around Bethlehem. Some of the Shepherds are saying that the UFO’s were actually angels, and this host of angels were actually singing joyful songs of the birth of the long-awaited Jewish Messiah.
There are unconfirmed reports that this little baby is the one that has been spoken of by the ancient Jewish prophets for hundreds of years. The one to be born in Bethlehem and to become the King of Kings and Lord of Lords, the Son of God.
And that’s the latest in our Middle East News Update.
We report this information because it did set the stage for Bible prophecy to be fulfilled.
The Birth of Jesus Christ fulfilled all the prophecies in the Bible for the presence of God with us, Emmanuel. And it does actually set the stage for Bible prophecy to be fulfilled.
For over 2,000 years the story of the birth of Christ which is recorded in four chapters of the Bible Matthew 1 and 2 and Luke 1 and 2, actually only 168 verses. This story has been responsible for authors writing so many books that one library could not contain all of the volumes. The composers have penned the music and lyrics for musical manuscripts with Jesus Christ as the theme of these musical numbers. The most used theme in all of music history. Though Jesus Christ never traveled more than 100 miles from his hometown, men and women have traveled to the far reaches of this earth to tell others the story of this man, the God-man, born 2,000 years ago in Bethlehem.
It is interesting to note that the Messiah, Jesus Christ started in a cradle, a manger. He carried His cross to where they would crucify Him but death could not keep Him. He arose from the dead three days later. As He left this world to go back to heaven He promised that He would come again to earth, this time wearing a crown. This God-man, Emmanuel, God with us came by way of the cradle to the cross and soon He will come wearing a crown. Jesus Christ the Messiah who has and will fulfill Bible prophecy.