By: W Stephen Svedin, Moroni Channel
​Published: Saturday, April 23 2016; 7:16 p.m. DMT

 

Summary 

Christ is born of Mary – She conceives by the power of The Holy Ghost – Our Lord is named Jesus

As we study Scripture it helps if we have a purpose for why we are studying, that purpose will change from person to person. Some examples of purpose are

  •  to learn more about God and what He has asked us to do
  • to learn how to build a relationship with God, to be able to talk to Him (pray) and how to recongize His responce to us.
  • to learn how to teach others about what God wants them to do

      The only one who can tell you what your purpose should be is the Holy Ghost, if you try He will be able to direct you.

My first Scripture that I want to discuss in part of Matthew 1, it is verses 18 Now the birth of Jesus Christ was on this wise: When as his mother Mary was espoused to Joseph, before they came together, she was found with child of the Holy Ghost.

(Mathew Chapter 1  Selected Verses)

19 Then Joseph her husband, being a just man, and not willing to make her a public example, was minded to put her away privily.

20 But while he thought on these things, behold, the angel of the Lord appeared unto him in a dream, saying, Joseph, thou son of David, fear not to take unto thee Mary thy wife: for that which is conceived in her is of the Holy Ghost.

21 And she shall bring forth a son, and thou shalt call his name Jesus: for he shall save his people from their sins.

22 Now all this was done, that it might be fulfilled which was spoken of the Lord by the prophet, saying,

23 Behold, a virgin shall be with child, and shall bring forth a son, and they shall call his name Emmanuel, which being interpreted is, God with us.

24 Then Joseph being raised from sleep did as the angel of the Lord had bidden him, and took unto him his wife:

25 And knew her not till she had brought forth her firstborn son: and he called his name Jesus.

      I really would like to focus on verse 21, to my thinking this may be one of the most important verses in the New Testament
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