The scripture for today, September 6 (9/6), is Isaiah 9:6 as found in the Old Testament of the Bible.
This is one of the most amazing scriptures in the entire Bible explaining how God is One and self-existent. It is as astounding as John 1:1,14 that says, “In the beginning was the Word. The Word was with God and the Word was God…The Word became flesh and dwelt among us.”
This child predicted to be born unto us was both Father and Son and God. He created Himself. He was self-existent.
He is the image of the invisible God. ”For in him all the fullness of God was pleased to dwell” (Colossians 1:15, 19; cf. 2 Corinthians 4:4). The men who saw Jesus Christ saw God (John 12:45, 14:9). God’s blood (God’s Word in flesh) was shed on the cross (Acts 20:28).
In America, we sometimes say about a son, “he is the spitting image of his father.” Jesus said, “If you want to look at the Father, look at me.” God is a Spirit but created us in a material world. So, sometimes God materialized in the Old Testament. In the New Testament he materialized as Jesus.
This is so amazing. And we have been so blessed beyond full comprehension.
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