SERIES: Against All Odds
MESSAGE: The World's Most Unusual Birth
SPEAKER: Skip Heitzig
SCRIPTURE: Matthew 1:18-23; Isaiah 7:14

We've seen how God repeatedly makes specific predictions about a coming Messiah throughout the books of the prophets, adding layers of details that exponentially decrease the odds of any success of their fulfillment. It's one of His unique traits (see Isaiah 41:21-24). Today we come to a prediction that is simply off the charts—the prediction that the Messiah would be virgin-born. We explore a bit of why the virgin birth is not an incidental but an absolute necessity.


  1. A Savior Is Promised (Matthew 1:21)

    1. His Name: Jesus

    2. His Mission: To Save People from Sin

  2. A Son Is Predicted (Matthew 1:22-23; Isaiah 7:14)

    1. His Birth: Born of a Virgin

    2. His Description: God With Us

  3. A Solution Is Provided (Matthew 1:23)

Topic: Prophecy

Keywords: virgin birth, Immanuel, prophecy, Holy Spirit, Savior, supernatural, forgiveness, sin, sign, salvation

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