Summary: This sermon will be to show that Christ's birth and life was foretold about in many prophecies in the Old Testament; just as Christ's life was written about and had a plan we can know that ours does, too.
Intro: There are many prophecies in the Old Testament regarding the Christ. This week we'll be looking at three that concern his birth and early childhood.
I. The prophecy of the Virgin Birth
Isaiah had many prophecies describing the Messiah. This one deals with his mother Mary's virgin birth.
II. The prophecy of Bethlehem
In this verse we see a clear statement that the Christ will be born in Bethlehem.
III. The prophecy of the flight to Egypt
Like many Old Testament prophecies regarding the Messiah, this one in Hosea about the flight to Egypt has a dual meaning, a meaning for the time it was spoken and a prophecy itself.