Immanuel – God with Us! Dec 3

Questions December 3 rd :

  1. How has God been working in your life this week, how has he been using you?
  2. What Questions were raised for you today, what does the teaching today have you
    wrestling with?
  3. Jewish scholars ask this question, If Isaiah 7:14 is a prophecy of the birth of Jesus why
    was Joseph a man who would have known the scriptures surprised instead of elated that
    he was part of scriptures fulfillment?
  4. King Ahaz said he did not want to test God when God asked him to ask for a sign….Do
    you see asking God for a sign as a test of God? Why or why not?
  5. How does the explanation of Isaiah’s son being the “sign” for King Ahaz sit with you?
  6. Next week we are going to look at Matthew’s use of this promise as an explanation of
    Jesus birth. Does Matthews use of Isaiah 7:14 raise any Questions for you?
  7. How can we be praying for you this week?
    Isaiah 7:14
    Therefore, the Lord himself will give you a sign. Behold, the virgin shall conceive and bear a
    son, and shall call his name Immanuel.