7 Revealing Scriptures on the Childhood of Yeshua / Jesus, the Messiah

Not much is revealed in the Holy Scriptures about the childhood of the Messiah, Yeshua / Jesus of Nazareth. Yet, the written Word reveals more about the incarnate Word than is often recognized. What can we know about the  child, the boy, the young Son of God?

Luke 1:35He was THE Holy Child (Messiah) from Conception

Due to His being conceived by the power of the Holy Spirit, Yeshua / Jesus was and is unique from all other humans. He is called the Holy Child, meaning His Deity was not imparted at sometime in adulthood. Rather He always was and is the Son of God, the Word. When He was incarnated, the Word became flesh and dwelled among us. Did He know—as a child—that He is Deity? Yes! Mary and Joseph not only would have explained to Him what the angel said, …but continue to read below:

Luke 2:22-40His Infancy / Childhood was Bittersweet, Just Like His Entire Life.

Simeon told Mary at Dedication of Yeshua, “the sword will pierce your heart.” This foreboding prophecy followed great acclamations and stunning prophecy over the Holy Infant. The bitter and the sweet would mark Yeshua’s entire life.

He would lauded by Wise Men, yet born in an animal booth.

His contemporaries (babies of His age and home region) would be massacred by Herod. What a loneliness to contemplate. He had to flee to a foreign country as a refugee before returning to His home country after the threat was over. 

People accused His earthly mother of being a fornicator and Him of being born due to fornication. His adoptive father would have been open to the same ridicule.

His earthly mother evidently knew He had special powers. At Cana in Gallilea, she encourages Him to exert these miraculous powers, but He corrects her about the role she does not have in His ministry. Still, one wonders how she knew of His miraculous powers (under the Father’s direction). Had He been directed by Abba Father to do amazing things as a youth? We don’t know for sure, but Mary’s encouragements to do miracles would not have come from her imaginative whim.

At one time, when He returned to teach in His “home town” both His earthly mother and brothers said He was crazy (“out of His head,” or “beside himself”.) Many of his adoptive family later believed in Him, as witnessed by Mary at the Cross and James’ letter in the Greek New Testament.

Later on as an adult, He knew great popularity—as a Deliverer, prophet and teacher and hailed King—and He also knew vile accusation, sinister plotting, ultimate betrayal and abandonment to the Cross of Atonement.

Luke 2:52Messiah had to grow, both in wisdom and in body.

He entered the world in a nutural yet supernatural way, so that he could naturally but supernaturally rescue humanity from the sinfulness which enslaves it. Accordingly, He was not fully self-aware nor limitless from conception or birth. He laid aside His limitless knowledge and perfect understanding of all things. While He did have a limitless capacity to know and understand all things (unlike our fallen limitations), He had to grow or fill up His capacity over time. This was a process, an endurance of obedience—hearing and following the Father’s instructions. Just as His body was growing, so His knowledge and understanding of all things grew. Fascinatingly, as he increased in this way, the Father showed* Him increasingly more favor… and so did people. 

*[His approval with the Father was never compromised, nor able to be compromised. But with each stage of hearing and obeying, The Father encouraged / openly rewarded His faithful Son by showing Him favor.]

Isaiah 50God the Father Awakened His Son Every Morning

How did Messiah learn? Who taught Him?

v. 4 “The Lord God has given me the tongue of those who are taught, that I may know how to sustain with a word him who is weary. Morning by morning he awakens; he awakens my ear to hear as those who are taught…”

Yeshua knew He was the Son of God, even as a child, because God the Father awakened His Son every morning in order to teach Yeshua. His lessons were not to make Him haughty or superior but to make Him equipped to speak a sustaining word to those who are weary. His is a ministry of healing and restoration, of building up the broken. 

Isaiah continues this Messianic prophecy by describing—in 1st person (as if Jesus Himself is speaking)—the suffering and atonement of Yeshua the Messiah. We read of His endless victory over His enemies. Yeshua invites all to trust in Him.

By the way, He learned His lessons well evidently. At 12-13, He showed His advanced understanding of the Torah at the Temple… apparently something His Abba Father told Him to do (Luke 2:41-52). The scholars were astonished at His teachings.

Mark 6:3He Learned a Trade Too!

As a child, Yeshua would have learned the trade of Joseph, His surrogate earthly father-figure. He was a carpenter. He learned taking orders from Joseph and customers, self-discipline, investment & delayed reward, product deadlines, good business, hard and patient and skilled work, problem solving, supply & demand, conscientious craftsmanship, financial self-sustainability, reward of a job well done, etc. He earned His bread by the sweat of His brow and by calloused hands. He knew what is was to be tired by long work and the sweetness of rest from labor. He had underlings, colleagues and those His senior. Everything that any professional must do and endure, Jesus learned it by his trade. And all know that a master craftsman is made, not born.

Can you imagine buying a fine quality ladder or an ox yoke made by the Messiah? 

Matthew 2:11The Role of Gold, Frankincense & Myrrh 

Months after His birth, Magi descended from the teachings of Daniel, offered gifts to the infant Messiah. These show significance and would have provided an inheritance for Yeshua throughout his 30+ years of life.

Gold speaks of His being Deity and King.

Frankincense speaks of His being the High Priest and even a Self-sacrificial Offering, fully pleasing in the senses of His Abba, Father (Isaiah 53).

Myrrh speaks of His being a Suffering Servant, a Prophet who would see a bitter Prophet’s death. [Yet He did not remain so.]

Yeshua was not poor. He had enough money to do / have what he needed.

Hebrews 5:8-10 — Everything He Endured (Especially as a Child) was to Make Him a Perfect High Priest

8 Although he was a son, he learned obedience through what he suffered. 9 And being made perfect, he became the source of eternal salvation to all who obey him, 10 being designated by God a high priest after the order of Melchizedek.

10 Reasons Why God Does Not Heal Everyone and/or Prevent Evil

These are the questions:

“If God exists and is good, then why does God allow evil and suffering?” —Atheist / Agnostic

“If God is all powerful, then why don’t Christians go into hospitals and psych wards to heal everyone?” —Skeptic

“Will God heal the non-believer just the same as a believer?” —Inquiring Christian

“I prayed for a miracle, but God did not do it. Why?” —Disillusioned Christian

These are the biblical answers:

1. Human free will stands, according to God’s original design. By it we fell into sin; with it, each of us may be redeemed by grace through faith. Free will means others may affect my life, and that is just the law of existence, which God set into motion. Their freedom is your freedom; and God will not remove it. He keeps His own laws. Mankind makes evil and hurtful or neglegent choices, because mankind is corrupted in nature, not God.

BUT, God promises He alone can redeem these evils into something eternally good, if He is willfully entrusted with both the wrongs and His prescription on how to cope with them. Finding out & following His ways can treat and / or prevent much evil, inner suffering & even physical ailment.

Sometimes God won’t heal us or heal instantly, because He wants us to use our will to find healing by searching out and living in His freeing Truth & ways. That is, God may delay a healing or spread it out over time in order to build the faith of the recipient. Instantaneous healing does happen, but so does prolonged healing.

If He has assured us of healing based on His Word and the illumination of the Spirit, then we must continually believe with praising, or “pray through.” This builds a strong faith! Again, God is more interested in cultivating our person in trusting Him than in providing quick fixes for our temporal, physical bodies. See Luke 18:1-8

And, yes, emotional and psychological healings come at His hands too… but often take much time and much truth.

2. Some (NOT ALL) torments are the result of sin. Examples include: guilt, not forgiving others, the results of covetously seeking riches and fame or worldly success, bitterness or blaming God for not getting your strong desires met, dabbling in occult ritual or magic, bringing railing accusation against / commanding angels, speaking evil/reviling angelic majesties without knowledge/understanding. These must be confessed and renounced in Jesus’ Name before we can command the tormentors to go. (See Jude; Matthew 18:34; Hebrews 12; 1 Timothy 6:10; James 4-5)

3. Our understanding is limited; God’s is limitless. It may be redemptive suffering or glorification of God in unseen realms… Or seen realms (Ex. Job, John 9:1-12). We are not gods; He is God. It is about His glory, AND He rewards those who suffer but keep faith! [See Befitting Rewards Series and 1 Peter 4 & Luke 22:31]

4. This is a fallen world in an evil age—temporal—not Heaven. Sickness, disaster, disease & death are not only possible but probable; but God wants our trust in Him for the rescue of our eternal soul—even above trust for temporal fixes—as well as the maturing of our (believers’) person into Jesus’ likeness. We did not give God trust in a perfect age (Garden of Eden). This present evil age is about trusting Him while enduring ills. If we do so, He will give us His wisdom & understanding. Therefore, He may or may not heal / deliver based on our need to grow into Christ’s likeness. Jesus suffered and was perfected by it too, but He suffered so that He could rescue us from eternal separation from God in judgement. The rescue and mature development of your eternal soul is more important to God than your temporal / bodily desires. Only by suffering, can we be made better (more empathetic, wise, understanding, compassionate, self-less, content) people.

Speaking of being mortal, getting older and chronically sick is hard. King Solomon puts it best by saying: “Remember your creator in the days of your youth, before the evil days come and you say, ‘I have no pleasure in them’ (Ecclesiastes 12:1). God says you were supposed to have spent your youthful years learning the Wisdom of God, SO THAT when you are older and sicker and feeble you would be prepared instead of lost for answers about life in this fallen world. Youth is preparation for getting older, not a thing to be squandered as if to say, “Tonight, we are young. So, let’s set the world on fire.” The best way to age gracefully is to age (gain) in wisdom. Even wine gets better with age, even though it rots.

See Romans 8:29-30; John 16:33; Ecclesiastes 12

5. God is not partial or vengeful. He gives both blessings and trials to the just and the unjust alike. He lets good things and “bad” things happen for a reason, which is: both blessing and suffering are meant to lead us to faith in God, either in response for his goodness OR in seeing the brokenness of the fallen world & desiring to be rescued from this present evil, fallen age. See Matthew 5:45

6. The proud, rich & affluent of this world are often self sufficient (poor in faith). We think we have a remedy or fix or prevention or insurance for everything… somehow invincible. We need to learn our frailty and vulnerability and trust in the presence of God (See above). To become spiritually rich, we must fully realize we are poor in spirit; and a revelation of our spiritual bankruptcy before God does not happen without trials. By the way, if we treat prayer for healing like a “treatment” so that we can go on living in our godless and selfish ways, then God won’t heal us. See James 2:5; 5; Matthew 5:3

7. Someone must ask for healing (spiritual & physical) in Jesus’ Name. If one does not believe in Him as the only true God and Savior, why should He give them a healing / deliverance? In the Bible records, healings are always given so that faith may be established in Him. This is not to say God will not preserve life, even in miraculous ways, until that one has a chance to hear the Good News of Jesus. God has and will heal, or allow a near death experience, or miraculously protect or deliver someone from tragedy, if/when that person needs to hear / accept the Good News of Jesus.

[See Bible passages recording healings and “What About Those Who Have Not Heard?“]

8. Believers do not direct or empower spiritual gifts (healing, etc.) to use at their will, as if the power is theirs. It is God’s power and at His will. (See above & 1 Corinthians 12:11)

9. Prayer is aligning with God’s rule & will over us. Sometimes He says no, even to those who are righteous (repentant attitude). To pray for His “Kingdom to come & His will to be done on earth as it is in Heaven” is not a question of His will getting done, as if God can’t do everything He wants in this present, evil age. But rather, to pray this is to practice aligning ourselves with God’s will and rule by agreement of spirit and a confident trust in Him. This is called faith, and untainted faith is sourced in (or flows out of) love. If we love God, we desire His rule and his will to happen on earth, even if it goes against our natural desires; and this stands in direct contradistinction to the collective will of fallen, unregenerate humanity… which seeks self-will and self-rule at all costs. The “Lord’s Prayer” is a form of worship, not a revelation of God’s impotence. So, we may pray outright for healing (believer & non-believer alike), but if God does not heal you—in His Divine wisdom—will you love him and trust him anyway? Will you learn to pray with agreement from the heart, “Thy Kingdom come, thy will be done.” [*Note: this prayer is also prophetic concerning His future 1000 yr. reign from Jerusalem]

As Nick Vujicic says:

If you don’t get a miracle, be the miracle.”

10. God wants fellowship. More than any, God has suffered; because in all our suffering, He suffers. We are His Creation gone astray by the free will he gave us and enduring evils He never would have chosen for us. He also provides the remedy of His Son at His own costly expense. But, just like Abraham and all the patriarchs and great people of faith, they endured great hardship & testing down here, so that they would know the fellowship of Christ Jesus’ sufferings… a necessary “evil” that must go alongside of knowing “the power of His resurrection!” These people were called “friend” by God and enjoyed deep relationship with Him while on earth and afterward in Heaven. Are you desiring exemption from this? As Romans 8 puts it, “I reckon that the present sufferings of this age are nothing to be compared to the glory to be revealed in us…. If we suffer with Him, we shall also reign with Him.” See Romans 4; 5:3; 8; Hebrews 11

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What Will Believers Endure before the (Pre-Tribulation) Rapture?

Tim Lahaye’s Left Behind book series (1995–2007) took the world by storm. Mr. Lahaye gave a biblically-informed, fictional narrative of the Apocalyptic timeline in novel form. After the final release, one of my relatives bought and devoured all the books in nearly one sitting each. People want to know what the Bible has to say about the future.

Like Mr. Lahaye, I see the Bible teaches that the Redeemed of the Lord will be removed physically from planet earth before the Apocalypse begins. [By the way, it will begin with 3.5 years of peace before all Hell literally breaks loose for the next 3.5 years.] But, this is not to say genuine Christians will suffer nothing at the hands of persecutors before the Rapture. The Apostles taught “we must suffer many hardships to enter the kingdom of God” (Acts 14:22). Moreover, Peter writes: [1 Peter 4:12-19]

12Beloved, do not be surprised at the fiery trial when it comes upon you to test you, as though something strange were happening to you. 13But rejoice insofar as you share Christ’s sufferings, that you may also rejoice and be glad when his glory is revealed. 14If you are insulted for the name of Christ, you are blessed, because the Spirit of gloryb and of God rests upon you. 15But let none of you suffer as a murderer or a thief or an evildoer or as a meddler. 16Yet if anyone suffers as a Christian, let him not be ashamed, but let him glorify God in that name. 17For it is time for judgment to begin at the household of God; and if it begins with us, what will be the outcome for those who do not obey the gospel of God?18And

“If the righteous is scarcely saved,
what will become of the ungodly and the sinner?”c

19Therefore let those who suffer according to God’s will entrust their souls to a faithful Creator while doing good.

Specifically, believers will see quite a lot of Bible prophecy unfold before their eyes before the Rapture. The book of Daniel predicts Anti-Christ will present an agreement to Israel, which marks the beginning of Jacob’s Trouble, a.k.a. the Great Tribulation Period, The Apocalypse. All events after that agreement are considered within the “Period of Divine Wrath.” But, God has not appointed believers to suffer wrath, but to obtain deliverance (1 Thessalonians 5:9). That means believers will physically witness all the prophecies which precede the agreement. Our lives will be—rather, are currently being—affected by what Jesus labeled “these things” (Luke 21).

As Christian’s we are looking for more than a couple of pre-tribulation events… none of which will take long to take place.

A. Psalms 83. The nation’s around Israel attacking and getting destroyed with some type of Nuclear exchange leveling Damascus (Isaiah 12), Amman called Rabbah in Jeremiah 49,.

B. Ezekiel 38 with Russia, Iran, Turkey, Libya attacking Israel as possible payment for Psalms 83. It does not take long for Psalm 83 to precipitate Ezekiel 38. In fact, they might be seen as the same war to the secular eye. Recently, Israeli Rabbis have stated they believe Iran wishes to incite Gog and Magog. That kind of statement gives evidence to the interconnectedness of this two-stage war.

C. We look for a collapse of the the world economy necessitating a ten part with the one world leader leading the ten and making an agreement with Israel.

D. The movement of the UN to Iraq and the rebuilding of Babylon. (Zechariah 5, Daniel 7, Revelation 13).

  1. Will believers see the War of Gog and Magog (WWIII) as described in Isaiah 17, Jeremiah 49, Ezekiel 38, and Daniel 8? Yes. In order for the Anti-Christ to broker peace with Israel, there must first be a Great War.
  2. Will believers see an event called “THE Apostasy” (a.k.a. the rebellion), when the entire globe, including ‘name only’ Christians, will suddenly and vehemently reject the notion of a monotheistic Creator God? Yes. 2 Thessalonians 2:3 It must occur before Anti-Christ can be unveiled. Please consider what kind of event this must be to precipitate such a global falling away. Certainly, this is a strong delusion (2 Thessalonians 2:11)—some worldview shattering phenomenon—sent by God upon those who disobey the Gospel of Jesus Christ. I, like many others, believe this will be nothing other than fallen angels masquerading as aliens in order to fulfill the prophecies of Peter and Paul, which state mankind will go after myths (2 Tim. 4:4)—the gods (from the stars) of the ancient myths (Babylonian, Assyrian, Egyptian, Persian, Hindu, Greek and Roman). In fact, Luke 21:26 states people will literally faint due to the fear and foreboding of what is coming UPON (as in ‘down upon from above’) the earth. These things will mark the beginning of the Tribulation period.. St. Peter states in contrast (1 Peter 1:16), “We do not follow after cunningly devised fables” (lit. myths).
  3. Will believers see the unveiling of the Man of Lawlessness, the Son of Perdition, the Anti-Christ himself? Yes. 2 Thessalonians 2:3-4
  4. Will believers see the expansion of Israel’s borders? Maybe. If the expansion is due to the agreement made between Anti-Christ and Israel, then perhaps not… because, again, everything after the agreement is the period of divine wrath.
  5. Will believers see the construction of the 3rd Jewish Temple? Maybe. Many Bible students believe the Anti-Christ will be the one to direct the construction of the 3rd Temple of the Jews only to desecrate it (Abomination of Desolation, Matthew 24:15-16). Whether or not he/Israel will build before or after an agreement is highly debated.

For more in depth study of what Bible prophecies are currently being fulfilled, or soon will be fulfilled, I highly recommend Bill Salus’ The Now Prophecies. What are the Now Prophecies?

  • Disaster in Iran – (Jeremiah 49:34-39)
  • Destruction of Damascus – (Isaiah 17, Jer. 49:23-27)
  • Toppling of Jordan – (Jer. 49:1-6, Zephaniah 2:8-10, Ezekiel 25:14)
  • Terrorization of Egypt – (Isaiah 19:1-18)
  • Final Arab-Israeli War- (Psalm 83)
  • Decline of America (Ezekiel 38:13), (America is identified as the young lions of Tarshish)
  • Expansion of Israel – (Obadiah 1:19-20, Jer. 49:2, Zephaniah 2:9, Isaiah 19:18)
  • Vanishing of the Christians – (1 Corinthians 15:51-52, 1 Thessalonians 4:15-18)

“How did Jesus fulfill the meanings of the Jewish feasts?” via GotQuestions.org

[The below article is directly quoted from the original found HERE, all credits to GotQuestions.org, pursuant Fair Use]


Question: “How did Jesus fulfill the meanings of the Jewish feasts?”

 

Answer: The way in which Jesus fulfilled the Jewish feasts is a fascinating study. In the Hebrew Scriptures, the Jewish prophet Amos records that God declared He would do nothing without first revealing it to His servants, the prophets (Amos 3:7). From the Old Covenant to the New, Genesis to Revelation, God provides picture after picture of His entire plan for mankind and one of the most startling prophetic pictures is outlined for us in the Jewish feasts of Leviticus 23.

 
The Hebrew word for “feasts” (moadim) literally means “appointed times.” God has carefully planned and orchestrated the timing and sequence of each of these seven feasts to reveal to us a special story. The seven annual feasts of Israel were spread over seven months of the Jewish calendar, at set times appointed by God. They are still celebrated by observant Jews today. But for both Jews and non-Jews who have placed their faith in Jesus, the Jewish Messiah, these special days demonstrate the work of redemption through God’s Son.

 
The first four of the seven feasts occur during the springtime (Passover, Unleavened Bread, First Fruits, and Weeks), and they all have already been fulfilled by Christ in the New Testament. The final three holidays (Trumpets, the Day of Atonement, and Tabernacles) occur during the fall, all within a short fifteen-day period.

 
Many Bible scholars and commentators believe that these fall feasts have not yet been fulfilled by Jesus. However, the “blessed hope” (Titus 2:13) for all believers in Jesus Christ is that they most assuredly will be fulfilled. As the four spring feasts were fulfilled literally and right on the actual feast day in connection with Christ’s first coming, these three fall feasts, it is believed by many, will likewise be fulfilled literally in connection to the Lord’s second coming.

 
In a nutshell, here is the prophetic significance of each of the seven Levitical feasts of Israel:

 
1) Passover (Leviticus 23:5) – Pointed to the Messiah as our Passover lamb (1 Corinthians 5:7) whose blood would be shed for our sins. Jesus was crucified on the day of preparation for the Passover at the same hour that the lambs were being slaughtered for the Passover meal that evening (John 19:14).

 
2) Unleavened Bread (Leviticus 23:6) – Pointed to the Messiah’s sinless life (as leaven is a picture of sin in the Bible), making Him the perfect sacrifice for our sins. Jesus’ body was in the grave during the first days of this feast, like a kernel of wheat planted and waiting to burst forth as the bread of life.

 
3) First Fruits (Leviticus 23:10) – Pointed to the Messiah’s resurrection as the first fruits of the righteous. Jesus was resurrected on this very day, which is one of the reasons that Paul refers to him in 1 Corinthians 15:20 as the “first fruits from the dead.”

 
4) Weeks or Pentecost (Leviticus 23:16) – Occurred fifty days after the beginning of the Feast of Unleavened Bread and pointed to the great harvest of souls and the gift of the Holy Spirit for both Jew and Gentile, who would be brought into the kingdom of God during the Church Age (see Acts 2). The Church was actually established on this day when God poured out His Holy Spirit and 3,000 Jews responded to Peter’s great sermon and his first proclamation of the gospel.

 
5) Trumpets (Leviticus 23:24) – The first of the fall feasts. Many believe this day points to the Rapture of the Church when the Messiah Jesus will appear in the heavens as He comes for His bride, the Church. The Rapture is always associated in Scripture with the blowing of a loud trumpet (1 Thessalonians 4:13-18 and 1 Corinthians 15:52).

 
6) Day of Atonement (Leviticus 23:27) – Many believe this prophetically points to the day of the Second Coming of Jesus when He will return to earth. That will be the Day of Atonement for the Jewish remnant when they “look upon Him whom they have pierced,” repent of their sins, and receive Him as their Messiah (Zechariah 12:10 and Romans 11:1-6, 25-36).

 
7) Tabernacles or Booths (Leviticus 23:34) – Many scholars believe that this feast day points to the Lord’s promise that He will once again “tabernacle” with His people when He returns to reign over all the world (Micah 4:1-7).

 
Should Christians celebrate these Levitical feast days of Israel today? Whether or not a Christian celebrates the Jewish feast days would be a matter of conscience for the individual Christian. Colossians 2:16-17 tells us, “Therefore do not let anyone judge you by what you eat or drink, or with regard to a religious festival, a New Moon celebration or a Sabbath day. These are a shadow of the things that were to come; the reality, however, is found in Christ.” Christians are not bound to observe the Jewish feasts the way an Old Testament Jew was, but we should not criticize another believer who does or does not observe these special days and feasts (Romans 14:5).

 
While it is not required for Christians to celebrate the Jewish feast days, it is beneficial to study them. Certainly, it could be beneficial to celebrate these days if it leads one to a greater understanding and appreciation for Christ’s death and resurrection and the future promise of His coming. As Christians, if we choose to celebrate these special days, we should put Christ in the center of the celebration, as the One who came to fulfill the prophetic significance of each of them.


 

Instead of Two-Faced, the Church Must be “TrueFaced” — The Cure

What if God isn’t Who you think he is & neither are you? What if taking God’s side against our sinfulness and placing trust in Jesus Christ to reconcile us to God is the Way to knowing God’s unconditional love? What if that reconciled relationship with God means you have a new identity in Jesus… that the old self is gone in God’s eyes and that you are a completely new creation? What if real joy comes from believing you already have perfect standing with God through Jesus? What if the Christian Life is not about trying to be perfect or manage your sin habits BUT learning to receive God’s love and learning to love others with that God-like love? What if true holiness is about having nothing hidden… and (due to trusting safe friends) not being afraid to tell how you really are. What if true holiness is not trying to sin less but partaking in the Nature of God? With Horizon Christian Fellowship Morgan County, you will find safe friends. You can be who you are right now, as we (together) partake in God’s Nature.

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