Wheaton Bible ChurchThe First Sunday of Advent, Nov. 29, 2009 All Scripture Quotations taken from the New Living Translation (NLT).
The promise of the messiah came at the beginning (Genesis 3:14-15)14
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God said to the serpent,³Because you have done this, you are cursedmore than all animals, domestic and wild.You will crawl on your belly,groveling in the dust as long as you live.
And I will cause hostility between you and the woman,and between your offspring and her offspring.He will strike
your head,and you will strike his heel.´
The Messiah will be A prophet like Moses.
I will raise up a prophet like you from among their fellow Israelites. I willput my words in his mouth, and he will tell the people everything Icommand him.
I will personally deal with anyone who will not listen tothe messages the prophet proclaims on my behalf.
This Messiah will be the Son of God (
For the Lord declares, ³I have placed my chosen king on the thronein Jerusalem, on my holy mountain.´
The king proclaims the L
¶s decree:³The L
said to me, µYou are my son.Today I have become your Father.