22
Dec

thoughts on missing the point

But you, Bethlehem Ephrathah, though you are small among the clans of Judah, out of you will come for me one who will be ruler over Israel, whose origins are from of old, from ancient times. —Micah 5

Therefore the Lord himself will give you a sign: The virgin will be with child and will give birth to a son, and will call him Immanuel. —Isaiah 7

The kings of Tarshish and of distant shores will bring tribute to him; the kings of Sheba and Seba will present him gifts. —Psalm 72

Know and understand this: From the issuing of the decree to restore and rebuild Jerusalem until the Anointed One, the ruler, …