Category Archives: Virgin Birth Doctrine

The Birth of Jesus Christ Bible Study

A Free Remote Round-Table Style Bible Study Class on: “The Birth of Jesus Christ“ Starts at 8:00 PM EST each Thursday night starting May 11, 2017. I’ve put together Bible Study Guides for each person to download and work through independently … Continue reading

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The Origin of Jesus Christ in Matthew

Oftentimes people meld the accounts in Matthew 1 and Luke 1 to form the basis for the Virgin Birth Doctrine. However, these accounts are speaking of two different episodes in time. While the book of Matthew appears first in the … Continue reading

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Announcing the Virgin Birth in Luke 1

Oftentimes people meld the accounts in Matthew 1 and Luke 1 to form the basis for the Virgin Birth Doctrine. However, these accounts are speaking of two different episodes in time. First Things First Despite the fact that Matthew appears … Continue reading

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Is the Son of Man the Son of a Man?

In the New Testament, the reference “son of man” is attributed to Jesus over 75 times, but what does that mean? The Greek word translated as “man” in that phrase is “anthropos” which means “a human being”, so this seems … Continue reading

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Why Send Mary Away?

Why did Joseph think to send Mary away while she was with child? Now the birth of Jesus Christ was on this wise: When as his mother Mary was espoused to Joseph, before they came together, she was found with … Continue reading

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Session 1: In the Beginning – Introduction (DVBD)

Genesis 1 Establishes a Natural Order Generally speaking, all life is made to reproduce after like kind. Given that the Virgin Birth Doctrine deviates from this Natural Order established by the Creator in the beginning, the burden of proof should … Continue reading

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Dismantling the Virgin Birth Doctrine: An Introduction

I was raised to believe… Jesus was born of the Virgin Mary, and Joseph was not his biological father. The idea was that while Mary, a virgin, was espoused to Joseph, she was visited by the Holy Spirit and miraculously … Continue reading

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The Great Deviation: The Virgin Birth Doctrine

Biblical Model for Conception In Genesis 4:1 we’re told, “Adam knew Eve his wife, and she conceived and brought forth Cain and said, I have gained a man through God.” This provides a model for us: a man knows a … Continue reading

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Challenging the “Virgin Birth” Doctrine

I have always struggled with the concept of the Virgin Birth as espoused by the Roman Catholic Church and embraced by nearly, if not all Protestant denominations. In recent years while studying the Old Testament (or Tanakh) more in depth, … Continue reading

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