It never ceases to amaze me how biblical prophecy has been remarkably fulfilled in great detail, even though it was spoken hundreds of years beforehand. In the prophecy of Isaiah, for instance, God told us that He would send a Messiah, a man who would be more than a man; He would be God in the flesh:
Therefore the Lord himself will give you a sign: The virgin will conceive and give birth to a son, and will call him Immanuel (Isaiah 7:14)
Behold, a virgin shall be with child, and shall bring forth a son, and they shall call his name Emmanuel, which being interpreted is, God with us (Matthew 1:23).
There are those critics who say that Jesus never went around claiming, “I am God.” I agree that Christ was too humble to speak in such an arrogant way, but when you look in detail at what Jesus said and did, it is evident that He saw Himself as God. Take, for instance, the healing of the paralyzed man:
3Some men came, bringing to him a paralyzed man, carried by four of them. 4Since they could not get him to Jesus because of the crowd, they made an opening in the roof above Jesus by digging through it and then lowered the mat