Virgin Birth Archive

Typological Prophecy

Hank answers a question about the Hebrew word “almah” used in Isaiah 7:14, and describes how the virgin birth prophecy was

Was Isaiah thinking about Jesus when he prophesied the virgin birth?

Looking back at the Old Testament through the lens of the New, it is easy to assume that Isaiah understood the Messianic meaning of his prophecy. However, those who believe that the Bible is the infallible repository of redemptive revelation must be willing to test all things in light of Scripture and hold fast to […]

Is the virgin birth miracle or myth?

In an op-ed piece published by the New York Times (August 15, 2003), columnist Nicholas Kristof used the virgin conception of Jesus to shamelessly promote the Enlightenment’s false dichotomy between faith and reason. In his words, “The faith in the Virgin Birth reflects the way American Christianity is becoming less intellectual and more mystical over […]

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