The One To Be Ruler – Was Jesus.

When we look at the passage below Luke 2:1-5 without knowing the prophecy of Micah – we don’t realize the impact of Joseph and Mary going to the city of David – Bethlehem – to register for the census because Joseph was from the house and lineage of David. The prophet Micah prophesied that The One to be Ruler would come from Bethlehem. The child in Mary’s womb was The One!!!!

Micah 5:2

But you, Bethlehem Ephrathah, Though you are little among the thousands of Judah, Yet out of you shall come forth to Me The One to be Ruler in Israel, Whose goings forth are from of old, From everlasting.”

Luke 2:1-5

And it came to pass in those days that a decree went out from Caesar Augustus that all the world should be registered. This census first took place while Quirinius was governing Syria. So all went to be registered, everyone to his own city. Joseph also went up from Galilee, out of the city of Nazareth, into Judea, to the city of David, which is called Bethlehem, because he was of the house and lineage of David, to be registered with Mary, his betrothed wife who was with child. 
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