Thus says the LORD, “A voice is heard in Ramah, Lamentation and bitter weeping. Rachel is weeping for her children; She refuses to be comforted for her children, Because they are no more.” Jeremiah 31:15
Part of the Christmas story that nobody usually talks about is known as “Rachels Weeping” this was prophesied by Jeremiah and fulfilled in the gospel of Matthew
However we must remember that the Christmas story is not just about the birth of Christ but about the rebirth of humanity through Christ. This could only be accomplished by Jesus taking the punishment of our sin so we can be saved. So essentially Christ was born to die, born to defeat sin and death, born to set the captives free…set us free!
Who is Rachel? Rachel was the wife of Jacob and the mother of Joseph. For those of you familiar with the story of Joseph, he…
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