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On Theology and Christian Life - That Jesus has a beard and in defense of dogma


August 17, 2018

“I gave My cheeks to those who plucked out the beard,” (Isaiah 50:6). That Jesus has a beard is proved by the Prophet Isaiah who writes that Christ gave his cheek to those who pulled it out. This section of Isaiah’s prophecy belongs to what has been named the Servant Songs. It is one of four, and each describes this Servant as one who suffers for the transgression of God’s people. The Hipster culture left aside; that this Servant has a beard is a significant detail. For by it we know that he is a man. He is a human being with flesh and blood and beard.

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