There simply is no other option short of a miracle. So what proof is there that Jesus was miraculously born of a virgin? The prophet Isaiah foretold that Jesus would be born of a virgin seven centuries before the event took place. Prophecy provides clear evidence that Jesus was born of a virgin.
Is the Virgin Birth Mentioned in Scripture Prophecy?
Is There Evidence Jesus Was Born of A Virgin? | Sean McDowell
The fortress-like Church of the Nativity is built over this grotto or cave where, according to tradition, Jesus Christ was born. I responded that, yes, I believe that Jesus Christ was miraculously conceived, but I doubted whether the silver star marked the spot of the birth. The man, an agnostic, offered the opinion that Jesus was probably illegitimate, and that the Gospel accounts of the Virgin Birth were attempts to cover up that embarrassing fact. The Gospel writers, he speculated, simply borrowed the theme of supernatural birth from ancient pagan mythology. Later, walking on the paved expanse of Manger Square outside the ancient church, we discussed the subject some more. I explained that the term Virgin Birth refers to the virginal conception of Jesus; that is, the belief that Jesus was conceived in Mary by a miraculous work of the Holy Spirit, without the agency of a human father. The doctrine that Mary was the sole natural parent of Jesus is clearly taught in two New Testament passages, referred to as the infancy narratives: Matthew and Luke
Is There Evidence Jesus Was Born of A Virgin?
The miracle of the virgin birth of Jesus Christ has perplexed many people, and has actually kept them from accepting the truth of Christianity. However, the Bible declares that God decided that his Son would have a miraculous entrance into humanity. And behold, you will conceive in your womb and bear a son, and you shall name him Jesus. The virgin birth is set down in the Bible as a historical fact. The writers who recorded the story were Matthew — an eyewitness to the events in the life of Jesus — and Luke, the doctor, who presents things in the life of Christ from the viewpoint of his mother, Mary.
Sometimes the question comes up. Was Mary the mother of Jesus really a virgin? Do I have to believe in a virgin birth if I am a Christian? First let me say that I believe it is possible to be a Christian without believing in the virgin birth. However, the only way that I can think of for this to occur would be for someone who was unaware of the complete Bible text, to believe that Jesus died for their sins, that He was Lord and was raised from the dead Romans