Something to think about.
14 Therefore the Lord Himself shall give you a sign: Behold, a virgin shall conceive and bear a Son, and shall call His name Immanuel. Isaiah 14:7
Christianity recognizes this verse to be the prophetic announcement of the birth of Christ. I ask this question, Why was it even recorded? Even today if any religious, political, intellectual accomplished person made such a statement. Would anyone listen beyond laughing them into embarrassment? Everyone knows that a virgin cannot give birth to a child. It can’t be done without outside assistance. A virgin cannot become pregnant on her own. Not now or thousands of years ago.
Take it in context he is a leader of Israel making a statement. The statement is beyond anything that anyone has ever seen, heard or conceived, and it is recorded. Why didn’t someone edit this out? It is an outlandish statement. We are aware that not everything Isaiah said was recorded? So why was this? Why did such an outrageous statement survive thousands of years till it came to pass? There are things our living presidents have said in the not too distant past that no one remembers. Things that matter that have affected our lives and we can’t even remember. Still, Isaiah’s prophetic statement about Jesus survived hundreds nay thousands of years.
Christians accept this as a one-time occurrence we will not accept or expect this will happen again. Yet from the benefit of being the receptor of the prophecy, we now accept the occurrence as an actuality.
The fact that the prophecy did not get deleted, lost or embellished is a testimony to the will and power of God. This is one of the most outlandish, improbable statements ever made, and it survived beyond its fulfillment. Today if anyone made such a claim even after the God caused conception of Jesus we would not accept it.
When God intends for something to happen, it will not be forgotten, lost or unknown.