Tag Archives: the incarnation

The Humanity of Jesus; September 6, 2021


Luke 22:43-44 An angel from heaven appeared to him and strengthened him. And being in anguish, he prayed more earnestly, and his sweat was like drops of blood falling to the ground. We sometimes forget Jesus’ humanity. He was fully … Continue reading

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The Necessity of the Incarnation; December 19, 2020


Titus 3:3 At one time we too were foolish, disobedient, deceived and enslaved by all kinds of passions and pleasures. We lived in malice and envy, being hated and hating one another. This is a pretty bleak picture of mankind, … Continue reading

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God’s Blessings; February 28, 2020


Ephesians 1:3 Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us in the heavenly realms with every spiritual blessing in Christ. The letter to the Ephesians is considered by some to be the … Continue reading

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The Character of the Spirit; June 5, 2019


2 Timothy 1:7 For God did not give us a spirit of timidity, but a spirit of power, of love and of self-discipline. Even Jesus’ disciples sometimes misunderstood the character of the Holy Spirit. (Luke 9:56, in some manuscripts) Perhaps … Continue reading

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Finished; March 31, 2018


John 19:30 When he had received the drink, Jesus said, “It is finished.” With that, he bowed his head and gave up his spirit. This is perhaps the most momentous event in human history. The Christ, a coequal member of … Continue reading

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December 24, 2015


Luke 2:1-2 In those days Caesar Augustus issued a decree that a census should be taken of the entire Roman world. (This was the first census that took place while Quirinius was governor of Syria.) Luke, as a scientific man, … Continue reading

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October 19, 2012


Psalm 50:21 These things you have done and I kept silent; you thought I was altogether like you. But I will rebuke you and accuse you to your face. To my knowledge I’ve never underlined this verse in my Bible … Continue reading

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