The Importance and Meaning of the Incarnation

  • One of the most unique features of Christianity is the relationship of the supernatural and the historical. God has not only revealed Himself but He has done so within the time-space-events of the race.
  • An unusual illustration of this truth is the birth of Jesus Christ. It is overwhelming to realize that the eternal Son of God became a member of the race that He had created - by a supernatural act.
  • The Scripture utilizes the words "born" or "birth" to designate this historical event. I have listed below some of these verses.