A short version of this article appeared this month in the Prophecy in the News Magazine. This is the longer version. Hope you enjoy learning about the incarnation, the debate over “how God could become a man,” and how the various formulations were at fault for the great schisms in the Church.
CHRISTMAS, THE INCARNATION, AND THE CHALCEDONIAN CREED
“Therefore, the Lord Himself will give you a sign: Behold, a virgin will be with child and bear a son, and she will call His name Immanuel” (Isaiah 7:14)
The True Meaning of Christmas Divided Christianity 1,500 Years Ago
This post is taken from THE REVEALING by Gary Huffman and S Douglas Woodward.
THE KINGDOM OF GOD BEGINS WHEN GOD’S GLORY FILLS THE WHOLE EARTH
The Triune God has revealed His glory to us in triad ways. The Father reveals Himself through the glory of the creation. The Son reveals Himself through the glory of His manifested presence in and through the incarnation. The Spirit reveals Himself in the glorification of the Children of God. And the Kingdom of God starts with the glory of God. The Kingdom of God is the glory of God. Christ is God’s glory. … Read More
In the Letter to the Hebrews, Paul lets us in on a secret. Somehow through the incarnation, Jesus Christ was “made perfect” through sufferings. This occurred despite the fact that all things were made by God for Him, and He Himself (the Logos) made all things. Through the process of the incarnation—the experience of becoming human and living His life in a body like ours—He was enabled to be the ‘first-born’ of many brethren, “bringing many sons unto glory.” Paul refers to Jesus as “the captain of our salvation: … Read More
Today, I want to share a review of our new book, THE REVEALING, by a friend, pastor, and great scholar of the Word,Douglas Riggs.
I am honored to have his commendation and to share with you why he believes the book is essential reading for all Christians who are serious about deepening their spiritual lives by daily walking closer to the LORD. Pastor Riggs, zeroes in on a number of the key verses that testify to our purpose and destiny as children of God. Thanks, Doug Riggs. Blessings to you and the Morning Star Community.