Christmas Humility

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“Have this attitude in yourselves, which was also in Christ Jesus…” (Philippians 2:5)

Merry Christmas, dear reader!  It’s that time of year again, when Christians across the globe take time to celebrate the day the Savior of the World, the Son of God himself, was born into this fallen world to take away the sins of his people through his sacrificial death on the Cross.  It is my assumption that you, if you are reading this blog, are likely among them.  If that is true, I’d like to ask you a question.

Is your remembrance and celebration of the incarnation of the Son of God, making you a more humble person? Continue reading

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Thomas Watson on Why God Became Man

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Why did God become man?  It’s a remarkable thing, isn’t it?  And there is no more opportune time throughout the year than now to share with others the reasons for it.

In the Gospel of Luke, we read:

“Unto you is born this day in the city of David a Savior, who is Christ the Lord. And this will be a sign for you: you will find a baby wrapped in swaddling cloths and lying in a manger” (Luke 2:11-12).

These well known words are the heavenly announcement of the Incarnation of the Son of God.  Here in Luke 2, the angel is announcing the birth of Israel’s Savior-King. … Continue reading

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