Monday, December 22, 2014
The Almighty appeared on earth as a helpless human baby, unable to do more than lie and stare and wriggle and make noises, needing to be fed and changed and taught to talk like any other child... The more you think about it, the more staggering it gets. Nothing in fiction is so fantastic as is this truth of the incarnation.
... James I. Packer (b. 1926), Knowing God, London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1973, p. 46
(see the book; see also Luke 2:27-32; Isa. 53:2; Matt. 1:25; 9:10; Luke 2:6-7,16-18,36-38,52; 4:1-2; 24:41-42; John 1:14; Heb. 2:14-18; 1 John 1:1-2; more at Child, Helplessness, Incarnation, Teach, Truth)
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