Was it necessary? What did it accomplish? What does it mean to you?
Some say the synoptic Gospels (Matthew, Mark, and Luke) are silent about this claim. But they are not, if you know where to look.
In the last post we introduced the idea of kenosis (self-emptying). Let’s explore this further as it relates to Jesus.
What does ‘incarnation’ mean? What does emptying oneself mean? Basics in a Q & A format.
Who was he before he came to earth?
His entire existence in one panoramic image.
Does “I am” mean just the first person being verb as we may use it of ourselves (“I am a human”)? Or does it have reference to the Old Testament and the great ‘I AM’??
But he was not a king in the mold of Caesar. He was called first to conquer invisible, spiritual dark forces, and your heart by love. In the near future, the worldly kingdoms are going down in defeat, next, visible to all.
What does that title mean?
This title often means more than “sir’ or ‘my lord.’ It can mean the LORD in the Old Testament. A table of references in the Old Testament and New Testament is included.