The Incarnation

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  • Incarnation
    • Jesus central figure in Christianity
      • Believed to be long awaited Messiah
      • Incarnation: God taking human form as Jesus
      • Hypostatic union- the union of Jesus' humanity and divinity
    • Importance
      • Important as it means that God as Jesus can understand what it means to be human
      • Jesus source of revalation
      • Incarnation shows God's immense love for humanity
      • Sacrifice is seen to balance the sins of humans
      • Through following teachings of Jesus, gain eternal life
    • Jesus as divine
      • Jesus is 'in very nature' God (Philippians 2:6)
    • Jesus as man
      • Jesus had a human body, mind and soul. (Luke 24:39)


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