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The Incarnation: Part 4

From now until Christmas, Credo Magazine is completely dedicated to the Incarnation. To help us think deeply about the subject, we will be sharing lectures and sermons by esteemed theologians such as Stephen Nichols, Sinclair Ferguson, H.B. Charles Jr, Alistair Begg, and John Behr.

It was Gregory of Nazianzus who stated, “That which He has not assumed He has not healed.” As such, the Incarnation is not merely a historical occurrence. Rather, it is an event with deep soteriological implications. Furthermore, since God has become man, the doctrine has deep anthropological implications. Further still, since we expect Christ to return as the incarnate Lord, the doctrine has eschatological implications. The longer and deeper we study the Incarnation, the more we understand all areas of theology and the better we know ourselves.

The Birth of Jesus Christ, Part One by Alistair Begg

The Birth of Jesus Christ, Part Two by Alistair Begg

It is our hope that this series helps exalt the One who is “truly God and truly man” and He who is “consubstantial with the Father as regards his divinity, and the same consubstantial with us as regards his humanity; like us in all respects except for sin; begotten before the ages from the Father as regards his divinity, and in the last days the same for us and for our salvation from Mary, the Virgin God-bearer as regards his humanity.”

Alistair Begg

Following graduation from The London School of Theology, Alistair Begg served eight years in Scotland at both Charlotte Chapel in Edinburgh and Hamilton Baptist Church. In 1983, he became the senior pastor at Parkside Church near Cleveland, Ohio. He has written several books and is heard daily and weekly on the radio program, Truth For Life. The teaching on Truth For Life stems from the week by week Bible teaching at Parkside Church.

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