The Incarnation Of Jesus The Christ

1111 Words Mar 18th, 2015 5 Pages
Christopher Davis
THE380- Christ & Church
Integrative/ Research Essay 2
March 17, 2015
Interpretation: The Incarnation of Jesus the Christ Over 2,000 years there has been endless debates pertaining to Jesus the Christ. The main issue is how a man can be truly divine and fully human? It seems paradoxical because of the combination of two separate natures, but it is a unique act of forgiveness by God. There are in fact clues to show how and, why Jesus is in fact fully divine along with fully human. There are links that trace Jesus historically. Due to these historic biblical resources, it makes understanding the divine subdivision of Jesus hard to understand. How does one come to terms with the fully divine side of Jesus? Is it only mythicized biblical texts or devout faith in the biblical tradition?
There is no definite way to prove history because there is no way to go back in time. But there are clues within biblical text to show the humanity of Jesus. The first trace of evidence to show that Jesus was fully human is displayed in the Gospel of John. “The word became flesh” (John 1:14). This is evidence to show that Jesus took on the logos; which brings God’s word, and will into humanity directly. Indication shows that Jesus exhibited human traits such as emotion. “Jesus offered up prayers and supplications, with loud cries and tears” (Hebrews 5:7) Jesus was fleshly, and maintained human qualities that were hard to deny. More evidence that proved the incarnation of Jesus…

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