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God in Human Flesh

Why did Jesus refer to himself as the Son of Man? Did he ever specifically make the claim that he was God? Why did the world need “God in human flesh” to rescue us in the first place, and was this idea of a divine descent ever mentioned anywhere in the Old Testament? The hosts will address these questions and more as they begin a new series on The Incarnation (originally aired 11-06-16).

Show Quote:

Athanasius talked about what he called the divine dilemma. God told our first parents, “If you sin, you will die.” And then they sinned. So, does God just forgive them and counter his own word? No, he can’t do that, because he cannot lie. But, God also can’t allow sin to win the day, because he is good, and true, and all powerful. So, what we need is a God-Man to step in and solve this dilemma—because only God can save us, and we need a real substitute.

Justin Holcomb

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