Articles Tagged 'Incarnation'

Don't Forget to Wish for the Best

Don't Forget to Wish for the Best

When was the last time you sat down with the

Rick Brown finds a Black Friday experience that pushes him back to the real meaning of Christmas and the old Sears Wish Book.

Incarnational?

Incarnational?

Surely Jesus is talking about something other than evangelism?

Phil Ware continues his LifeWORDS series and shares Jesus' Great Commission as a call to incarnational ministry and not just evangelism.

Shown Alive by the Scars

Shown Alive by the Scars

Why were the scars so important to the early disciples' faith?

Phil Ware looks at Jesus' showing his disciples the scars on his hands and side to prove he was alive, resurrected from the dead.

Making God Touchable

Making God Touchable

Have you touched someone in the name of Jesus, lately?

Phil Ware talks about making God touchable and how we share the touch of Jesus with others.

Big Fish and Lost Worms

Big Fish and Lost Worms

God sent his Son to where we were.

Jesus did the difficult thing when he left heaven and came to earth. He did it because that was where we were.

Because We Are Human

Because We Are Human

What is the purpose of God sending Jesus?

Tom Norvell looks at our humanity and sees behind it all our need for Jesus.

The Smell of Sheep

The Smell of Sheep

What did it smell like at the manger?

Phil Ware talks about the significance of shepherds being found at the manger of Jesus.

Out of the Box Christmas

Out of the Box Christmas

How do you make Christmas more what it's really for?

Phil Ware shares several ways to get out of the church box and gift boxes and make Christmas count.

It's Still Christmas

It's Still Christmas

Don't let go of Christmas!

Rubel Shelly reminds us that Christmas can open our eyes to faith and what the world willfully does not want to see.

With Us!

With Us!

Where did God most clearly reveal Himself?

Bill Denton shares insight into the incarnation of God in Jesus Christ and what it means for us.

Vulnerable God

Vulnerable God

What touches you most about Jesus?

Paul Faulkner reminds us that Jesus attracts us to God because of his vulnerability and humanity.

Human Interface Device

Human Interface Device

Does this make sense to you?

Russ Lawson gives us an insight into Jesus' ministry by comparing him to a human interface device -- a keyboard.

A Violent Grace

A Violent Grace

Now that the Christmas lights are put away, aren't you ready to meet the real Jesus?

The coming of Christ is a violent grace that heads to a violent end and if we listen to the birth stories of Jesus we can find there a real Savior who lived in our all too real world.

On Tiptoe!

On Tiptoe!

I wonder what it was like when the angel learned he would bring the news?

Whether Christmas comes on December 25 or not doesn't really matter, what does matter is that Jesus came and the angels declared it and that we celebrate it with great joy.

Amazing Grace

Amazing Grace

Have you found out what is truly amazing this time of year?

Jesus is the reminder of God's unconditional love and willingness to search and sacrifice to find us and bring us home as our love-sick father.

Not Fair!

Not Fair!

What do you and where do you go when life isn't fair?

Life is unfair and in the unfairness we need to learn to pray and keep after it and not relent, not praying those PC prayers, but gut check from the heart prayers that are real.

The Astonishing Christ

The Astonishing Christ

Everything about Jesus is astonishing!

Even Napoleon Bonaparte was awed by the astonishing Jesus who came to earth as a baby.

Vulnerable God

Vulnerable God

What makes God's love so irresistable?

God's vulnerability, his openness in Jesus to his emotions, is captivating.

Bethlehem

Bethlehem

Who would want to be born here?

Jesus was born in Bethlehem, a grimy, corrupt little town not known for anything important.

The Indescribable Gift

The Indescribable Gift

What's the best gift you've ever received?

While many men can't give a good gift, a few can, and God gave us an indescribable gift.

Born That Man No More May Die

Born That Man No More May Die

Why was Jesus born?

Jesus came to face our world and give us deliverance both from and through what we fear.

Wear Jesus' Hat

Wear Jesus' Hat

Does his hat fit your head?

We must serve others with the humility of Jesus.

What about Xmas?

What about Xmas?

What are we supposed to do about Christmas?

Knowing what to do about the birth of Jesus is quite a dilemma, however, we do need to acknowledge he was born and respond appropriately.

Happy Birthday Bro!

Happy Birthday Bro!

What are you supposed to do with those December birthdays?

We are thankful for our brothers' birthdays, but our Big Brother's birthday is the most important of them all.

One of Us

One of Us

Who would ever believe he would do it?

Jesus faced what we face in death so that we know he knows us.