The incarnate Word does not merely “step into history.”
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The narrative of American narcissism tells us that nothing is more important than the self.
He was rejected, crucified for our sake.
On the hard wood of the cross he stretched forth his hands of love in a saving embrace of all.
In Abraham God called a family into being.
Death and all violence was received in the human body of Jesus.
In the incarnation God literally becomes his creation.
Evil is a deliberate, intentional and violent rejection of God.
The community of Father, Son and Spirit.
“I make all things new.” Here is the narrative in its fullness.
In Jesus, God comes in human skin to reverse the human condition.
We are all part of the problem, but there is only one man who is the solution.
God’s story is captured in the three words.
God’s story has to do with the whole world and all of history. It even includes you.
The most pressing spiritual issues facing the church at the beginning of the twenty-first century.