Resources on Incarnation

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Topical Study on Incarnation Incarnation is the profound miracle of the Son of God taking on human nature. Literally, the word refers to becoming "enfleshed," to taking on flesh, blood, and bone, DNA, cells, and membranes. When the Holy Spirit enabled the virgin girl Mary to conceive a child, the Son of God received... Incarnation: Thinking About God With Us Book Quote by William H Willimon http://day1.org/5496-will_willimon_incarnation_thinking_about_god_with_us Book Quote by William H Willimon Topics: Incarnation , Divinity of Christ , Jesus Christ's humanity , Miracle Source: Day1 In this book excerpt Will Willimon reflects on Jesus' incarnation. "Only a fully human Savior can save us in our full humanity," but such a savior had to be more than human as well. Incarnation Commentary/Exegesis by Erik Heen https://www.workingpreacher.org/commentaries/revised-common-lectionary/first-sunday-of-christmas-2/commentary-on-galatians-44-7-3 Commentary/Exegesis by Erik Heen Topics: Incarnation , Sin , Law , Commentary Source: Working Preacher Galatians 4:4-7 is a succinct statement describing what happened during the incarnation. It pulls together pieces from all over Scripture into a whole, and its richness deserves some untangling, as Heen has done here. Incarnation Article by Jes Kast https://blog.reformedjournal.com/2011/12/28/incarnation-theology-in-the-body/ Article by Jes Kast Topics: Incarnation , Jesus Source: The Twelve Focusing on the incarnation, Jes Kast considers 'embodiment' as a way of 'doing' theology. For Kast, God's affirmation of bodily existence beckons us to consider a new method (embodiment) as a way of theologizing. Incarnation and Judgment Article by Brian Mullady http://www.hprweb.com/2016/11/questions-answered-48/ Article by Brian Mullady Topics: Reconciliation , Sacraments Source: Homiletic and Pastoral Review Brian Mullady answers questions about the necessity of the incarnation and the effects of absolution and penance upon the general judgment. Incarnation Image by Jim Hasse http://www.claverjesuit.org/annunciation.html Image by Jim Hasse Topics: Incarnation , Mary , Art , Poetry Source: Claver Jesuit Ministry This contemporary painting and poem by Fr. Jim Hasse depicts the incarnation. Incarnation - Superman Sermon Illustration by Roy Anker http://cep.calvinseminary.edu/?post_type=cfe-moviesforpreach&p=7045 Sermon Illustration by Roy Anker Topics: Incarnation , Christ , Hope , Illustration Source: Center for Excellence in Preaching A sermon illustration using the 1978 movie "Superman" that focuses on the theme of incarnation. The movie tells the unimaginable possibility that there is help for confused, desolate humankind. Incarnation and Embodiment Article by Kathryn Reklis http://day1.org/3496-incarnation_and_embodiment Article by Kathryn Reklis Topics: Incarnation , Community , Technology , Church Source: Day1 Kathryn Reklis reflects on the history of the concepts of incarnation and embodiment and how they would relate to possibilities for having a church in which people were connected digitally. Incarnation Meditation Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2012/11/incarnation-meditation.html Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst Topics: Incarnation , Birth , Worship , Meditation Source: Re-Worship A meditation on the incarnation. Raw, fresh language imagines the Christ's birth and the ensuing events in vivid detail. Among the people and gifts, it ultimately asks, "Where are we this Christmas?" The Incarnation and Birth of Christ Sermon (Complete) by Charles H Spurgeon https://www.spurgeon.org/resource-library/sermons/the-incarnation-and-birth-of-christ Sermon (Complete) by Charles H Spurgeon Topics: Incarnation , Birth , Bethlehem , Christ Source: The Spurgeon Center Despite scoffing at celebrating Christmas, C.H. Spurgeon uses this exposition of Micah 5:2 to encourage his congregation to ponder the implications of the incarnation and the rest promised to those who trust in Jesus by faith.... Born in Us Today: The Gospel of Incarnation Article by Wendy Farley http://ismreview.yale.edu/article/born-in-us-today-the-gospel-of-incarnation/ Article by Wendy Farley Topics: Incarnation , Compassion , Gospel , Justice Source: The Yale ISM Review Wendy Farley reflects on the shock of the incarnation: the power of God enters the world under such unlikely circumstances, which "are the root symbols of what God-with-us looks like." Taking the Incarnation Seriously Article by Robert Arakaki https://blogs.ancientfaith.com/orthodoxbridge/taking-the-incarnation-seriously/ Article by Robert Arakaki Topics: Incarnation , Reformed Churches Source: Ancient Faith Blog In this essay from the Orthodox tradition, Robert Arakaki shows the differences between the Reformed and Orthodox understanding of the incarnation. Preaching the Scandal and the Glory of the Incarnation Sermon Starter/Outline by David J Lose https://www.workingpreacher.org/theology-and-interpretation/preaching-the-scandal-and-the-glory-of-the-incarnation Sermon Starter/Outline by David J Lose Topics: Incarnation , Christmas , Jesus Christ's humanity , God's Love Source: Working Preacher In this article on preaching, David Lose reflects on the scandalous nature of the incarnation which testifies to God’s ability to understand us, God’s commitment to be understandable to us, and God's fatherly heart of love.... Full Text Hymns on Incarnation O Word of God IncarnatePD
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Risky Incarnation Commentary/Exegesis by Terence E Fretheim https://www.workingpreacher.org/commentaries/revised-common-lectionary/ordinary-29-3/commentary-on-genesis-3222-31-5 Commentary/Exegesis by Terence E Fretheim Topics: Incarnation , God's Will , Power , Weakness Source: Working Preacher Terence Fretheim's commentary on Genesis 32:22-31 thinks about the implications of God wrestling with, and 'losing' to, Jacob. Incarnation, across Scripture, shows God's willingness to risk weakness and vulnerability for the sake of a genuine encounter. Mary, Practicing Incarnation and Moving into the Neighborhood Article by Karina Kreminski https://www.missioalliance.org/mary-practicing-incarnation-moving-neighborhood/ Article by Karina Kreminski Topics: Hospitality , Mary , Daily Living Source: Missio Alliance This article reflects on how the Incarnation calls us to not only understand the favor of God and accept it, but also to practice it by showing hospitality and learning grace. Exploring Joseph, Mary and the Incarnation Children's Sermon by Carolyn C Brown http://worshipingwithchildren.blogspot.com/2010/09/year-fourth-sunday-of-advent-december.html Children's Sermon by Carolyn C Brown Topics: Advent , Mary , Joseph, Saint Source: Worshiping With Children These children's sermon notes by Carolyn Brown draw on Isaiah 7:10-16 and Matthew 1:18-25 to provide advice on telling the Christmas Story. Brown focuses on Jesus' identity as Emmanuel, Mary and Joseph's bravery, and the Incarnation. The Incarnation Commentary/Exegesis by Erik Heen https://www.workingpreacher.org/commentaries/revised-common-lectionary/first-sunday-of-christmas/commentary-on-hebrews-210-18 Commentary/Exegesis by Erik Heen Topics: Incarnation , Lectionary , Revelation Source: Working Preacher This commentary on Hebrews 2:10-18 on the Incarnation, considering its revelations about who the Son is, what God has done through this intimate involvement with the very stuff of creation, and why it was necessary. The Incarnation and Hebrews Devotional by Jonathan Hustler https://www.methodist.org.uk/our-faith/the-bible/a-word-in-time/2014/28-december-2014-3-january-2015/tuesday/ Devotional by Jonathan Hustler Topics: Incarnation , CHILDREN OF GOD , Hebrews , Temptation Source: Methodist UK Reflecting on the theme of incarnation in Hebrews, Jonathan Hustler's Bible study devotional on Hebrews 2:10-18 discusses how we can take comfort in having "a perfect brother who assists [us] because he also has experienced temptation." The Incarnation and the Kingdom of God Article by Ruthie Johnson https://www.missioalliance.org/more-about-trulyhuman-the-incarnation-and-the-kingdom-of-god/ Article by Ruthie Johnson Topics: God's Presence , Promises of God, The Source: Missio Alliance This article reflects on how we can look to the Incarnation as the promise of a future of being "truly human," described here as being in God's uninhibited presence forever. A Toast to the Mystery of the Incarnation in the Margins Article http://globalworship.tumblr.com/post/169117941855/a-toast-to-the-mystery-of-the-incarnation-in-the Article Topics: Incarnation , Christmas , Sin , God's oneness Source: Global Worship An illustration by Kenneth Tanner, writing on the mystery of the incarnation and the humility of Christ from Creator to an infant. The Mystery of the Incarnation in the Unity of the Church Commentary/Exegesis by Amy L B Peeler https://www.workingpreacher.org/commentaries/revised-common-lectionary/epiphany-of-our-lord/commentary-on-ephesians-31-12 Commentary/Exegesis by Amy L B Peeler Topics: Unity , God's oneness , Revelation , God's Will Source: Working Preacher This commentary by Amy L. B. Peeler on Ephesians 3:1-12 explores how Paul believed that God planned for the Gentiles to be incorporated into God's people through the mystery of Christ's incarnation.