Reflecting on the Gospel resurrection accounts, Peter Marty maintains that freedom from fear is the most powerful effect of Easter.
The Person of Jesus Unites Himself with the Unborn
Robert Boackle points to the Incarnation as a sign of God's unconditional love. The Incarnation shows Jesus uniting himself with all humans, even the unborn. Abortion runs contrary to this understanding of human life.
The Incarnation of Jesus and Our Rebirth
This audio commentary on John 1:12-18 by Scott Hoezee and David Bast discusses how Jesus' birth portrays the glory of God in the flesh and how people who receive Jesus by faith are born from God.
The Fact of Jesus Christ
D. O. Calvin Thomas preaches on the four-fold fact of Jesus Christ in Philippians 2:6-11: the incarnation, the atonement, the resurrection, and the exaltation.
A complete worship service outline for the second Sunday of Epiphany based on John 1 and focusing on the incarnation of Jesus Christ who was the Word from the beginning.
The Childhood of Jesus - Study Guide
Why does the gospel of Luke emphasize the influence of Jesus' human family by sharing stories of his childhood? This study guide focuses on the childhood of Jesus, and includes questions for discussion.
The Passion of Jesus
A sermon by Lawrence J. Clark on Luke 23:1-56, focusing on the humanity of Jesus in the sufferings that bring us redemption.
Questions Answered - Humanity of Jesus and Cofession
This article by Fr. Brian Mullady answers two specific questions regarding the Catholic position on the humanity of Jesus, and absolution and the final judgement.
The Prayer of Jesus in Gethsemane in the Monothelite Controversy
Following the work of Maximus the Confessor, Francois-Marie Lethel exegetes Jesus' prayer in Gethsemane (Matthew 26:39-46 and parallels) to demonstrate the moral unity of Jesus' two wills, thereby discounting the monothelite position.
The Incarnation and Jesus in a Manger
This commentary on Hebrews 2:10-18 considers the Incarnation, and links the text to the Christmas season. It suggests that the Incarnation offers a helpful corrective to the sentimentalizing of Jesus in the manger.
Celebrating the Incarnation of Christ
Reflecting on Luke 2:41-52, Revelation 21:1-7, and Psalm 147:12-20, this resource compares similarities and differences between the story of the boy Samuel and the story of Jesus. It invites us to meditate on the humanity of...
Circumcision of Jesus
This brief reflection on Rembrandt's drawing highlights the reality of Jesus' incarnation.
Full Text Hymns on Incarnation of Jesus
Ah, holy Jesus, how hast thou offendedPD
All hail the power of Jesus' Name!PD
O Word of God Incarnate©
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The Solemnities of June: Corpus Christi and the Sacred Heart of Jesus
This Catholic article on Hardon's observation that the Solemnity of the Sacred Heart of Jesus follows Corpus Christi to focus on Jesus' Sacred Heart manifested through Jesus' Real Presence in the Eucharist.
The Present and Future Rule of Jesus
Niveen Sarras comments on the story of Mary visiting Elizabeth and (Luke 1:39-45, 46-55) and reminds us that God’s salvation is present here on earth and in the coming future.
Why Is the Bodily Resurrection of Jesus Important for Christian Faith?
This article argues that the bodily resurrection of Jesus is a foretaste and promise of God’s commitment to redeem the cosmos.
The Boy Jesus
Scott Hoezee and David Bast examine Luke 2:41-50 and what clues and insights it can give us into the mystery of Jesus' divinity and humanity exemplified in his boyhood.
A Church of the Ages?
This article discusses the historical spiritual practices of the medieval church, describing which practices are direct responses to Scripture and what wisdom modern Christians can take from medieval spirituality.
The Human Jesus
An essay by John Zupez on the humanity of Jesus. Zupez explores the revolutions in christology in the Roman Catholic church and examines numerous gospel passages that emphasize Jesus's human nature.
From Shouting in a Hurricane to the Living Christ
In this devotional from Colossians 3:1, Michael Gulker encourages us to "become the Word incarnate - the body of Christ" - by reaching out with grace to those who are hurting.
Jesus' procession into Jerusalem
Commenting on Mark 11:1-10 and John 12:12-16, Reginald Fuller contrasts Mark's and John's version of Jesus' procession in terms of the historical occurrences, the tradition interpreted by the community, and the redaction by the evangelists.