The author discusses the teachings that deny the virgin birth of Christ, identifying them as heretical. The author argues that Scripture witnesses sufficiently to the virgin birth.
This article considers the ways in which the incarnation of Christ was supernatural.
This article discusses how the doctrine of the incarnation of Christ has been under attack from the very beginning, particularly by the Ebionites, Gnostics, and Arians. It goes on to show that the Scriptures are very clear on the twofold reality that Christ is God with us, for the sake of our salvation.
Why was the virgin conception of Christ necessary? This article outlines five reasons.
This article considers the popular phrase "incarnational" ministry and finds it wanting. It is misleading, inaccurate, distracting, unnecessary, and confusing.
In this article the author sets out to argue from Scripture the deity of Christ. The author thus refutes in the process the claims of the Jehovah's Witnesses, reflected in their New World Translation of the Christian Greek Scriptures. The author goes on to emphasize the importance of the deity of Christ for the believer.
By showing the humble origins of the gospel—in Nazareth, in the life of a poor peasant girl—this article points out that the good news of Christmas is for the poor and humble.
This article considers the incarnation of the Lord Jesus, particularly the scandal of the virgin conception and birth, and how God does not always do things the way we think he should.
When the Lord Jesus was born, the wise men brought him gifts. What was the significance of these gifts? This article weighs in, and discusses how by faith we may present the same kinds of gifts.
What does God want to teach us in the sending of his Son in lowly circumstances? This article offers three lessons.
Why was Jesus baptized? The baptism of Jesus was a sign that he was identifying himself with us. How? This article explains.
The virgin birth expresses the reality that Jesus was conceived through the Holy Spirit not as a result of a sexual relationship. This article gives a biblical explanation of this mystery.
Incarnation is the doctrine that seeks to explain the human nature of Christ. This article gives a biblical account of this teaching.
Why was Christ's miraculous birth necessary? And why must we hold so strongly onto this doctrine of the virgin birth?
What is open theism? Open theism denies that God has ordained the course of events. It therefore minimizes God's sovereignty and appeals to our sinful hearts. Our Christology determines our understanding of God’s relationship to creation. This article elaborates on how the person of Christ and His incarnation helps us to understand who God is.
This article considers ten items worth knowing about the incarnation of Christ. It includes mention of how his divine nature and human nature came together in one person.
The subject of this chapter is how God became a man, i.e., the incarnation of the Son of God. Man’s salvation is not possible without it, for it is an essential prerequisite for Jesus’ death and resurrection. Peterson investigates the Old Testament, the Synoptic Gospels, the Gospel of John, and the Epistles, noting their witness to Christ’s birth.
This article focuses on the coming together of the two natures of Christ, the human nature and the divine nature, for the purposes of mediation between God and man. The author says that the constitution of the person of Christ is of such a fundamental and vital concern that without believing it, one cannot be a Christian.