For the last two weeks I’ve discussed the Incarnation of Christ, when he became man, and the Crucifixion, when he voluntarily handed himself over for death on our behalf. These two events are truly absurd, startling, disturbing, and defy the laws of the universe.
They are so ridiculous to us because they are the least likely course of action, the least predictable means in which we would figure a God would reveal Himself. But that’s just what God is in the business of doing: the impossible for revelation’s sake.
What do I mean by “reveal Himself”? He already revealed himself to Moses, and Abraham, and Isaac, and Daniel, and David, and Amos, and… the list goes on with Old Testament...READ MORE