Christmas. That’s when we celebrate the fact that God came to earth in the person of Jesus.
God coming to earth in the form of a man is central to the Christian faith. The core of our faith is not a set of doctrines or principles. Rather is a person, Jesus the Christ, whose story we read in the Bible. The simple Bible words, “he became a man and dwelt among us” tell us that God chose to tell us what he is like on our terms. Another translation puts it this way:
The Word became flesh and blood, and moved into the neighborhood
We do not need to understand all the eternal mysteries of God; but only the man Jesus. No early language would be able to fully explain God, but all of them can repeat the story of Jesus.
Christmas tells us a lot about God, but it…
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