Philippians 2:7 - God Became Flesh.
Philippians 2:7 (NLT) Instead, he gave up
his divine privileges; he took the humble
position of a slave and was born as a human being.
God among Us
Companies that try to market their
products overseas sometimes have a language barrier
to overcome. For instance, a campaign in Italy
for Schweppes Tonic Water translated to
Schweppes Toilet Water. Needless to say, not a lot of
people wanted to drink that.
And when the Scandinavian company
Electrolux hoped to sell vacuum cleaners to American
consumers, they chose the slogan Nothing sucks like
an Electrolux. Something got lost in
Jesus seemed to have this issue with His
own disciples because they didnt understand
why He had come to this earth in the first
place. Jesus came to this earth to die for the sins
of the world, but His disciples didnt get
that because it was lost in translation.
Their hope and belief was that He would
establish an earthly kingdom then and there, driving
out the Romans who were occupying the land. In
fact, after Jesus fed the five thousand, His most
popular miracle to date, the people wanted to make
Jesus king by force.
What was that all about? They wanted to
make Him the king so He would drive out Rome.
They didnt understand that isnt the reason
He had primarily come to this world.
However, one day Christ will come back
and establish His kingdom. One day, He will rule
as King of kings and Lord of lords. But before
Christ would wear a crown, He would first have to
bear a cross.
Jesus wasnt a mere man. He wasnt
just one of the prophets. He was God coming to us
in human flesh, walking among us. The eternal
God confined himself to a single cell and was
born of a woman in order to be the Savior of the
Who is Jesus to you? Is He the Son of
God? Is He the Savior of the world? [Greg Laurie
from Harvest Ministries;
LINKS FOR FURTHER STUDY ON THIS TOPIC
Philippians 2:7 - An Amazing Sacrifice.
John 1:14 - God Became Flesh.
Isaiah 57:15 - The God The Heavens Can't
Contain Dwells In Every Humble Heart.
If anyone has a paraphrase, commentary or
testimony on this passage of Scripture, either
personal or otherwise, I would be interested in
hearing from you. Thanks in advance and let's keep
uplifting Jesus that all might be drawn to Him. Fred
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Medical Seminar on Healthful Living by David
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