The question I am pondering today is did Christ become sin? This might seen a stupid question in the light of 2 Corinthians 5:21 “For he hath made him to be sin for us, who knew no sin; that we might be made the righteousness of God in him.” But what do we mean did God become sin?
Where would we be if God had not come in the flesh? What difference does it make to us? For some it is such a ridiculous idea that God could have anything to do with this world and its distant and sinful creatures, for others, me included it is the very heartbeat of our faith.
I Have just been reading the preface of Divinity and Humanity by Oliver Crisp and came across this:
‘Since the Incarnation is an essential constituent of Christian teaching. Removal of the Incarnation from Christology is like removal of the heart from a living human being.’
I was sent a link by a dear friend recently, http://www.kendavis.com/personal-development/daily-writing-benefits/ and this started me thinking. The response to that thinking is this, a badly written and anonymous blog that probably nobody but this lonely mouse will ever read. Perhaps in a few months time I will come back and see how well the six points have worked out in my life. (I do hope that I will be able to delete this blog), until then…