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Intro Daily

Date: Jun. 14, 2024

Question

How did Christ, the Son of God, become man?

Answer

Christ, the Son of God, became man by assuming a real body and a reasoning soul. He was conceived by the power of the Holy Spirit in the womb of the Virgin Mary, who gave birth to Him; yet He was sinless.

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Reference Passages

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Philippians 2:7

but emptied himself, by taking the form of a servant, being born in the likeness of men.

Hebrews 2:14

14 Since therefore the children share in flesh and blood, he himself likewise partook of the same things, that through death he might destroy the one who has the power of death, that is, the devil,

Hebrews 2:17

17 Therefore he had to be made like his brothers in every respect, so that he might become a merciful and faithful high priest in the service of God, to make propitiation for the sins of the people.

Hebrews 10:5

Consequently, when Christ came into the world, he said,

  “Sacrifices and offerings you have not desired,
    but a body have you prepared for me;

2

Matthew 26:38

38 Then he said to them, “My soul is very sorrowful, even to death; remain here, and watch with me.”

3

Luke 1:27

27 to a virgin betrothed to a man whose name was Joseph, of the house of David. And the virgin’s name was Mary.

Luke 1:31

31 And behold, you will conceive in your womb and bear a son, and you shall call his name Jesus.

Luke 1:35

35 And the angel answered her, “The Holy Spirit will come upon you, and the power of the Most High will overshadow you; therefore the child to be born will be called holy—the Son of God.

Luke 1:42

42 and she exclaimed with a loud cry, “Blessed are you among women, and blessed is the fruit of your womb!

Galatians 4:4

But when the fullness of time had come, God sent forth his Son, born of woman, born under the law,

4

2 Corinthians 5:21

21 For our sake he made him to be sin who knew no sin, so that in him we might become the righteousness of God.

Hebrews 4:15

15 For we do not have a high priest who is unable to sympathize with our weaknesses, but one who in every respect has been tempted as we are, yet without sin.

Hebrews 7:26

26 For it was indeed fitting that we should have such a high priest, holy, innocent, unstained, separated from sinners, and exalted above the heavens.

1 John 3:5
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