The Paradox of the Incarnation, Part 2

Written by Mark Farnham

On December 17, 2010

The omnipotent, in one instant, made himself breakable. He who had been spirit became pierceable. He who was larger than the universe became an embryo. And he who sustains the world with a word chose to be dependent upon the nourishment of a young girl. God as a fetus. Holiness sleeping in a womb. The creator of life being created. God was given eyebrows, elbows, two kidneys, and a spleen. He stretched against the walls and floated in the amniotic fluids of his mother.

Max Lucado, God Came Near, p. 25-6

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2 Comments

  1. Tom Vietti

    Do we really know if he had 2 kidneys?!?!?!
    How’s your kidney functioning?
    God Bless!

    Reply
  2. Mark Farnham

    Yeah, good question. Maybe he had a horseshoe kidney. My kidney is doing quite well, and I’m feeling great!

    Reply

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