Posts tagged Incarnation

Adoration of the Magi, Gentile da Fabriano (c1370–1427), 1420; Uffizi Gallery, Florence

Kneel and adore him

Sunday 9 January 2022

The way of life begins with us bringing all that we are and kneeling with the wise men before the Babe of Bethlehem, God’s love and our salvation made flesh.

Sons in the new creation

Thursday 6 January 2022

The very Word through whom all things have their being becomes flesh. The Creator enters into the very thing he brings into being, to enable creation to reach its final destiny — to be his sons through Jesus Christ, according to the purpose of his will, to the praise of his glorious grace which he freely bestowed on us in the Beloved.

Christ, the Light of the World

Friday 31 December 2021

This Christ-child in his nativity unites heaven and earth, the divine and human, the temporal and eternity and invites us to participate in his great work of redemption.

Blessed are those who walk in the law of the Lord

Monday 30 August 2021

The law of God reveals a glimpse into at least three fundamental things: the nature of God’s holiness; the desire and will of God for his people; the depth to which we humans have fallen. We must renew our hearts and minds in Christ, in whose flesh the law of God became incarnate for our salvation and who showed the way to life through his death and resurrection. We need the external law to become an internal reality.

Adoration of the Shepherds, Charles Le Brun (1619–1690), 1689; Louvre, Paris

Christ the Eternal Word

Sunday 3 January 2021

The celebration of the Word made flesh in the Babe of Bethlehem is the promise of God made real. The Incarnation reveals that all God’s words of hope spoken through the prophets are made a concrete reality.

God so loves the world

Sunday 5 July 2020

Christ wants to reveal the Father to us, wants to let us know him. This is the gift of Faith. It is only by this gift that we can come into that relationship of love which knowing God involves.