Christmas Proclamation: Trusting God through Impossibilities

Thursday, 03 May 2007

In the "Advent" portion of his poetic oratorio, W. H. Auden chiseled words about the Word becoming flesh: We who must die demand a miracle.How could the Eternal do a temporal act,The Infinite become a finite fact?Nothing can save us that is possible:We who must die demand a miracle. Captured here is a miraculous truth: that to save us, God's infinite Son emptied himself, humbled himself (Phil. 2:6-8), even placing himself under human reproductive processes (Gal. 4:4). This is the miracle ...

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