by Roger Blumenthal | Bring Christmas Home series |
John, in his Gospel story of Jesus, tells the Christmas story in one verse – John 1:14. For John, this is Christmas: God became a man and visited us where we live. We call this the incarnation. God came to us in Jesus. He got close and personal so we could see the glory of God displayed in a real person, full of grace and truth. He came to us so we could have a relationship not with an idea, but with a person. He came to us so we can experience God. He came to transform us to become like Jesus. He came so we could bring Jesus to our world.