"WHY CHRIST CAME"

Rev. Lon Lorton

The First Sunday of Advent

November 29, 2015

John 1:14; Luke 19:10

"The Word became flesh and made His dwelling among us.  We have seen His glory, the glory of the One and Only, who came from the Father, full of grace and truth."  John 1:14

"For  the Son of Man came to seek and to save what was lost."  Luke 19:10

"The Son of Man came..."

  • Galatians 4:4
  • John 1:14

"to seek and to save..."

"what was lost."

  • Isaiah 53:6
  • Romans 3:11

"The central miracle asserted by Christians is the Incarnation of Jesus Christ.  Christians say that God became man.  Every other miracle prepares the way for this, or results from this."  C.S. Lewis