Incarnate Deity

Incarnate Deity”


1. The importance of Jesus’ identity. (Galatians 4:4) “...God sent his Son, born of a woman…”


A. God sent His Son. “If God were your Father, you would love me, for I have come here from God. I have not come on my own; God sent me.” John 8:42


B. Jesus said, “I came from heaven” many times. “For I have come down from heaven not to do my will but to do the will of him who sent me.” John 6:38


C. Before Jesus became the incarnate baby in Bethlehem He existed as co-equal and co-eternal God part of the Trinity.


2. The importance of Mary’s virginity. (Galatians 4:4) “...God sent his Son, born of a woman…”


A. Born of a virgin fulfills prophecy and is redemptive necessityThe virgin birth is essential teaching of the Christian faith. Denying the virgin birth denies the authority of God’s Word, the deity and humanity of Jesus Christ, and His ability to be our sinless Savior.


3. The importance of Jesus’ humanity. (Galatians 4:4)

...God sent his Son, born of a woman…”


A. Born of a woman highlights Jesus humanity.


  • Jesus was born like all of us were born. Luke 2:7


  • Jesus grew like all of us. Luke 2:52


  • Jesus was dedicated and baptized. Luke 2:22


  • Jesus had a body like ours. John 20:27


  • Jesus had emotions. He wept, He rejoiced, He slept, He got angry… Mark 3:5


B. What was accomplished by His humanity?


  • Sympathize with our weakness. Hebrews 4:15


  • Destroy the work of the devil. Hebrews 2:14


  • Reveal God to us. Matthew 1:23


  • Gave us an example to follow. I John 2:6


  • Save us from our sin. Matthew 1:21