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Humility: God’s Plan for Reconciliation

Image19-1As I was pondering Yeshua’s path to death and all that came before that, one word rang in my mind loud and clear:  humility.  Yet the word, as we know it, hardly does justice to what Yeshua displayed.

“But [He] made himself nothing, taking the very nature of a servant, being made in human likeness.  And being found in appearance as a man, he humbled himself and became obedient to death— even death on a cross!”  Philippians 2:7-8

This is God Himself in the flesh, being crucified as a criminal by those He created, in order to pay their penalty for them.  That’s humility–and more, a concept for which we have no frame of reference.

What was He hoping to achieve?  The answer was another astonishing realization:  (more…)


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