The Humility of Jesus

December 16, 2018
Passage: John 1:1-13
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Before becoming human, the Son of God enjoyed an existence of unimaginable joy, power, fellowship, comfort, glory, and worship.
John 1:1-13

For the eternal Son of God, becoming human meant suffering the humiliation of:

Physical dependence
(In the womb; growing up as a child
(Luke 2:7, 52))

Temptation
(Luke 4:2)

Hunger
(Luke 4:2)

Thirst
(John 19:28)

Weariness
(John 4:6)

Poverty/no home
(Matthew 8:20;
2 Corinthians 8:9)

Physical suffering and death
(Philippians 2:8)

Abandonment and separation from God
(Matthew 27:46)