The scripture references below go with today’s post of A Nonchurchgoer’s Guide to Jesus and His Kingdom.
2 Corinthians 5:18-19 (God was in Christ. That is, Christ was the identity He had from the beginning of creation prepared for Himself and that He eventually took on Himself.)
Matthew 1:21-23 (“Immanuel” is right because God was with us in a more direct way than anyone would ever have imagined.)
Acts 10:38 (God was with Him because God was Him.)
John 1:1, 14 (The Word was God and the Word became flesh. This was all for our sakes.)
If you are familiar with the Bible, or if you want to hear more from it, you may want to read one of my other blogs: A Bible Reader’s Guide to Jesus and His Kingdom.
Any quotations of Scripture are taken from the NASB, unless otherwise noted.