A sermon at Emmaus in the middle of a series on the Apostles’ Creed called “Creed: What Christians Believe and Why it Matters.”
So Jesus is human. The Bible makes this clear and the church has always taught this. But the bigger question is this: Why? Why did God do it? Why did God become human in the person of Jesus? Why not just be God and never become human? You’re the all-powerful, perfect God. You can do whatever you want. Right? Why make things all messy by becoming a human baby, growing up as a poor Jewish kid in ancient Israel, dealing with all the struggle and chaos of human life? Why?