THE NATURE OF CHRIST
Why it is Important
How to explain it to others
The History of the Changeover
topics are as important as the human nature of Christ.
Christ really take our nature or did He take some kind of nature
different than anything which we can possibly have?
are agreed that, when Christ came to earth, He had two natures: one
human and the other divine. And most are agreed that Christ never
a special question is whether the human side of Christ was insulated
from temptation and sin-because He had a special humanity none of the
rest of us have.
DID CHRIST REALLY TAKE OUR NATURE, AND RESIST AND OVERCOME SIN IN THAT NATURE?
That is the key question. Only
God's Word can give the answer. What does it say?
"He took our nature that He might understand how to sympathize with our frailty."-Review, April 19, 1970.*
as Jesus was in human flesh, so God means His followers to be.
"-Signs, April 1, 1897.
the likeness of sinful flesh, and for ,sin, condemned sin in the
flesh."-Patriarchs and Prophets, 373.
humiliated Himself to humanity, and took upon Himself our
nature, that. . He might become a stepping stone to fallen
men." -Review, May 25, 1886.
Divine Son of God, who had. . come from heaven and assumed their
fallen nature."-Signs, September 23, 1889. "Had He not
been fully human, Christ could not have been our
substitute."-Signs, June 17, 1897.
"He took our nature upon Him. . and knowing all our experiences, He stands as Mediator and Intercessor before the Father. "-Signs, November 24, 1887.