Saturday Song: God Incarnate, Jesus Came

I’ve been thinking more lately about the Trinity – especially the incarnation. Tonight I read Exodus 24:1-11. The glory of God is described… and also that the elders of Israel ate in his presence and were not consumed. This in itself is remarkable. How remarkable is it also that God would come again, thousands of years later, as a man, to eat with, teach, and die for enemies he had every right to destroy from a distance. Including me. 

Truely he gave us peace and hope instead. 

God incarnate, Jesus came,

Sinful mankind to reclaim;

Born to save us from our sin, 

Born to give us life within.
God incarnate, Jesus died,

On the cross was crucified;

Paid the sin-debt so that we

Could be pardoned full and free.
God incarnate, Christ arose,

Conquered death and all our foes;

Banished all our fear and dread,

Gave us peace and hope instead.
-George Sweeting and John Peterson

About Katiehttps://thoughtsong.wordpress.comI like to dabble in writing out thoughts on scripture and life events.  Music, to me, is a dear friend, the structure that organizes my thoughts, and the feelings of my heart. Most of my time, however, is spent Teaching and Homemaking (especially trying to create hygge and live as a gluten-free baker). Take all these things away and I still have my true identity: I'm a sinner saved by grace and who dearly loves the Savior who first loved her. And that's really all that matters.

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