“In the beginning was the Word and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was in the beginning with God. All things were made through Him, and without Him nothing was made that was made. In Him was life, and the life was the light of men. And the light shines in the darkness, and the darkness did not comprehend it.”
There is perhaps no more powerful proof in the Bible that it is in fact “God-breathed” than these verses penned by the apostle John. Could a mere mortal man challenge the thinking of both Jew and Greek alike about who Jesus is, the second person of the Trinity with the same substance and equal in power and glory with God the Father and God the Spirit, with such brevity and power in such poetic prose.
This Christmas season let’s remember that the baby boy whose birth we celebrate wasn’t just any baby, but the baby; not just any man but the man; not just any god but the God, King of Kings and Lord of lords who “became flesh and dwelt among us and we beheld His glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father, full of grace and truth.”