So far this Advent we have focused on Isaiah 52 verses 1-4. How come? Because we wanted to spend time responding to the series Look At The Lamb by getting practical and by getting bold.
God delights in us enough to have orchestrated the great condescension of Jesus from the glory and majesty of the throne of God to the frailty of human frame and the freezing temperatures and animal muck of a farmyard.
Imagine being a Daddy and having a beautiful newborn baby boy. Imagine laying him on a cross of torture and suffering.
Imagine placing him down naked on a cold, wet winter pavement, turning and walking away from him.