Christmas: A Cosmic Revolution

The nativity of Christ is the most profound example of humility known to humanity. As the author of Philippians writes when exhorting his fellow Christians to humbly consider others better than themselves, the example the Philippians should follow is that of Jesus Christ. The author quotes the lines of an ancient Christian hymn or creed -- ancient to us, but fresh and revolutionary to first-century Christians.  Your attitude, he says, should be the same as that of Christ: Who being in very nature God, did not consider equality with God something to be grasped, but made himself nothing, taking the very nature of a servant, being made in human likeness and being found in appearance as a man, he humbled himself and became obedient to death-even death on a cross! Therefore God exalted him to the highest place and gave him the name that is above every name, that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, in heaven and on earth and under the earth, and every tongue confess that...(Read Full Article)