He Became Man and Dwelt Among Us

The Isaiah 53:5 Project

Welcome to December everyone, the Friday of months.

With Christmas quickly approaching, I though I’d share a story I got in a recent email.

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He Became Man and Dwelt Among Us

By Louis Cassells

Once upon a time, there was a man who looked upon Christmas as a lot of humbug. He wasn’t a scrooge. He was a kind and decent person, generous to his family, upright in all his dealings with other men. But he didn’t believe all that stuff about incarnation which churches proclaim at Christmas. And he was too honest to declare that he did.

“I am truly sorrry to distress you,” he told his wife, who was a faithful churchgoer. “But I simply cannot understand this claim that God became man. It doesn’t make any sense to me.” On Christmas Eve, his wife and children went to church for the midnight service. He declined to accompany…

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