Text: For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace. (Isaiah 9:6)

Tweet: If I was an unbeliever, someone unconvinced by divine revelation of the absolute truth of the Christian faith, the greatest doctrinal stumbling block for me would undoubtedly be the doctrine of the Incarnation. The Incarnation is to me the most astonishing truth in all of Scripture. The Creator we read about at the beginning of the Old Testament is the baby that we read about at the beginning of the New Testament. At the very heart of the Gospel is this astounding truth: God became a man in the man Christ Jesus.