>   books  >   en  >   pope-shenouda-iii  >   nature-of-christ  >   books  >   en  >   pope-shenouda-iii  >   nature-of-christ

Christian Library | Full Free Coptic Books | Orthodox Library

Nature of Christ, book by H. H. Pope Shenouda III

14- Possibility of Such Unity Image: One nature of Jesus صورة في موقع الأنبا تكلا: طبيعة واحدة للمسيح Image: One nature of Jesus

صورة في موقع الأنبا تكلا: طبيعة واحدة للمسيح

This unity between the Divine nature and the human nature is possible, otherwise it would not have been fulfilled, it was known to God ever since the world began: He has preconceived and planned it through His fore - knowledge of what man needed for his salvation, as we have discussed this issue before here on in other sections. For this reason St. Paul the Apostle said about the Incarnation of the Lord Jesus: "According to the revelation of the mystery kept secret since the world ..but now is made manifest. (Rom. 16:25).

There is also a contemplation by one of the fathers on the verse "Eye has not seen, nor ear heard, Nor have entered into the heart of man The things which God has prepared for those who love Him.” (1 Cor. 2:9), which refers to eternal happiness; that father said the things that had not entered into the heart of man were the Incarnation of God (becoming man), His crucifixion and His death for our sake in order to redeem and purchase us with His precious Blood.

Another father said that the presence of God among His creation takes 3 forms: either general existence due to His being present everywhere, or through His Grace bestowed On His Saints, while the third unique form which happened only once, is His consubstantiality with Christ when the Divine nature united with the human nature in the Virgin's womb.

© : Saint Takla Haymanout Website: General Portal for the Coptic Orthodox Church Faith, Egypt / Contact us at:

Bible | Daily Readings | Agbeya | Books | Lyrics | Gallery | Media | Links | Contact us