It’s time for Christmas lessons at church for the little kids! I was teaching them last night about Jesus coming to earth to save us from our sins. In order to do so, Jesus had to become like us while still being God. In Heaven Jesus could do anything He wanted, but as a baby He couldn’t do anything. He loved us that much!
Towards the end of the lesson, one of the kids asked how old Jesus was now. I explained that Jesus was around before we had years, so even though He lived here for a little while, He doesn’t technically have an age. It was a bit of a difficult concept, but I think this child will understand eventually.
These points of immortal God becoming mortal and the inventor of time stepping into its bounds, they got me thinking this morning. Jesus is so far beyond us, but out of love became like us to save us. The One who can do anything limited Himself to human existence, while still being God! The Ageless One who invented the concept of time and stands outside of its bounds, stepped into these bounds and had an age for a while!