What was Christ´s state of humiliation?

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In His state of humiliation our Redeemer did not, according to His human nature, always and fully use the divine glory communicated to His human nature, but humbled Himself to the very depths, in order that He might redeem us through His obedience and suffering. The redemption would not have been accomplished, had He always and fully used His divine glory.

Phil. 2:6-8: Christ Jesus being in the form of God, thought it not robbery to be equal with God, but made Himself of no reputation, and took upon Him the form of a servant, and was made in likeness of men. And being found in fashion as a man, He humbled himself, and became obedient unto death, even the death of the cross.

Note: At times Jesus did use His divine glory also according to His human nature; for example, when He was glorified and when He performed miracles. In this way He revealed that He was God’s Son and the promised Savior.

Joh. 10:37-38: If I do not the works of My Father, believe me not. But if I do, though ye believe not Me, believe the works; that ye may know and believe that the Father is in Me, and I in Him.

Assignment: Read Mark 9:1-8: Jesus’ glorification.