Many of us may have daydreamed from time to time about what it would be like to become young again. What experiences would you relive? What would you do differently now that you have a different perspective? That daydream can be fun. Try this one. Can you imagine becoming a baby all over again?
Suddenly you can’t talk, have no muscle coordination, cannot eat solid food, and will have to go through potty training all over again. You are totally dependent upon others around you for everything. That thought is not quite so much fun. In fact, it’s rather humiliating to think about…but it’s what God did on Christmas morning.
The God who spoke the universe into existence became a baby. “The Word became flesh and dwelt among us.” (Jn. 1:14) The angel said that He would be called Emmanuel which means “God With Us.” This self-chosen downward mobility should fully demonstrate the depths of God’s love for us. His love never stops reaching – down – to us…
This devotion was written by Pastor Tim Keim of Coronado Bible Church. If you have questions about God, beginning a relationship with Him or about your spiritual journey, please contact him at
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