Encountering Jesus in the New Testament (Third Edition)

Chapter 1: The Incarnation


The Incarnation

Film Focus: Joan Watson, of 3 Minute Theology, explains the four reasons for the Incarnation as taught by the Catechism of the Catholic Church.


Text Focus: Pages 16-21


Discussion Questions:


1.   Before watching this video, what would you have said if someone asked you why God became flesh? Is your answer different now? Explain.

2.   What are the four reasons God became flesh? Name one Bible passage mentioned in the video.

3.   What does it mean to become “partakers of the divine nature?”

4.   Which one of these reasons resonates the deepest with you? Why?

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