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Humiliation of Christ

Easton's Bible Dictionary

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(Philippians 2:8 ), seen in (1) his birth (Galatians 4:4; Luke 2:7; John 1:46; Hebrews 2:9 ), (2) his circumstances, (3) his reputation (Isaiah 53; Matthew 26:59,67; Psalm 22:6; Matthew 26:68 ), (4) his soul (Psalm 22:1; Matthew 4:1-11; Luke 22:44; Hebrews 2:17,18; 4:15 ), (5) his death (Luke 23; John 19; Mark 15:24,25 ), (6) and his burial (Isaiah 53:9; Matthew 27:57,58,60 ).

His humiliation was necessary (1) to execute the purpose of God (Acts 2:23,24; Psalm 40:6-8 ), (2) fulfil the Old Testament types and prophecies, (3) satisfy the law in the room of the guilty (Isaiah 53; Hebrews 9:12,15 ), procure for them eternal redemption, (4) and to show us an example.

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Easton, Matthew George. Entry for 'Humiliation of Christ'. Easton's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​ebd/​h/humiliation-of-christ.html. 1897.
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