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Extending the Life of the Son into Human History

January 22, 2011

If you think about this long enough, it is truly astonishing.

When the Father sends the Son into salvation history, he is doing something astonishing: he is extending the relationship of divine sonship from its home in the life of God down into human history.

Fred Sanders
The Deep Things of God: How the Trinity Changes Everything
(Wheaton, IL: Crossway, 2010), 155

HT: Of First Importance

Galatians 4:4-5:  “But when the fullness of time had come, God sent forth his Son, born of woman, born under the law,  to redeem those who were under the law, so that we might receive adoption as sons.”

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