Christology is the study of the true knowledge of the person and work of Christ as revealed in the God-breathed scriptures of the Old and New Testaments.  Christ is the Savior who has come to save fallen humanity.  He is true God begotten from all eternity and also true man born of the Virgin Mary.  These are the two natures of the one Christ.  He has the divine nature being eternal God and the source of all life.  He has the human nature being mortal man able to die.  He is one person consisting of the personal union of these two natures.  We do not confound or mix the divine and human natures saying that He has one nature; therefore, we confess the two natures of Christ.  In the same way, we do not separate His divinity from His humanity saying that He subsists of two persons; therefore, we confess Christ to be one person of the Blessed Holy Trinity.

To know Christ, is to know the true Living God.  To know Christ, is to know the true man who is the very image of God.  To know the true Living God apart from Christ, brings sorrow, shame, and guilt because we are fallen creation.  When our sin is exposed, we are left to die.  To know Christ brings joy, forgiveness, and restoration.  When our Savior is revealed, we are given new life.

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