When Jesus Was an Embryo

Embryo mouse days 1 to 4 Dr M. Zernicka-Goetz, Gurdon Institute Wellcome images
Mouse embryo, days 1 to 4 © Dr M. Zernicka-Goetz, Gurdon Institute. Wellcome images

“For you created my inmost being; you knit me together in my mother’s womb.” (Psalm 139:13)

“He made himself nothing by taking the very nature of a servant, being made in human likeness.” (Phil 2:7)

As one who has used some of the techniques of developmental biology, I have a rather different perspective on Advent to most people. Long before that famous journey to Bethlehem, before Mary was accused of adultery, and before Joseph married his pregnant betrothed, Jesus became an embryo. Read more

3 thoughts on “When Jesus Was an Embryo

  1. Maureen Smith December 13, 2019 / 3:29 pm

    Hi Ruth, I really enjoyed reading this blog. Thank You.

    Like

  2. djwimago December 15, 2019 / 2:01 pm

    “Let earth and heaven combine,Angels and men agree.
    To praise in songs divine The incarnate deity,
    Our God contracted to a span,
    Incomprehensibly made man… Charles Wesley

    Thanks Ruth!

    Like

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