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What is the Incarnation?


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The word comes from the Latin "carne" meaning "flesh". The Incarnation refers to the central Christian belief that the Second Person of the Trinity took flesh, of the Virging Mary, by the power of the Holy Spirit, and became a human being in every way but sin. Jesus was truly human and truly divine. One must believe this to be a Christian.



The incarnation is when Jesus became a human being, He became "incarnate," meaning that He took on human flesh.

"The Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us" - John 1:14.

Answer from a hindu:

Incarnation is appearance in human form (sometimes animal form also in mythology) of Gods, Goddesses, and great souls.