Brad Soenksen was the Professor of Old Testament and Biblical Studies at Lutheran Brethren Seminary for twenty-two years. He has been the Pastor at Grace Lutheran Church in Erhard, MN since 2010. He holds a BA in History and Biblical Studies from Crown College, an MDiv. from Lutheran Brethren Seminary, and a THM in Old Testament Studies from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School.
What more could God do to prove to us that he is for us and not against us than to give his own Son into this fallen world to take the cross in our place, exchanging his righteousness for our many sins.
The Christmas King is the Son-of-God-King who stands as a forever reminder that as God, he is powerfully and eternally for us. Yet, this same King, who is also from David’s human offspring, is our human Brother.