More Than Sin: 6 Reasons the Word Was Made Flesh
“Why was Christ crucified?”
So often the typical response to this question is “to save us from our sins.” This is true. But there is more to consider here. According to the Catechism of the Catholic Church (CCC), there are six other reasons with which we need to be familiar in order to better understand the implications and ramifications of the incarnation, passion, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. And, just as importantly, to be able to articulate them for others when we are asked. So why did the Word become flesh?
1. The Word became flesh…for us in order to save