The Trinity

Christians believe that God is one but is known in three separate Persons:

  • God the Father
  • God the Son
  • God the Holy Spirit

The term Jesus as God Incarnate is the Christian belief that Jesus is God in human form. This is the part of the Trinity known as ‘God the Son’.

So God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal lifeJohn 3:16
Incarnation means ‘made flesh’. It is the Christian belief that God became a man in the person of Jesus, fully human and fully divine. God becoming human in the form of Jesus.

What do Christians mean by incarnation?

The term incarnation means ‘made flesh’.