Christmas,  Culture,  Inspirational,  Paul Backholer

Christmas by C.S. Lewis

What did C.S. Lewis say about Christmas? Discover the meaning of Christmas in a new light with these eight quotes from the Christian author who inspired millions.

Once in our world, a stable had something in it that was bigger than our whole world

The Last Battle, Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis

The Son of God became a man to enable men to become sons of God

Mere Christianity by C.S. Lewis

The Eternal Being, who knows everything and who created the whole universe, became not only a man but (before that) a baby, and before that a foetus inside a woman’s body. If you want to get the hang of it, think how you would like to become a slug or a crab

Mere Christianity by C.S. Lewis

Can it really be my duty to buy and receive masses of junk every winter?

What Christmas Means to Me by C.S. Lewis

The birth of Christ is the central event in the history of earth – the very thing the whole story has been about

– C.S. Lewis in Conversation

In the Christian story, God descends to reascend. He comes down; down from the heights of absolute being into time and space, down into humanity; down further still, if embryologists are right, to recapitulate in the womb ancient and pre-human phases of life; down to the very roots and seabed of the Nature

Miracles by C.S. Lewis

God could, had He pleased, have been incarnate in a man of iron nerves, the stoic sort who lets no sigh escape Him. Of His great humility He chose to be incarnate in a man of delicate sensibilities who wept at the grave of Lazarus and sweated blood in Gethsemane

– Personal letter by C.S. Lewis, 23 February 1947

The central miracle asserted by Christians is the Incarnation. They say that God became Man. Every other miracle prepares for this, or exhibits this, or results from this

Miracles by C.S. Lewis

For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life

– John 3:16

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