This is a great quote from Burk Parsons’ article in the July 2012 edition of TableTalk, the monthly devotional from Ligonier Ministries.
Be not ashamed of your faith; remember it is the ancient gospel of the martyrs, confessors, reformers and saints. Above all, it is the truth of God, against which the gates of Hell cannot prevail. Let your lives adorn your faith, let your example adorn your creed.
Foreward to the Second London Baptist Confession of Faith
Jesus is God and man in one person: man that he may feel our woes, God that he may help us out of them.
Immanuel – The Light of Life (sermon on Isaiah 9:1,2)
Related: Inspired by this post from Of First Importance.
It is a wonderful instance of divine grace that the Word should be made flesh and dwell among us, and reveal his glory to us. Apart from anything that springs out of the incarnation of Christ, that incarnation itself is a wondrous act of grace. There must be hope for men now that man is next akin to God through Jesus Christ. The angels were not mistaken when I they not only sang, “Glory to God in the highest,” but also, “on earth peace, goodwill towards men,” because in Bethlehem the Son of God was born of a virgin. God in our nature must mean God with gracious thoughts towards us. If the Lord had meant to destroy the race, he never would have espoused it and taken it into union with himself. There is fullness of grace in the fact of the Word made flesh tabernacling among us.
The True tabernacle, and Its Glory of Grace and Peace
Related: Inspired by this post from Phil Johnson at Team Pyro.