In case you missed it this morning!
“I smiled on them when they had no confidence, and the light of my face they did not cast down. I chose their way and sat as chief, and I lived like a king among his troops, like one who comforts mourners.’”
In William Shakespeare’s play Henry V, King Harry walks among his troops on the eve of the Battle of Agincourt disguised so as to comfort them, encourage them and to ascertain their morale.
I like the picture this paints of a monarch becoming just one of his own subjects in order to strengthen their resolve and spirits.
The greatest example of this, truly the personification of this, is Jesus Christ himself. God became a human being and walked among us in order to save us from our sins, from death, and from the devil.
John’s Gospel says it this way: “And the Word became flesh…
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