5 Greek Words Every Christian Should Know: Kenosis

Claremont United Church of Christ

5 Greek Words Every Christian Should Know: Kenosis

Published September 9, 2018 at 10:00 AM

In the second installment of 5 Greek Words Every Christian Should Know, we turn to what may be the earliest written words of the New Testament. Philippians 2 contains what scholars think are lyrics to a hymn that the first Christians sang together. The song talks about Christ "emptying himself". The Greek word is kenosis, and Pastor Jacob takes us deeper into the concept of kenosis and how we can fill ourselves up by first emptying ourselves. Tune-in to hear more about this paradox.

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