Michael Ufferman, one of Zion’s Hope’s teaching staff, discusses the appearance of the Angel of the Lord to Gideon. Gideon initially discerned the person he was talking with was a normal person. However, at a certain point, Gideon realized he was likely talking with God Himself. This “person” was the physical manifestation of our Triune God. In Gideon’s case, he was communicating with the third nature of God, the physical nature. This would have been the physical manifestation of God before He condescended to be born of the Virgin Mary.
The series continues in Part 6.