|"God, The World and You"
by Mary Esther Smith Wacaster
Copyright © 2013
Author: Mary Esther Smith Wacaster
R.T. Wacaster & Associates
Publisher and Editor
To the Honor and Glory of the Lord Jehovah
My strength and my Redeemer
Over many, many years, many men had been inspired to write down God's word, and they all have written without any differences, if we care enough to search through what has been said in order to see how they are alike and how the whole story fits together, putting it together in a spiritual application.
Although there are many "stories" we love to tell and retell, this is not a book to be considered as we would look at a novel. This is a book concerned with the God-Son called Jesus that was made finite for a time, walking among us to experience man-likeness, being tempted as a human, yet He did not sin. He existed in the form of God yet emptied Himself, and took on the form of a servant, being made in the likeness of men, humbled Himself, and was obedient as a servant under the Old Covenant to fulfill the Law's requirements. He became the perfect Lamb of sacrifice to atone for sin in order that we could have the opportunity to return to God and be with Him in eternity. By God's grace we have been redeemed to be set free from the burden of the rituals and ordinances of the Law. He was raised from the grave, glorified and exalted by God the Father, and now sits on the right hand of God's throne where He will rule until time to turn control back to the Father.
We are to serve God while here on earth, but we can experience God-likeness through Jesus Christ, by becoming "like Christ" in our personality. It behooves us to take His yoke upon us in obedience to His commands and walk circumspectly throughout our lives in accordance with God's will.