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April 13, 2015
All things came into being through Him, and apart from Him nothing came into being that has come into being. In Him was life, and the life was the Light of men.
At some moment back in the furthest reaches of time, the triune God decided that He would both create man and love him. The raw material of man's creation would be earth's soil, but the raw material of God's love for him would come solely from His heart. God's heart-generated love would be expressed in, of all things, flesh. For God to commune with man, the sin of man would require atonement—a blood sacrifice—and only God Himself could supply the one, spotless, perfect Lamb that would atone for man's sin. God would send down to earth the Son to become that sacrifice.
Thus the circle would be complete. Flesh for flesh...