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From the apostle Paul’s letter to the church at Philippi we read,
 

  • “. . . although He existed in the form of God, did not regard equality with God a thing to be grasped, but emptied Himself, taking the form of a bond-servant, and being made in the likeness of men. And being found in appearance as a man, He humbled Himself by becoming obedient to the point of death, even death on a cross.” (Philippians 2:6-8 – NASB)

 
Remembering the wondrous story . . . should it not be that we are doing just that? “He existed in the form of God,” Jesus our Savior, very God, the Creator. But He “did not regard equality with God a thing to be grasped,” to be held onto, to be that which would keep Him from doing what He intended to do. No, He instead “emptied Himself, taking the form of a bond-servant, and being made in the likeness of men.” God “humbled Himself . . . being found in appearance as a man” . . . the God-man . . . the “bond-servant” to mankind, “becoming obedient to” the will dictated by God, a will that the Scripture tells us was “to the point of death.” Jesus, the Christ, the Lord of glory, “obedient to the point of death, even death on a cross.” Deity took on flesh and was found “in the likeness of men,” and carried out a divine work that made it possible for man to reconciled to God. No sin could ever be too great to overcome this most wondrous work of redemption that God has worked out in His Son.
 
Yes Lord, we are remembering the wondrous story . . . that You, already having humbled Yourself in the incarnation, went even further than this, subjecting Yourself to sinful man, subjecting Yourself to the humiliating and terribly painful means of death . . . crucifixion . . . public crucifixion . . . “even death on a cross.” 
 
Oh what a wondrous work . . . Oh what a wondrous story we have to tell . . . Oh what a Savior! The old hymn says it well,
 

  • “I will sing the wondrous story of the Christ who died for me,
  • How He left His home in glory for the cross at Calvary.

 

  • (refrain) Yes, I’ll sing the wondrous story of the Christ who died for me,
  • Sing it with the saints in glory, gathered by the crystal sea.”

 
My oh my . . . what a wondrous story! Thank you Lord for all that You have done to redeem my fallen soul! And by Your grace I will not only “sing” of it ‘in glory” but in this life also . . . and by Your grace, I will never forget it!
 
Have a good day brethren . . . and as you walk think upon the wondrous story of what Christ has done and be aware that there is no other work that can possibly be greater than this, no greater act of love.

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