Why would God, the almighty, our creator, go to such lengths for us?
Tewahdo: The Word Became Flesh: Qal Siga Kone. ቃል ስጋ ኮነ
One from the Holy Trinity took a lowly state for the sake of His creation.
The Logos, the Word, came to teach us His word.
"Therefore the Lord Himself will give you a sign: Behold, the virgin shall conceive and bear a Son, and shall call His name Immanuel." (Isa. 7:14)
The prophecy of the great Isaiah predicts that the doctrine and the actions of Christ will unite myriads of previously divided and lost people of various faiths looking for the divine love, righteousness, and truth.
The angels sang, the shepherds came to see the true Shepherd of His people.
The Magi came to see the true all knowing Savior & King.
Gifts of Gold because He is King Frankincense because He is God, Myrrh for His sacrifice and death for our sake.
“The wolf also shall dwell with the lamb, and the leopard shall lie down with the kid; and the calf and the young lion and the fatling together; and a little child shall lead them… (Is. 11:1-10).
Saint James of Serugh said on the occasion of Christ's Birth, "There was a dissension between God and man, and when man did not go to God to be reconciled, God came down to reconcile man to Him".
"If you come, all right, and if you do not come, as you like!" No, rather, He says: "if you do not come to Me, I will seek you, run after you, search for you and hold you, and I will keep on doing so until I restore you." God's head wishes to rest in the fatigued heart of man in order to give him rest and turn his fatigue into comfort.
“He Who is above, now for our redemption dwells here below; and He that was lowly is by divine mercy raised. Bethlehem this day resembles heaven; hearing from the stars the singing of angelic voices; and in place of the sun, enfolds within itself on every side, the Sun of Justice.” St. John Chrysostom
Rihus beAl Lidet! Merry Christmas!