In the incarnation God literally becomes his creation. He . . . actually “becomes,” “takes on,” and “receives into himself” the material world that he alone created. . . . In Jesus, God comes in human skin to reverse the human condition and reconcile humanity to the Father.
-Robert E. Webber, Who Gets to Narrate the World? Contending for the Christian Story in an Age of Rivals (Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2008), 31-32.