The Son of God paid us a visit for thirty-three years at and about the city of Jerusalem in a region of the earth called the Middle East more than two thousand years ago. The purpose of the Visit was apocalypse.
The Nativity tells us that God is humble. He did not assert His superiority over us as He was entitled to do. To everyone's surprise, He claimed equality with us. He was an equal to us in our humanity - a partner with us in our suffering.