I have just spent a lot of time with this book translating it into Thai. It explains in detail the importance of the Father-Son relationship as THE model relationship for all the created beings of the universe. Why is it that God created the universe through His Son? Why must we go through the Son to approach the Father? Why is Christ the Wisdom of God? Why is the government on Christ's shoulders (Isaiah 9:6)?
I was deeply touched by 'My Beloved'. I was struck by the sincerity of the author as he described his youth and his grappling to deal with with what Jesus taught in contrast to what the world valued. This was writing that was doctrinally profound and also real practically, unashamed to proclaim its love of Jesus, and giving proof of sincerity through the author's struggles to honor our Lord which was reciprocated by our Lord in being given ever increasing light . We have nothing to be afraid of by being honest, "for perfect love casts out fear", "grace does much more abound" and "the path of the righteous is as the dawning light,