Because God’s children are human beings—made of flesh and blood—the Son also became flesh and blood. For only as a human being could he die, and only by dying could he break the power of the devil, who had the power of death. Only in this way could he set free all who have lived their lives as slaves to the fear of dying. (Hebrews 2:14, 15 NLT)
Therefore, it was necessary for him to be made in every respect like us, his brothers and sisters, so that he could be our merciful and faithful High Priest before God. Then he could offer a sacrifice that would take away the sins of the people. Since he himself has gone through suffering and testing, he is able to help us when we are being tested. (Hebrews 2:17, 18 NLT)
Jesus became like us...to save us...to understand what we faced...to be mortal. Amazing...He loves us that much...I'm not sure there is a much better response than "Thank You" and then for us to "earn it" by physically loving those around us...ie. being his hands and feet.