All we need to save us from 'ourselves', is the realization that the person we believe ourselves to be, is nothing more than the illusion in which we were made to function. The real you and the real me, is the "I" within us, and that "I", IS God, THE FATHER! God did indeed make us in His image and likeness. He is the "I" within us! It was our parents that 'created' the person we came to believe ourselves to be when they named us at our birth! When they named us, they unknowingly created the 'Satan' they warned us to beware of! So we flounder through Life, striving to function as the Christ, never ever realizing that God (the Father) is the "I" within us. Had we known that God was the "I" within us, and had we chosen to function in that consciousness, the law of Life would have automatically enabled us to be the Christ we were created to be. When we realize that God (the Father) is the "I" within us, we take upon ourselves the likeness of the Father AUTOMATICALLY! It is the Law in action, and that law is 'as a man thinketh, so is he/she'! It is a 'self' fulfilling law! (Creation takes place only through perception) We become what we perceive ourselves to be! To function AS the Father, is to function AS the Christ! How much simpler or effortless can it be to be what we were created to be?