Jesus reflected the Father.

“Most assuredly I say to you, the Son can do nothing of Himself, but what He sees the Father do; for whatever He does, the Son does in like manner.” – John 5:19 NKJV

Like a divine mirror, Jesus’ life revealed a perfect image of the Father in heaven. In John chapter 5, He was under-fire for violating some Sabbath rules, but part of why He came was to clarify man’s understanding of God and His expectations. Consider how Paul described it:

“He is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn over all creation.”

“For it pleased the Father that in Him all the fullness should dwell.” – Colossians 1:15 & 19 NKJV

As disciples, we’re to reflect Christ, but a lot can hinder a proper image. For example, there can be obstructions in the way (an issue or person), dirt on the surface of…

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