In Jesus We See God
God wants to be seen and known in his Son.
Even though God is a Spirit and is therefore invisible, he has now revealed himself in an utterly unique way—by the incarnation of himself in his Son Jesus.
In Jesus we see God.
You don’t have to wonder today if there is a baby in the womb of a woman eight weeks pregnant. And you don’t have to wonder what it’s like. We have pictures and videos and models and detailed physiological descriptions.
And so it is with God.
You don’t need to be in the dark about God. He has gone beyond parchment and paper. He has gone beyond tapes and cassettes. He has gone beyond videos and even beyond live drama. He has actually come and pitched his tent in our backyard and beckoned us to watch him and get to know him in the person of his Son Jesus.
When you watch Jesus in action, you watch God in action.
When you hear Jesus teach, you hear God teach.
When you come to know what Jesus is like, you know what God is like.
- John Piper, “The Word Became Flesh”