Jesus is the container of God, like water in a pitcher. St. Paul said Jesus is “the image”, the face of the invisible God.
“Who is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of every creature:” – Colossians 1:15 (KJV)
Imagine someone standing behind a thin curtain pressing his facial features into the curtain. The curtain is Jesus. Or a mask of someone’s face. Jesus is the living mask of the invisible God. No one else ever was that perfect image, that perfect mask. That perfect visible copy of God.
The Greek New Testament says, that Jesus is the “LOGO” of God, translated into English as the WORD of God, translated into Chinese as “DAO”. Right! The ‘Dao’ from Daoism or Taoism. It is all in the translation! Translation is finding the right WORD to cover the intrinsic meaning. Likewise Jesus is the perfect “TRANSLATION” of God to Man.
“I invisible God, you visible man, you don’t understand! You need some One to help you see, Me! Invisible Me! I need a glass container to pour my invisible water into, a balloon to pump mu invisible gas, my Self, into a form! So you can see, in order to conceive, to understand, to grasp my Eternal being.”
Jesus is God’s television, broadcast from afar. The perfect vision of Him. There is no other vision of God that was so perfect. Continue reading “Jesus – “The Beginning of the Creation of God.” – Rev. 3:14″