Spiritually Speaking: Radiance and representation
December 13, 2019
The Son is the radiance of God’s glory and the exact representation of His being, sustaining all things by His powerful word (Hebrews 1:3a).
Last week, we looked at a very Pauline claim (that Jesus was the reason for creation and the glue that holds all things together). This week, we encounter an idea that seems much closer to the Apostle John. Not only does the gospel writer introduce Jesus as the pre-existing creator, he also describes Jesus as the word become flesh (John 1:14). The incarnation is, perhaps, one of the greatest arguments for why God rejected the possibility of being rep...