2063 Jesus Christ, perfection of

2063 Jesus Christ, perfection of

Jesus Christ perfectly radiates the glory of God, exactly representing his Father’s likeness. Christ’s work is complete and he is free from all impurity.

Jesus Christ represents perfection and absoluteness

His perfection was established through obedient suffering Heb 5:8-9 See also Heb 2:10; Heb 7:28

All things find fulfilment in Christ Eph 1:22-23 See also Eph 1:9-10; Eph 4:13,15-16; Col 1:17-18

Jesus Christ radiates God’s glory

Heb 1:3 See also Mt 17:2 pp Mk 9:3 pp Lk 9:29 At the transfiguration Jesus Christ’s face mirrors God’s glory and purity; Jn 1:14; 2Co 4:4,6; 2Pe 1:17; Rev 1:14-16

Jesus Christ exactly represents the Father’s likeness

Heb 1:3 See also Jn 1:18; Jn 12:44-45; Jn 14:7,9-10; Php 2:6; Col 1:15

The fulness of God dwells in Jesus Christ Col 1:19 See also Col 2:9

Jesus Christ’s work is totally complete

Heb 12:2 See also Heb 7:25

Christians will finally participate in Christ’s perfection 2Co 3:18 See also 1Co 13:9-12

Jesus Christ is without impurity

1Jn 3:5 See also Jn 8:46; 2Co 5:21; Heb 4:15; Heb 7:26; 1Pe 1:19; 1Pe 2:22; Isa 53:9; 1Jn 3:3,7

See also

1100God, perfection
2018Christ, divinity
2024Christ, glory of
2030Christ, holiness
2051Christ, majesty of
2057Christ, obedience
2075Christ, sinless
2218Christ, Son of God
2306Christ, high priest
2570Christ, suffering
2580Christ, transfiguration
8321perfection, divine

Bible Gateway Recommendations