What Does God Look Like?

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Author's Bias | Interpretation: conservative

The image of God

Because God made man in His image according to His likeness (Gen 1:26-27), we can, in a sense, imagine what God looks like.

As the original personal being, the qualities that determine personhood were established by God; the human being's possession of a spirit, mind / intellect, emotion and behavior were in the likeness of God's.

Similarly, the physique of a human being was in the likeness of God's.

But while God is invisible (Col 1:15; 1 Tim 1:17), those that God visibly revealed Himself to, responded as though they were speaking to another man albeit God (Gen 17:1-3; 18:1-5; Ex 24:9-11).

Jesus Christ, the Son of God (Matt 26:63-64; John 1:1, 14), appeared in every way as a human being and told the disciples, "if you had known Me, you would have known My Father also; from now on you know Him, and have seen Him." (John 14:7)

Because man was made in the image of God, we can perceive what God may look like from the Old and New Testament record; however, this perception is merely a glimpse into the true nature of God.

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