When archaeologists discovered a statue in the ancient Nabatean city of Petra, they were very excited, because it was believed to be a statue of Jesus Christ, the first of its kind to be discovered in the area. Many would like to know what Christ looked like. But the Bible does not tell us very much. It does, however, tell us what He is like. Several verses reveal much about Him. Here are a few: Matthew’s gospel tells us that Jesus is “…gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls.” Isaiah wrote in the Old Testament before Jesus came to earth with the following words- “He has no form nor comeliness, and when we shall see Him there is no beauty that we should desire Him…a man of sorrows and acquainted with grief.” Let’s not be so concerned about what Christ looks like physically, but with what He is like. If we invite Him into our loves, one day we will see Him in all His glory.
Pastor Alex Rockwell