Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Jesus saith unto him, Have I been so long time with you, and yet hast thou not known me, Philip? he that hath seen me hath seen the Father; and how sayest thou then, Shew us the Father?
"O unbelieving generation!" replied Jesus; "how long must I be with you? how long must I have patience with you? Bring the boy to me."
If you--all of you--knew me, you would fully know my Father also. From this time forward you know Him and have seen Him."
and he who sees me sees Him who sent me.
Christ is the visible representation of the invisible God, the Firstborn and Lord of all creation.
Although from the beginning He had the nature of God He did not reckon His equality with God a treasure to be tightly grasped.
He brightly reflects God's glory and is the exact representation of His being, and upholds the universe by His all-powerful word. After securing man's purification from sin He took His seat at the right hand of the Majesty on high,