What does it mean to be a Christian? Christians are people who look to Christ in order to answer the questions of life. We Christians make sense of the world through Jesus. What’s God like? Well, let’s turn to Jesus, and see what Jesus shows us and tells us about God. Is there a purpose and meaning to my existence? Well, Jesus sure thought so. He thought you were worth saving, worth dying for in fact. Jesus, also entrusts humanity into your care by calling you to love your neighbor. I think Jesus thinks pretty highly of your purpose in life to give you an important job like loving His people.
Our understanding of life and God emanates from Jesus. Christians are people who interpret God’s intentions for the world through the lens of Jesus Christ. Jesus is the purest revelation of God, because Jesus is God. Jesus is the Word of God. Therefore, if you want God’s intentions revealed to you, look to Jesus. Jesus teaches us as much when He tells His disciples and us that: “Whoever has seen me has seen the Father…”