The True Icon

Who is Paul referring to in Colossians 1:15? Jesus Christ, of course: ὅς ἐστιν εἰκὼν τοῦ θεοῦ τοῦ ἀοράτου, πρωτότοκος πάσης κτίσεως. He is the icon - that's the Greek word translated as image - of the invisible God. When we look at Jesus we see God. Not physically, for there is no physicality to God. God …