““What do you think of the Christ? Whose Son is He?” They said to Him, “The Son of David.””
Matthew 22:42 MEV
“Whose Son is He?” Jesus asked the Pharisees a powerful question that had they realized their answer “The Son of David” would have changed the outcome of their lives.
How do you identify who someones son is? They display the nature and mannerisms of their Father!
Jesus said if you’ve see me then you’ve seen the Father. What confidence a son has when he has a godly example of a father to follow. Jesus modeled a life that was easily identified as being The Son of God.
The example that Jesus set of what the Father is like has some vital characteristics that every believer must exemplify to bear the fruit that our Heavenly Father calls for. Heres a short list of some of those
Just like in the natural the more a son is around his father the more he will be like his father. If Jesus took time to develop that closeness with His Father then we must follow that pattern.
We owe it to the world to represent a God and Father who has full power and dominion over all creation but has compassion and understands our weaknesses. He’s a loving Father but He’s also a consuming fire!