Who do you see in the mirror?

By: Taina Youngren
From: January - February 2016
Found in: Christ in you

A funny question, isn’t it? You may think, “It’s obvious… I see myself!”

What does the Apostle Paul mean when he says, “But we all, with unveiled face, beholding as in a mirror the glory of the Lord, are being transformed into the same image from glory to glory, just as by the Spirit of the Lord.“ (2 Cor 3:18).

Yes, you see yourself, but do you know who you really are?

This is a more troublesome question, which easily leads into philosophical discussions and meditations.

Many of us would probably answer what we do; what’s our occupation, instead of who we are. “I’m a pastor” or “I’m a worship leader.”

No, that’s not who you are, but what you do.

Jesus Christ came to show us, who the Father is, but not only that. He also came to show us, who we are.

God put each one of us in the person of Christ, in order to reconcile the world (us) to Himself. When He looks at you and me, He sees the reflection of His Son.

Only because His Son’s image is engraved in us, we are also continually being transformed into His image - without our own merits.