“You shall not make for yourself a carved image….” (2) Worship and the Word

The relationship between Jesus Christ and the second commandment is very significant because in Jesus Christ, God has provided an image whom we are not only allowed to worship, but whom we are required to worship. In Colossians 1:15 Paul refers to Jesus as “the image of the invisible God.” And in verse 19 of the same chapter, he tells us that “in him all the fullness of God was pleased to dwell….”
— Rev. Jerry Hamstra