Jesus is the perfect drawing of God. He is the perfect image of God. If you want to know who the Father is, how the Father acts, just look at Jesus.
As the perfect representation of God, we can see that He came to raise the dead to life. Going back to John chapter six, in His dialogue with religious people, Jesus told them to dine on Him. Eat His bread. They would never be thrust or hungry again. He was going to satisfy and quench their longing. He was using physical things to illustrate a spiritual principle. When he talks of life, He is using the word, Zoe. It doesn’t mean natural life, Zoe refers to God life, divine life, a supernatural quality of life. Jesus was saying He is the Bread of supernatural Life. Jesus didn’t come to make our sinful lives better; He came to raise the dead to life. Jesus didn’t come to make us better by giving us principles and healing for hurts. We should praise God for His truth, His healings, His miracles and so on. But Jesus came to break the power of death and unleash a brand new generation onto the earth. He wants to release us into the world to transform it for Him. When we come to Christ, it’s not about repairing an old car, it’s to become a new make and model. When we come to Christ, we get a total makeover, from head to toe. Christ came to give us that kind of life. Paul says it this way:
For the love of Christ compels us, because we judge thus: that if One died for all, then all died; and He died for all, that those who live should live no longer for themselves, but for Him who died for them and rose again.
Therefore, from now on, we regard no one according to the flesh. Even though we have known Christ according to the flesh, yet now we know Him thus no longer. Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; old things have passed away; behold, all things have become new. Now all things are of God, who has reconciled us to Himself through Jesus Christ, and has given us the ministry of reconciliation, that is, that God was in Christ reconciling the world to Himself, not imputing their trespasses to them, and has committed to us the word of reconciliation. (2 Corinthians 5:14-19)