What did Jesus look like? I don’t know. Nobody does. But we all have a picture in our minds of what is possible. For me, he is tall, has light skin, long brown hair, and no muscle. I don’t want this picture in my head, but it’s there. Lots of pictures, posters, t-shirts, flannel graphs, and Simpsons episodes put it there. Maybe it would help if we had something a bit closer to the truth.
Read Justin Taylor’s post on what an average man in Jesus’ culture may have looked like in his early 30s.