Revelation 1:12-16 Then I turned to see the voice that spoke with me. And having turned I saw seven golden lampstands, and in the midst of the seven lampstands One like the Son of Man, clothed with a garment down to the feet and girded about the chest with a golden band. His head and hair were white like wool, as white as snow, and His eyes like a flame of fire; His feet were like fine brass, as if refined in a furnace, and His voice as the sound of many waters; His feet were like fine brass, as if refined in a furnace, and His voice as the sound of many waters; He had in His right hand seven stars, out of His mouth went a sharp two-edged sword, and His countenance was like the sun shining in its strength.
Quite a description of Jesus.
The last time the apostle saw Him was 60 years ago or so and He looked quite different.
This is the glorified Christ, no longer the suffering Savior, yet He is still the Savior, the Lamb of God that takes away the sin of the world.
He is dressed in a long robe, which the king and the high priest both wore.
He is the only One that can serve as King and Priest.
White hair shows His antiquity and purity.
His eyes like a flame of fire burn through to the conscience of those that gaze at Him. Those that can look back are sanctified by His blood. Those glancing away are convicted by their sin.
Feet like brass show the foundation, stability, and beauty of Christ. Brass was used in the Tabernacle and Temple for the molding of the altar, signifying both sacrifice and judgment.
His voice is like that of waves crashing, so deafening you can hear nothing else.
A sharp two-edged sword proceeds from His mouth. This is the word of God from the Word of God.
His word is life but His word can also bring death (Rev 19:15, 21).
His face shines like the sun. He is the Light of the world.
I don’t know what your idea is of the Christ we shall all see someday.
And I do not know if we will see what John saw.
All I know is that I will see Him and be with Him forever.