I wrote an article last July 2018 for the Growing Deeper Roots titled: "The Beautiful Mind of Jesus." The article challenges the idea that being like Jesus can be reduced to showing grace to others. I invite you to check it out.
*Groothuis, Douglas. "Jesus" Philosopher and Apologist" (Article)
*McDowell, Josh and Sean McDowell. Evidence That Demands A Verdict (2017 edition). "Introduction" Section I., third point: "Jesus the Apologist"
*Groothuis, Douglas. On Jesus (Wadsworth Philosophers Series). (Book: 112 pages)