Jesus Is

October 20, 2010 | My Jottings

Several years ago I heard a presentation done at a Christian gathering that I have never forgotten. As I listened to the following piece being slowly read I got goosebumps and my eyes filled with tears. Everyone in the room appeared riveted as they listened to the title of every book in the Bible being reverently read out loud, along with how Jesus Christ is woven through all sixty-six of those books.

What are our needs today? Do we need a friend who will stick closer than a brother? Do we need to be avenged? Do we need refuge? Do we need something broken to be made new? Do we need someone to bear our burdens? Do we need hope?

I need all those things.

Take time to read the following slowly and prayerfully, and realize who Jesus is….

In Genesis Jesus is the Ram at Abraham’s altar

In Exodus He’s the Passover Lamb

In Leviticus He’s the High Priest

In Numbers He’s the Cloud by day and Pillar of Fire by night

And in Deuteronomy He’s the City of our refuge

In Joshua He’s the Scarlet Thread out Rahab’s window

In Judges He is our Judge

In Ruth He is our Kinsman Redeemer

And in 1st and 2nd Samuel He’s our Trusted Prophet

In Kings and Chronicles He’s our Reigning King

In Ezra He is our Faithful Scribe

In Nehemiah He’s the Rebuilder of everything that is broken

And in Esther He is like the Mordecai sitting faithful at the gate

In Job He is our Redeemer that ever liveth

In Psalms He is my Shepherd and because of Him I shall not want

In Proverbs and Ecclesiastes He is our Wisdom

In the Song of Solomon He is the Beautiful Bridegroom

In Isaiah He is the Suffering Servant

In Jeremiah and Lamentations it is Jesus that is the Weeping Prophet

In Ezekiel He is the Wonderful Four-Faced Man

And in Daniel He is the Fourth Man in the midst of a fiery furnace

In Hosea He is my Love that is forever faithful

In Joel He baptizes us with the Holy Spirit

In Amos He is our Burden Bearer

And in Obadiah He is our Savior

In Jonah He is the Great Foreign Missionary that takes the Word of God into all the world

In Micah He is the Messenger with beautiful feet

In Nahum He is the Avenger

In Habakkuk He is the Watchman that is ever praying for revival

In Zephaniah He is the Lord mighty to save

In Haggai He is the Restorer of our lost heritage

In Zechariah He is our Fountain

And in Malachi He is the Son of Righteousness with healing in His wings

In Matthew “Thou art the Christ, the Son of the Living God”

In Mark He is the Miracle Worker

In Luke He is the Son of Man

And in John He is the Door by which every one of us must enter

In Acts He is the Shining Light that appears to Saul on the road to Damascus

In Romans He is our Justifier

In 1st Corinthians He is our Resurrection

And in 2nd Corinthians He is our Sin Bearer

In Galatians He redeems us from the law

In Ephesians He is our Unsearchable Riches

In Philippians He supplies our every need

In Colossians He is the Fullness of the Godhead Bodily

And in 1st and 2nd Thessalonians He is our Soon Coming King

In 1st and 2nd Timothy He is the Mediator between God and man

In Titus He is our Blessed Hope

In Philemon He is a Friend that sticks closer than a brother

And in Hebrews He’s the Blood of the Everlasting Covenant

In James He is the Lord that heals the sick

In 1st and 2nd Peter He is the Chief Shepherd

In 1st, 2nd and 3rd John it is Jesus who has the tenderness of love

In Jude He is the Lord coming with 10,000 saints

And in Revelation, lift up your eyes, Church, for your redemption draweth nigh;

He is our King of kings and Lord of lords!

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Today I am so grateful for the amazing grace that means that He is mine, and I am His.

Do you need His love, His power, His amazing grace?

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  1. Christy says:

    Oh Julie, this is so wonderful….it filled me up and made me joyful. I will share this with everyone I can. Thank you so much for sharing it with us.

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