jesus

I have seen and heard this in many different places over the years, so I don’t take credit for it. However, on the day after Christmas, I think it is a good time to consider how Jesus is more than just  “the reason for the Season”:

In GENESIS Jesus is the Ram of Abraham’s altar.
In EXODUS He is the Passover Lamb.
In LEVITICUS He is the High Priest.
In NUMBERS He is the Cloud by day and the Pillar of Fire by night.
In DEUTERONOMY He is 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.
In 1st and 2nd SAMUEL He’s our Trusted Prophet.
In KINGS and CHRONICLES He is our Reigning King.
In EZRA He is our Faithful Scribe.
In NEHEMIAH He is our Rebuilder of everything that is broken.
In ESTHER He is Mordecai sitting faithful at the gate.
In JOB He is our Redeemer that ever lives.
In PSALMS He is my Shepherd and 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’s the Wonderful Four-Faced Man.
In DANIEL He is the Fourth Man in the midst of the furnace.
In HOSEA He is my Love that is forever faithful.
In JOEL He Baptizes us with the Holy Spirit.
In AMOS He’s our Burden Bearer.
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.
In MALACHI He is the Son of of Righteousness with healing in His wings.
In MATTHEW He is the Christ, the Son of the Living God.
In MARK He is the Miracle Worker.
In LUKE He is the son of Man.
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 the Justifier.
In 1st CORINTHIANS He is our Resurrection.
In 2nd CORINTHIANS Jesus 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.
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.
In HEBREWS He is the Blood of the Everlasting Covenant.
In JAMES He is the Lord who Heals the sick.
In 1st and 2nd PETER He is the Christ Shepherd.
In 1st, 2nd and 3rd JOHN it is Jesus who has the Tenderness of Love.
In JUDE He is our Lord coming with 10,000 saints.
And in REVELATION, He is the King of Kings and the Lord of Lords!!!”