The Bible, from cover to cover, answers the question,
“Who is this Jesus?”
In the Old Testament:
– In Genesis, He is the Creator God.
– In Exodus, He is the Redeemer.
– In Leviticus, He is your sanctification.
– In Numbers, He is your guide.
– In Deuteronomy, He is your teacher.
– In Joshua, He is the mighty conqueror.
– In Judges, He gives victory over enemies.
– In Ruth, He is your kinsman, your lover, your redeemer.
– In I Samuel, He is the root of Jesse.
– In 2 Samuel, He is the Son of David.
– In 1 Kings and 2 Kings, He is King of Kings and Lord of Lords.
– In 1st and 2nd Chronicles, He is your intercessor and High Priest.
– In Ezra, He is your temple, your house of worship.
– In Nehemiah, He is your mighty wall, protecting you from your enemies.
– In Esther, He stands in the gap to deliver you from your enemies.
– In Job, He is the arbitrator who not only understands your struggles, but has the power to do something about them.
– In Psalms, He is your song–and your reason to sing.
– In Proverbs, He is your wisdom, helping you make sense of life and live it successfully.
– In Ecclesiastes, He is your purpose, delivering you from vanity..
– In the Song of Solomon, He is your lover, your Rose of Sharon.
– In Isaiah, He is the mighty counselor, the prince of peace, the everlasting father, and more. He’s everything you need.
– In Jeremiah, He is your balm of Gilead, the soothing salve for your sin-sick soul.
– In Lamentations, He is the ever-faithful one upon whom you can depend.
– In Ezekiel, He is your wheel in the middle of a wheel–the one who assures that dry, dead bones will come alive again.
– In Daniel, He is the ancient of days, the ever- lasting God who never runs out of time.
– In Hosea, He is your faithful lover, always beckoning you to come back–even when you have abandoned Him.
– In Joel, He is your refuge, keeping you safe in times of trouble.
– In Amos, He is the husbandman, the one you can depend on to stay by your side.
– In Obadiah, He is Lord of the Kingdom.
– In Jonah, He is your salvation, bringing you back within His will.
– In Micah, He is judge of the nation.
– In Nahum, He is the jealous God.
– In Habakkuk, He is the Holy One.
– In Zephaniah, He is the witness.
– In Haggai, He overthrows the enemies.
– In Zechariah, He is Lord of Hosts.
– In Malachi, He is the messenger of the covenant.
In the New Testament:
– In Matthew, He is king of the Jews.
– In Mark, He is the servant.
– In Luke, He is the Son of Man, feeling what you feel.
– In John, He is the Son of God.
– In Acts, He is Savior of the world.
– In Romans, He is the righteousness of God.
– In I Corinthians, He is the rock that followed Israel.
– In II Corinthians, He the triumphant one, giving victory.
– In Galatians, He is your liberty; He sets you free.
– In Ephesians, He is head of the Church.
– In Philippians, He is your joy.
– In Colossians, He is your completeness.
– In I Thessalonians, He is your hope.
– In II Thessalonians, He is your glory.
– In I Timothy, He is your faith.
– In II Timothy, He is your stability.
– In Titus He is your reason for serving.
– In Philemon, He is your benefactor.
– In Hebrews, He is your perfection.
– In James, He is the power behind your faith.
– In I Peter, He is your example.
– In II Peter, He is your purity.
– In I John, He is your life.
– In II John, He is your pattern.
– In III John, He is your motivation.
– In Jude, He is the foundation of your faith.
– In Revelation, He is your coming King.