JESUS, FROM GENESIS TO REVELATION
(Psa 40:7) Then I said, "Behold, I come; In the scroll of the book it is written of me.
The following is something I heard a preacher quote long ago and that I rediscovered recently. I pray you are blessed as I was the first time I heard it:
In Genesis, He is God the Creator. 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, and your redeemer. In I Samuel, He is the root of Jesse; In 2 Samuel, He is the Son of David. In 1st and 2nd 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. In short, 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 everlasting God who never runs out of time. In Hosea, He is your faithful lover, always beckoning you to come back- 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 Merciful. 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 1st and 2nd Thessalonians, He is your hope. In I Timothy, He is your faith. In II Timothy, He is your stability. In Titus, He is truth. 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 the Revelation, He is your coming King!