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There's a Title for That - Crosswalk the Devotional - October 2, 2014

  • 2014 Oct 02
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There's a Title for That
by John UpChurch, Senior Editor, BibleStudyTools.com

“He is before all things, and in him all things hold together. And he is the head of the body, the church; he is the beginning and the firstborn from among the dead, so that in everything he might have the supremacy.” Colossians 1:17-18 

Sometimes, we just need to be reminded of who Jesus is:

·         The Word: He pitched His tent with us and put flesh on God’s promises (John 1)

·         Son of God: He’s got the whole world in His hands (Matthew 16:16)

·         Son of Man: He knows our sorrows up close and personal (Matthew 17:12)

·         Son of David: He loved His people, even if they didn’t recognize Him (Matthew 1:1John 1)

·         Teacher: He tells us exactly what we need, even if it’s not what we want to hear (John 3:2)

·         Prophet: He told us what would and will happen (Deuteronomy 18:15Matthew 13:57)

·         Provider: He can make a little go a long way (Mark 6:30-44)

·         Mediator: He’s right in the middle of our struggles and pleading our case (1 Timothy 2:5Hebrews 9:15)

·         Suffering Servant: He got busted up for us (Isaiah 53)

·         Lamb of God: He put sin in a full-nelson and made death cry uncle (John 1:29)

·         Lion of Judah: He can take care of His enemies with just His roar (Revelation 5:519:21)

·         Counselor: He’s the cure for our addictions and struggles (Isaiah 9:6)

·         Prince of Peace: He signed—in blood—the peace treaty between God and us (Isaiah 9:6)

·         Immanuel: He never gets tired of being with us (Isaiah 7:14)

·         King of Kings: He’s got the power (Revelation 17:14)

·         The Way: He ain’t got no time for wishy-washy “all roads” arguments; He’s it (John 14:6)

·         The Truth: He puts the lie in our “true for you” follies (John 14:6)

·         The Life: He resuscitates hearts that were hardened by sin (John 14:620:31)

·         Good Shepherd: He patiently and lovingly tracks down His runaways (Luke 15:4John 10:11)

·         True Vine: He nurtures us to fruitfulness (John 15:4-5Romans 7:4)

·         Friend of Sinners: He offers grace to those stumbling around in darkness (Matthew 11:9)

·         Balm of Gilead: He binds up our wounds by the scars on His back (Jeremiah 8:22Isaiah 53:51 Peter 2:24)

·         Giver of the Spirit: He sent the One who makes the journey alongside us and leads us into truth (John 14)

·         Light of the World: He sends photons to those who’ve been blinded by the god of this age (Luke 2:32Acts 13:472 Corinthians 4:4)

·         Intercessor: He never stops praying for us (Isaiah 53:12John 17)

·         Great High Priest: He took care of all the Temple work (Hebrews 7)

·         The Bread/Water of Life: He’s our daily nutritional requirement for a spiritually balanced life (John 6Revelation 21:6)

·         Alpha and Omega: He gets the first and last word… always (Revelation 22:13)

·         Lord of Glory: He makes angels belt out never-ending praises (Psalm 24103:20James 2:1)

·         Firstborn among the Dead: He paved the path that leads to His place (Colossians 1:18)

Intersecting Faith and Life: Jesus has so many titles because He fulfills all our needs. Wherever you are in life, whatever you need, He’s got it covered. As my father-in-law sometimes says, “Jesus picked up His cross and said, ‘Hang on to Me. We’re going through.’”

With Him, you will make it out alive. 

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