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Jesus the Baby in the Manger

>> Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Jesus Christ was more than a baby in the manger. Jesus is more than the celebration that gives us Christmas.  He's more than a great story to read to the family.   

Jesus' birth and life and death and resurrection and salvation and peace and joy and everything about Him was prophesied all throughout scripture.

I love this sermon that was preached by Oral Roberts years ago....

In Genesis -         He is the seed of woman.

In Exodus -          He is the Passover Lamb.
In Leviticus-         He is Our High Priest.
In Numbers-         He is the Cloud by day and a Pillar of Fire by night.
In Deuteronomy-  He is the Prophet like unto Moses.
In Joshua -           He is the Captain of our Salvation
In Judges -           He is our Judge and Law giver.
In Ruth  -              He is our Kinsman and Redeemer.
In 1 & 2 Samuel - He is our Trusted Prophet.
In 1 & 2 Kings  -   He is the Lord our King.
In 1 & 2 Chronicles -He is our Reigning King.
In Ezra -                He is our Faithful Spouse.
In Nehemiah   -     He is the Builder of broken down walls.
In Esther   -           He is our Mordecai.
In Job        -           He is our Redeemer.
In Psalms     -        He is the Lord our Shepherd.
In Proverbs        -  He is our Wisdom.
In Ecclesiasties  -   He is our Lover.
In the Song of Solomon -He is our Beloved Fair one.
In Isaiah-               He is the Prince of Peace
In Jeremiah –        He is the The Balm of Gilead.
In the Lamentations - He is the weaping Prophet.
In Ezekiel –           He is the wonderful four faced Man.
In Daniel  -            He is the fourth man in the Fiery Furnace
In Hosea –            He is the faithful Husband
In Joel –                He is The Holy Ghost Baptizer
In Amos –             He is the Burden Bearer
In Obadiah –         He is Mighty to Save
In Jonah –             He is our foreign Missionary
In Micah –            He is the Messenger  with Beautiful feet
In Nahum –          He is the Avenger of Gods Elect
In Habakkuk –     He is God’s Evangelist
In Zephaniah –     He is Our Savior
In Haggai –          He is The Restorer of God’s Lost Heritage
In Zechariah –      He is the Fountain Open in the house of David
In Malachi –        He is the Son of Righteousness with Healing in His Wings.

New Testament

In Matthew -               He is The Messiah
In Mark –                   He is The Wonder Worker
In Luke –                    He is The Son of Man
In John-                      He is The Son of God (he is the Word)
In The Acts –             He is The Foundation of the Church
In Romans –                He is our Justifier
In 1 & 2 Corinthians – He is our Sanctifier
In Galatians –             He is the Redeemer from the curse of the law
In Ephesians –            He is the Christ with Unsearchable Riches
In Philippians –           He is The God that Supplies All of Our Needs
In Colossians –           He is the Fullness of the Godhead Bodily
In 1 & 2 Thessalonians - He is Our Soon Coming King
In 1 & 2 Timothy-       He is the Mediator between God in Man
In Titus –                     He is The Faithful Pastor
In Philemon –              He is the friend that sticketh closer than a brother
In Hebrews –              He is The Blood of the Everlasting Covenant
In James-                    He is Our Great Physician
In 1 & 2 Peter-            He is The Chief Shepherd
In 1- 2 & 3 John  -      He is Love
In Jude-                       He is The Lord Coming with 10,000 of His saints
In The Revelation –      He is the King of Kings, and Lord of Lords

Who is this 4th man?

Abel’s sacrifice           
Noah’s rainbow            
Isaac’s well                 
Jacob’s ladder              
Issachar’s burden                                
Judah’s scepter           
Moses’ Rod                   
Samuel’s horn
David’s slingshot          
Peter’s shadow           
Paul’s hankerchief
Travelers at night:  the bright and morning star       
Lonesome valley:  Lilly of Valley
Rose of Sharon            
Honey of the rock         
Pearl of great price
Rock of ages                          

Wonderful, Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, the Prince of Peace!

Jesus is Lord!!!

May we get to really know who Jesus is in this coming year!   He is everything we need and everything we are is in Him.

Blessings to all!


Wanda December 23, 2010 at 2:25 PM  

Oh I really like this post Mary. God truly wrapped up so much for us in the gift of Jesus Christ.

Bobbie December 24, 2010 at 3:21 PM  

WOW! I love that list! I would like to hear that same sermon!

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