Who Is This Person? 2017-09-25T19:04:31-07:00

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For Eve, He is the Wounded Victor, the seed who crushes the head of the serpent (Gen. 3:15)

For Abraham, He is the Nation Blesser, the One who will sanctify all nations though him (Gen. 12:3)

For Isaac, he is the ram in the thicket that dies so I don’t have to (Gen. 22:13).

For Hagar, He is the God who sees me when no else does (Gen. 16:13).

For Jacob, He is the UFC Wrestler, the One who impairs our flesh to free our spirit (Gen. 32:22-32)

For Judah, He is my great, great, great grandson who will sit on a throne with a scepter in hand (Gen. 49:8-12)

For the sorcerer, Balaam, he is the anticipated Messiah, the star out of Jacob, the scepter of Israel, (Num. 24:14)

For Moses, he is:

  1. the Deliver behind the Deliver,
  2. the the Passover Lamb who protects Gods people from judgment,
  3. the Day of Atonement sacrifice that is the Lamb of God who takes away the sins of the world,
  4. A Prophet like me who will guide His people (Deut. 18:15, 18),
  5. the Bread of Heaven who feeds His people (Exod. 16:4),
  6. the Living Water in the desert who quenches our thirst for living water (Exod. 17:6),
  7. the Law of God who shows us how to live (Exod. 20-21),
  8. the Tabernacle the embodiment of the presence of God (Exod. 36-39)
  9. the bronze snake on a pole, the One whom rebellious religious people must humble themselves to look to find life (Num. 21:4-9; John 3:14-16) and
  10. the Person whom He personally strengthens on the Mount of Transfiguration with Elijah before He goes to the cross

For Job, He is the Pride Purger, the One who values purity over pleasure, and sees pain and suffering as necessary tools for holiness and freedom (Job 33:14-19)

For Othneil (Judges 3:10), Gideon (Judges 3:34), Jephthah (Judges 11:29) and Samson (Judges 13:25; 14:6, 19 and 15:14), He is the God of the Gap, the One who bridges our inadequacies and fears with courage and confidence.

For Joshua, He is the Commander of the Army of the Lord, the One who is His own side in the sides and battles of the Earth (Joshua 5:14)

For Hannah, the mother who sang at her baby dedication, He is the exalted King and the Judge of all the Earth (1 Sam. 2:10)

For Eli, He is the Faithful Priest, who will do according to what is in God’s hearts and mind (1 Sam. 2:35)

For David, He is the Dynasty Builder, the One who establishes a lasting legacy of Israel’s throne ushering in a kingdom that will never end (2 Samuel 7:9-19)

For Solomon, He is The Protector, Fulfillment and Builder of the presence of God (1 Kings 8:10-11 vs. Matt. 21:12-13).

For Isaiah is also the Suffering Servant who is pierced for our transgressions, crushed for our iniquities, the punishment that brought us peace was upon him and by his wounds we are healed (Isa. 53:5)

For the poor, the brokenhearted, the captive and the prisoner, he is the One who identifies with the powerless and takes up their cause and gives them opportunity (Isa. 61:1-8)

For King Ahaz and the people of Judah facing imminent doom, He is the reminder that this situation and challenge is about not about you and your story. It’s about Me and My story. That my narrative trumps yours. That this threat again my promise to David will not prevail. You are worried about these armies. Let me take your eyes of this threat and show you what the real future will be will like (Isa. 7:1-17)

For Jeremiah, he is the Potter who shapes the clay as He wills (Jer. 18:1-17)

For the author of Lamentations, he is the hope that the disasters of today will turn into the victories of tomorrow for GREAT is your faithfulness! (Lam. 3:21-23; 5:19-22)

For Ezekiel, he is the glory of God that fills his temple (Ezek. 11:22-23)

For Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego, he is the one who delivers us from the fiery furnace (Dan. 3:24-25)

For the nations of Babylon, Assyria, Greece and Rome, he is the rock that strikes the statue of nations that becomes a huge mountain that fills the Earth (Dan. 2:35))

For Daniel, he is the Son of Man who approaches the Ancient of Days and is given authority, glory and sovereign power; all nations and people worship him and his dominion is an everlasting dominion that will never pass away and his kingdom is one that will never be destroyed (Dan. 7:13-14)

For Joel, He is the Teacher, whose presence will signal the coming of autumn and spring rains (Joel 2:23)

For Amos, He is the one whose arrival ends the famine of God’s word (Amos 8:11-13)

For Jonah, He is the grace giver who cares for cities (Jonah 4:11)

For Nahum, He is the Judge of the nations (Nahum 3)

For Habakkuk, He is the one who in wrath remembers mercy (Hab. 3:2)

For Micah, He is the ruler from Bethlehem whose origins are from old, from ancient days who will stand and shepherd his flock and requires us to acts justly, love mercy and to walk humbly before our God (Micah 5:2-4; 6:8)

For Zephaniah, He is the God who rejoices over us with singing (Zeph. 3:14-17)

For Haggai, He is the one who reminds us that the glory of the present house will be greater than the former (Hagg. 2:9)

For Zechariah, He is the Branch and the Stone who in a single day removes the guilt of the High Priest covered in human excrement (Zech. 3:1-10)

For Malachi, He is the one who turns the heart of the parents to their children and their hearts of the children to their parents (Mal. 4:3)