March 8

"In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was with God in the beginning. Through him all things were made; without him nothing was made that has been made. In him was life, and that life was the light of all mankind. The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it. There was a man sent from God whose name was John. He came as a witness to testify concerning that light, so that through him all might believe. He himself was not the light; he came only as a witness to the light. The true light that gives light to everyone was coming into the world.  He was in the world, and though the world was made through him, the world did not recognize him. He came to that which was his own, but his own did not receive him. Yet to all who did receive him, to those who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God— children born not of natural descent, nor of human decision or a husband’s will, but born of God. The Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us. We have seen his glory, the glory of the one and only Son, who came from the Father, full of grace and truth." John 1:1-14
 
The Word of God is a living, loving eternal Being! Before He put on flesh and blood to become the Son of Man, He was the Son of God!
 
When you pick up your Bible to read the Word, you are not just doing a reading you are entering into a relationship because Jesus IS the Word!
 
One of the reasons the Bible is so powerful is because it is alive, and active! When you tap into its words you are tapping into THE WORD!
 
Jesus is central to the message of the Bible!
 
In Genesis - He is the Seed of the Woman!
In Exodus - He is the Passover Lamb!
In Leviticus - He is our High Priest!
In Numbers - He is the Star of Jacob!
In Deuteronomy - He is the Rock!
In Joshua - He is the Captain of the Lord's Host!
In Judges - He is the Sword of Gideon!
In Ruth - He is the Kinsman Redeemer!
In Samuel - He is the Seed of David!
In Kings - He is the Lord God of Israel!
In Chronicles - He is the King of Kings and the Lord of Lords!
In Ezra - He is the Lord of Heaven and Earth!
In Nehemiah - He is the Restorer!
In Esther - He In the God of Providence!
In Job - He is the Arbiter of Justice!
In Psalms - He is the King of Glory!
In Proverbs - He is the Wisdom of God!
In Ecclesiastes - He is the Creator!
In Song of Solomon - He is Altogether Lovely!
In Isaiah - He is the Wonderful, Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace!
In Jeremiah - He is the Lord Our Righteousness!
In Lamentations - He is the Weeping Prophet!
In Ezekiel - He is the Wheel in the Wheel!
In Daniel - He is the Fourth Man in the Fire!
In Hosea - He is the Lord God of Hosts!
In Joel - He is the Hope of His People!
In Amos - He is the God of Hosts!
In Obadiah - He is the Destroyer of the Proud!
In Jonah - He is the God of the Second Chance!
In Micah - He is the God of Jacob!
In Nahum - He is the Avenging God!
In Habakkuk - He is the Everlasting Glorious God!
In Zephaniah - He is the King of Israel!
In Haggai - He is the Desire of All Nations!
In Zechariah - He is the One Pierced In the House of His Friends!
In Malachi - He is the Lord of Remembrance!
 
Does it seem like a theme is developing here?
 
Jesus IS the Word - from the first word to the last!

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