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Old 11-30-2022, 06:55 AM   #1
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An Introduction to Christ
Revelation 1:4-8
The first chapter of Revelation gives a compact description of the Lord. In verses 4 to 8, John condenses the wonder of Jesus Christ to the bare but beautiful essentials of who He is:
Jesus Christ is the faithful witness. Jesus came to earth to more fully reveal the character and ways of the Father (John 14:9). The miracles He performed validated His claim to be the Son of God.
Jesus Christ is the first-born from the dead. The Savior bore our sins and died on the cross, was buried, and rose again on the third day. His resurrection proved that eternal life is possible for us, too, as Jesus taught in John 11:25: ďHe who believes in Me will live even if he dies.Ē
Jesus Christ is the ruler of the kings of the earth. It is the Lord who raises men to power, just as it is He who removes them (John 19:11; Rom. 13:1). Meanwhile, believers have access to a higher authority. In Godís throne room, we can beseech Him on behalf of our nations and lay claim to His promises.
Jesus Christ loves us and released us from our sins by His blood. Note the change of tense in Johnís writing. The Lordís love is ever-present, but He has freed believers from their past. Both the penalty and power of sin have been broken.
When people ask you about Jesus, introduce Him by guiding them through this mini-biography. In just a few sentences, John describes Christís character, divinity, and authority. The disciple was not timid about proclaiming the Lord. We shouldnít be shy, either, when we serve so great a Savior.
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Old 11-30-2022, 07:57 AM   #2
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Old 11-30-2022, 08:08 AM   #3
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Old 11-30-2022, 08:48 AM   #6
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Amen and thank you as always Bro. Bill. Great devotionals to keep us focused on him.
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Old 11-30-2022, 10:31 AM   #10
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Old 11-30-2022, 12:51 PM   #12
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AMEN.

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Old 11-30-2022, 08:24 PM   #14
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you always have the wisdom Bro.Bill.

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Old 11-30-2022, 11:58 PM   #17
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Great message!! There are so many proofs of Jesus being God, Savior, Messiah yet so many people overlook the proofs. I pray that everyone comes to know and worship Him.
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Indeed! And do note: The World today would say this is crazy-talk.
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