Article Series : Four Faces of Jesus

Four Faces of Jesus

1: Four Faces of Jesus

Jesus – complex and mysterious – perplexed everyone, from the disciples who loved Him to the religious who hated Him.  He was incomprehensible to them then, and little do we know Him today, nor fathom His Many-sided Nature. The Lord Jesus … Continue reading

Four Faces of Jesus

2: The Lion

Matthew 6:33 NASB But seek first His kingdom and His righteousness and all these things will be added to you. Few know Jesus as King and Lion, Monarch of all humanity and “Majesty” to the farthest reaches of the universe.  The Lion … Continue reading

Four Faces of Jesus

3: Hearing the Lion Roar

Knowing Christ as Lion is to live in the safety of fearing God.  David watched the might of his Divine Lion conquer, through David’s hands, the untamable, uncatchable lion.  Devourer of sheep.  And David strutted and conquered by the knowledge … Continue reading

Four Faces of Jesus

4: The Ox

Philippians 2:5-7 NASB Have this attitude in yourselves  which was also in Christ Jesus, who,  although He existed in the form of God,  did not regard equality with God  a thing to be grasped, but emptied Himself,  taking the form … Continue reading

5: The Yoke

Matthew 11:29 NASB Take my yoke upon you and learn from Me,  for I am gentle and humble in heart;  and you shall find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy and My load is light. Jesus wore … Continue reading

6: The Human Face

Philippians 2:5-7 Amplified Bible Let this same attitude and purpose and (humble) mind be in you which was in Christ Jesus; Let Him be your example in humility: Who, although being essentially one with God and in the form of … Continue reading

7: The Eagle

The wonder of Jesus is His holy variety.  He was many sided, multi-faceted.  No man ever lived in such creative richness.  To know Him is to stretch around His seeming contradictions… Gentle and shocking. Tender and terrible. Remote and engaged. … Continue reading

Four Faces of Jesus

8: Above All

The eagle flies above. Above His followers and… His enemies!  Untouched and untainted, Jesus ever moved in heaven’s divine winds and not earth’s common low roads. Indwelt by His Father, Jesus rose above all the madness of the earth: the mania … Continue reading

Four Faces of Jesus

9: The Eagle Possibility

We can know and even follow the soaring of Jesus by the power of divinity.  Jesus rose above his life as a human.  He set that Adam-flesh aside and, with divine consistency, lived an entirely Other Life: the Father’s actual … Continue reading

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