Jesus Christ

We get focused on seeing Jesus in the four Gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John, but is Christ present in the rest of the Bible? Joining in a walk to Emmaus with two disciples was a mystery man. It happened to be the resurrected Jesus Christ, but "they were kept from recognizing him." (Luke 24:16)
He spoke, "beginning with Moses [the books of Genesis-Deuteronomy] and all the Prophets [and the Psalms], he explained to them what was said in all the Scriptures concerning himself." (Luke 24:27, 44)  There are 333 prophecies concerning Christ in the Old Testament from Genesis 3:15 through the Old Testament major and minor prophets and of course in the Psalms as in 22:7-8,16; 35:11; 72:10; 41:9 and many more.
Further we see him identified as the "Angel of Jehovah" or "the angel of the Lord" speaking to Hagar Genesis 16:7; wrestling with Jacob Genesis 32:28; to Moses in the burning bush, Exodus 3:2,14; to Gideon the judge in Judges 6:11 and many more. Jesus has walked the earth in the Garden of Eden, in the land of Promise before his birth and after his death.
The New Testament finishes with the book of Revelation which in Chapter 1, 5, 19, and 20 all speak clearly of Jesus Christ. So, we can see that the Bible really is His Story (history).
Considering he is one of the three members of the Trinity, we can see him participating in the creation of the world as it says, "let us make man in our own image" Genesis 1:26 and the salvation of the world by crucifixion at the end of each of the Gospels.
How does this truth affect our daily living? What more can we do to make his presence more evident to us each day?


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