Names of Jesus Day 35: Sun of Righteousness

We are in Holy Week. For me, it’s usually a quiet work week, which is ironic, considering I work in a church setting. But I appreciate the time to meditate and reflect on the events that take place in the earthly life of Jesus and his followers. This passage from the Old Testament shares a … [Read more…]

Names of Jesus Day 34: King

The Coming of Zion’s King 9 Rejoice greatly, Daughter Zion!     Shout, Daughter Jerusalem! See, your king comes to you,     righteous and victorious, lowly and riding on a donkey,     on a colt, the foal of a donkey. – Zechariah 9:9, NIV Tomorrow we celebrate Palm Sunday as Jesus enters Jerusalem. And though he rides on a lowly donkey, he … [Read more…]

Names of Jesus Day 32: Cornerstone

Two days in a row, God is speaking to me through this blog post. Today’s name for Jesus, Cornerstone, reminds me of a song, which I just sang with fellow ministry servants at a meeting this morning. 6 “For in Scripture it says: ‘See, I lay a stone in Zion a chosen and precious cornerstone, and … [Read more…]

Names of Jesus Day 31: Mediator

We are at Day 31 of my Lenten series on the Names of Jesus. At the same time, I am on day 3 of a blog challenge, where I have been asked to excite people in conversation about a hot button issue or topic. I certainly don’t believe in coincidences, but that God provides opportunities such … [Read more…]

Names of Jesus Day 30: Prophet

“As Prophet, Christ… 1. preached personally during His life on earth, validating His word with miracles, especially His own resurrection;” Taken from Luke 24, after Jesus has risen from the dead – “Now that same day two of them were going to a village called Emmaus, about seven miles[a] from Jerusalem. 14 They were talking with … [Read more…]

Names of Jesus Day 29: Truth

The most quoted verse from this passage is verse 6, but as I took a closer look at the verses before and after it, I realized the message was even more powerful. “’Do not let your hearts be troubled. You believe in God; believe also in me.2 My Father’s house has many rooms; if that were not so, would … [Read more…]

Names of Jesus Day 28: Alpha & Omega

12 “’Look, I am coming soon! My reward is with me, and I will give to each person according to what they have done. 13 I am the Alpha and the Omega, the First and the Last, the Beginning and the End. 14 Blessed are those who wash their robes, that they may have the right to the tree of life and may go through the … [Read more…]

Names of Jesus Day 27: Sanctuary

Lord prepare me To be a sanctuary Pure and Holy Tried and True With thanksgiving I’ll be a living Sanctuary for you. This song is talking about being a place of worship in our hearts for the Lord to dwell in. But when I think of this song, I see all the traits of Jesus … [Read more…]

Names of Jesus Day 26: High Priest

14 “Therefore, since we have a great high priest who has ascended into heaven, Jesus the Son of God, let us hold firmly to the faith we profess. 15 For we do not have a high priest who is unable to empathize with our weaknesses, but we have one who has been tempted in every way, just as we are—yet he … [Read more…]

Names of Jesus Day 25: Light of the World

“When Jesus spoke again to the people, he said, ‘I am the light of the world.Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.’” – John 8:12, NIV Every time I hear Jesus being referred to as the Light of the World, this song pops into my head, one of my … [Read more…]