"This King, full of mercy and goodness.. Embraces me with love, makes me eat at His table, serves me with His own hands. He converses and delights Himself with me incessantly.. And treats me in all respects as His favorite."
-Brother Lawrence

Monday, August 2, 2010

This is My King; Jesus

This is humility;
the King of the universe came as a baby (Matt. 1:21-25)
This is influence;
thousands came to sit on a hill and hear Him preach (Matt. 5:1)
This is power;
He healed the blind (Matt. 10:27-31)
This is compassion;
He stood in the gap and wrote in the sand (John 8:1-12)
This is true rest;
He trades our burden of sin for an easy yoke (Matt. 11:25-30)
This is servanthood;
He washed His disciples' feet (John 13:1-17)
This is grace;
He shared the cup with His betrayer (Matt. 26:23)
This is pain;
He was sweating drops of blood in the Garden (Luke 22:44)
This is patience;
He didn't say a word (Is. 53:7)
This is love;
He hung on a tree for my brokenness (Matt. 27:35)
This is forgiveness;
His shed His blood for my purity (Rev. 5:9)
This is truth;
I belong to Him (Ezekiel 16:8)
This is a conquerer;
death couldn't hold Him (Matt. 24:1-12)
This is passion;
His eyes burn like blazing fire (Rev. 1:14)
This is beauty;
His face is like the shining sun (Rev. 1:16)
This is sovereignty;
He's coming again (Rev. 20)
This is the Son of God
This is the Redeemer of my soul
This is the Beginning and the End
This is Jesus