From The Pastor's Desk

Who Is He?

Have you ever stopped and considered who Jesus truly is?

There are many descriptions of Christ in the Bible. These descriptions often involve Who He is and what He does. These references are both enlightening and encouraging.

Here are a few to consider:
• He is God-In the beginning was the Word [another reference to Christ], and the Word was with God, and the Word was God-John 1:1. Concerning his birth, the angel told Joseph that He would be called Emmanuel, which being interpreted is, God with us (Mt. 1:23).
• He is Life-In him was life; and the life was the light of men-John 1:4.
• He is the Way to God and to Heaven-I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me-John 14:6. Neither is there salvation in any other: for there is none other name under heaven given among men, whereby we must be saved-Acts 4:12.

These are merely a miniscule sampling from the scripture concerning Who He is, but from these it is quite clear that there is NO ONE like Him!

Though this is certainly true, I’m afraid that our understanding of Him is often academic. The above descriptions and others concerning Jesus become much like textbook definitions. As a result, we find ourselves familiar with Him much in the same way that we are with a “stale” term.

So, I’m compelled to ask again who is He? Allow me to follow that with a second question-to you?

He’s not interested in lofty descriptions nor is He focused upon precise definitions. He’s much more concerned with your perception, your opinion, your conclusion. . . .

Who is He. . . .to you?

Remember His blunt question to the Pharisees? What think ye of Christ? (Mt 22:42). Or what about His pointed inquiry to Peter and the rest of the disciples? [W]hom say ye that I am? (Mt. 16:15). Let those questions resound within.

Who is He? What do you think? What do you say?

Micah Perry

Posted by Pastor Micah Perry on Feb.04, 2017