What the Bibles says about Jesus

Posted by Elaine February 21, 2013 at 12:00 AM AEDT

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And when it comes to the church, he organizes and holds it together, like a head does a body. Colossians 1:18 Message Bible

The husband provides leadership to his wife the way Christ does to his church, not by domineering but by cherishing. Ephesians 5:23 Message Bible

Long ago God spoke many times and in many ways to our ancestors through the prophets.
But now in these final days, he has spoken to us through his Son. God promised everything to the Son as an inheritance, and through the Son he made the universe and everything in it. Hebrews 1:1-2 New Living Translation

So, my dear Christian friends, companions in following this call to the heights, take a good hard look at Jesus. He’s the centre piece of everything we believe, faithful in everything God gave him to do. Hebrews 3:1-2 Message Bible

Jesus, running on ahead of us, has taken up his permanent post as high priest for us, in the order of Melchizedek. Hebrews 6:20 Message Bible

For you will not let my soul be in hell and you will not give up your Holy One to destruction.
Acts 2:27 Bible in Basic English

The LORD, the Redeemer and Holy One of Israel, says to the one who is despised and rejected by a nation, to the one who is the servant of rulers: “Kings will stand at attention when you pass by. Princes will bow low because the LORD has chosen you. He, the faithful LORD, the Holy One of Israel, chooses you.” Isaiah 49:7 New Living Translation

“When the Counselor comes, whom I will send to you from the Father, the Spirit of truth who goes out from the Father, he will testify about me. John 15:26 New International Version

We look forward to that wonderful event when the glory of our great God and Saviour, Jesus Christ, will be revealed. Titus 2:13 New Living Translation

“Praised be ADONAI, the God of Isra’el, because he has visited and made a ransom to liberate his people by raising up for us a mighty Deliverer who is a descendant of his servant David.
It is just as he has spoken through the mouth of the prophets from the very beginning. Luke 1:69 Complete Jewish Bible

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I AM….
God said to Moses, "I AM WHO I AM. This is what you are to say to the Israelites: ‘I AM has sent me to you.’ " Exodus 3:14 New International Version,
“I tell you the truth,” Jesus answered, “before Abraham was born, I am!” John 8:58 New International Version

Satan, the god of this evil world, has blinded the minds of those who don’t believe, so they are unable to see the glorious light of the Good News that is shining upon them. They don’t understand the message we preach about the glory of Christ, who is the exact likeness of God. 2 Corinthians 4:4 New Living Translation

The Son reflects God’s own glory and everything about him represents God exactly. He sustains the universe by the mighty power of his command. After he died to cleanse us from the stain of sin, he sat down in the place of honor at the right hand of the majestic God of heaven. Hebrews 1:3 New Living Translation
This Son is the radiance of the Sh’khinah, the very expression of God’s essence, upholding all that exists by his powerful word; and after he had, through himself, made purification for sins, he sat down at the right hand of HaG’dulah BaM’romim. Hebrews 1:3 Complete Jewish Bible

IMMANUEL – God with us ….
Therefore Adonai himself will give you people a sign: the young woman will become pregnant, bear a son and name him ‘Immanu El [God is with us]. Isaiah 7:14 Complete Jewish Bible
So the Master is going to give you a sign anyway. Watch for this: A girl who is presently a virgin will get pregnant. She’ll bear a son and name him Immanuel (God-With-Us). Isaiah 7:14 New Living Translation

This Christian life is a great mystery, far exceeding our understanding, but some things are clear enough:

He (Jesus) Appeared in a human body, was proved right by the invisible Spirit, was seen by angels. He was proclaimed among all kinds of peoples, believed in all over the world, taken up into heavenly glory. 1 Timothy 3:16