Just like the townspeople need a mayor, we, as Christians and disciples need Jesus. Without somebody in our lives to guide us, to rule over us, we are left open to attacks, to wars. A leader over our lives is needed. Jesus is my king, the only one who rules over my life. I go to Him when I am in need, I go to Him in all situations in my life, and He provides and guides my life.
Jesus is my savior. There isn’t anything in the world that loves us more than Jesus. He died on the cross for my sins. My life with Jesus has been so great. When I received Jesus Christ as my savior, I have learned more of myself than anything else. It is important that I remember and hold onto Jesus as Lord over my life.
Thomas had a revelation of Jesus and who He was (is). Until I have a revelation of who Jesus is, I cannot truly understand who I am and the things He can do. The only way to get revelation of Jesus and what He did on the cross is to get into the presence of God. Thomas was in Jesus presence when he got the revelation. So must
You go to a counselor when you need help, when you need advice on which direction to take. The counselor can only give you opinions and suggestions based on his experiences and his knowledge. Jesus is my “Wonderful Counselor”. He is all knowing and will provide for me each and every way. Unlike a counselor of this world, His advice isn’t an advice, but a command. He knows which way we should go and if I sway from that, than we sway onto the wrong path. People of the old days would listen to the High Priest without question. Jesus is the High Priest. We all, including myself need to listen and heed without question.
Jesus is the Prince of Peace. He has taken so much for our sin, for my sin. He was whipped because I couldn’t control myself. He was crucified because I wasn’t disciplined. He did all that because He loves me. Without any of the things that Jesus went through,...