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The Glories of Christ!

Something I found in my bible while doing my devotions, thought I'd share it with you all! =)

"Not that we are sufficient of ourselves to think of anything as being from ourselves, but our sufficiency is from God..."-2Cor 3:5

One of the great tenets of Scripture is the claim that Jesus Christ is completely sufficient for all matters of life and godliness (2Pet1:3,4)! He is sufficient for creation(Col. 1:16, 17), salvation(Heb 10:10-12) sanctification(Eph 5:26,27), and glorification(Rom 8:30). So pure is He that there is no blemish, stain, spot of sin, defilement, lying, deception, corruption, error, or imperfection(1Pet 1:18-20).
So complete is He that there is no other God besides Him(Is 45:5); He is the only begotten Son(John 1:14, 18); all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge are in Him(Col 2:3); the fullness of the Godhead dwells bodily in Him(Col 2:9); He is heir of all things (Heb1:2); He created all things and all things were made by Him, though Him, and for Him(Col 1:16); He upholds all things by the word of His power(Col 1:17; Heb 1:3); He is the firstborn of all creation (Col 1:15); He is the exact representation of God(Heb 1:3).
He is the only Mediator between God and man; He is the Sun that enlightens; the Physician that heals; the Wall of Fire that defends; the Friend that comforts; the Pearl that enriches; the Ark that supports; and the Rock to sustain under the heaviest of pressures; He is seated at the right hand of the throne of the Majesty on high(Heb 1:3; 8:1); He is better than the angels(Heb1:1-14); better than Moses; better than Aaron; better than Joshua; better than Malchizedek; better than all the prophets; greater than Satan(Luke 4:1-12); and stronger than death(1Cor 15:55).
He has no beginning and no end(Rev1:17,18); He is the spotless Lamb of God; He is our Peace(Eph 2:14); He is our Hope(1Tim1:1) He is our Life(Col 3:4) He is the living and true Way(John14:6) He is the Strength of Israel(1Sam 15:29) He is the Root and Offspring of David, the Bright and Morning Star(Rev22:16) He is Faithful and True(Rev 19:11) He is the Author and Finisher of our faith(Heb12:1,2) He is the Captain of our Salvation(Heb2:10) He is the Champion; He is the Elect One(Is 42:1); He is the Apostle and High-Priest of our confession(Heb 3:1); He is the Righteous Servant(Is 53:11).
He is the Lord of Hosts, the Redeemer; the Holy One of Israel, the God of the whole earth(Is54:5)He is the Man of Sorrows (Is53:3) He is the Light; He is the Son of Man(Matt 20:28) He is the Vine, He is the Bread of life; He is the Door; He is Lord(Phil2:10-13) He is Prophet, Priest and King(Heb 1:1-3) He is our Sabbath rest(Heb4:9) He is our Righteousness(Jer 23:6) He is the Wonderful Counselor, the Mighty God, the Everlasting Gather, The prince of Peace(Is9:6) He is the Chief Shepherd(1Pet 5:4) He is Lord God of hosts; He is Lord of the nations; He is the Lion of Judah, the Living Word, the Rock of Salvation, the Eternal Spirit, He is the Ancient of Days; Creator and Comforter; Messiah, and He is the great I AM(John 8:58)!
Be blessed!

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