Tuesday, December 21, 2010

His name

Names are important.  When you hear name, you may get a perception of what a person is like.  I do that.  At Christmas time we have several names that come up telling us about Jesus.  These are incredible:

Isaiah 9:6 NLT
For a child is born to us,a son is given to us. The government will rest on his shoulders. And he will be called: Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God,Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.

Matthew 1:21 NLT
And she will have a son, and you are to name him Jesus, for he will save his people from their sins.

Matthew 1:23 NLT
"Look! The virgin will conceive a child!She will give birth to a son,and they will call him Immanuel, which means 'God is with us.'"

He is my Jesus.  Plain and simple truth.  He became my Savior in May of 1986.  He continues to be my friend.  He is my guide and my comfort.  He blesses with peace and direction so often.  He is my God.

Who is Jesus to you?  Think about it.  Fill in the blanks:

Wonderful counselor _________________________  To me this means that I can go to Him, hear from Him and trust Him, Jesus, at all times.  Best counselor I've EVER had!

Mighty God _________________________  He is unending, always faithful, resources upon resources, and He loves me because He is able to love me through all my crud.  That is God's ability to give a child and for Him to be born of a virgin.  Just a slight miracle from our awesome God.

Everlasting Father _______________________  Always my adopted father that created me as well.  Nothing can or will change that.  See Romans 8:38-39.  Nothing can separate us from Jesus!

Prince of Peace ___________________  I need peace and I need a lot of it.  How about you?  He gives peace when no one else can.  That is awesome to be able to trust that His peace will keep us from wrong and will keep us strong too.

Save His people from their sins ... JESUS ________________________  Enough said.  Jesus is the only savior.  See John 14:6.  I love this truth.  The child of Christmas is the Savior hung on a cross and resurrected from a tomb alive and well in heaven today.  He is able to save!!!

God with us .... IMMANUEL _________________________ Always with me, He never leaves me, walking with me, guiding me, loving me.

He will do the same for you.  How awesome our God is!!!  Merry Christmas and keep Him as the center and most important part of your celebration!

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