Summary: Let these pictures of our Lord work in your life.
PICTURES OF LOVE
Paul’s portraits of Jesus Christ .
The old saying is a picture is worth a thousand words.
Just look at Paul’s pictures of Christ.
1. The Peacemaker
Romans 5:1Therefore being justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ:
2.The image of God
2nd Cor.4:4 In whom the god of this world hath blinded the minds of them which believe not, lest the light of the glorious gospel of Christ, who is the image of God, should shine unto them.
3.The Lord of Glory
1st Cor2:.8 Which none of the princes of this world knew: for had they known it, they would not have crucified the Lord of glory.
4. The only foundation
1st Cor 3:11For other foundation can no man lay than that is laid, which is Jesus Christ.
5. The Sacrificial Lamb
1st Cor.5:7 Purge out therefore the old leaven, that ye may be a new lump, as ye are unleavened. For even Christ our passover is sacrificed for us:
6.The conqueror of death
1st Cor.15:24Then cometh the end, when he shall have delivered up the kingdom to God, even the Father; when he shall have put down all rule and all authority and power.
25For he must reign, till he hath put all enemies under his feet.
26The last enemy that shall be destroyed is death.
7.The Judge of all men
2nd Tim 4:1 I charge thee therefore before God, and the Lord Jesus Christ, who shall judge the quick and the dead at his appearing and his kingdom;
8. The Redeemer
Titus 2:14Who gave himself for us, that he might redeem us from all iniquity, and purify unto himself a peculiar people, zealous of good works.
9. The captain of our Salvation
Heb.2:10For it became him, for whom are all things, and by whom are all things, in bringing many sons unto glory, to make the captain of their salvation perfect through sufferings.
10. The great high priest
Heb. 4:14 Seeing then that we have a great high priest, that is passed into the heavens, Jesus the Son of God, let us hold fast our profession.