Hope for the New Year

By Kay Owen-Larson

“Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever.” Hebrews 13:8

As you enter the new year, ponder these additional names, titles, metaphors and descriptors of Jesus. Think what each name means in each situation that you may find yourself in this year. You will find that He is sufficient for every situation — large or small.

You might want to look up each name and see the context in which they are given. I pray you will be blessed as you discover anew all that Jesus can mean in your life.

 Advocate, Alpha and Omega, Author and Perfecter of our Faith,
Beloved, Branch, Bread of Life, Bridegroom, Bright and Morning Star, Chief Shepherd, Chief Cornerstone, Christ the Lord, Christ the Wisdom of God, Christ the Son of God, Counselor, Dayspring, Day Star, Deliverer, Door, Faithful and True, First Begotten,
First Born of the Dead, Foundation, Fountain, Friend of Sinners,
Good Master, Head of the Church, Heir of All Things, High Priest,
Holy One, Horn of Salvation, I Am, Image of God, Immanuel, Judge,
King of the Jews, King of Kings, King of Glory,
King of Zion, Lamb of God, Light of the World,
Light to the Gentiles, Living Bread, Living Stone,
Lion of the Tribe of Judah, Lord of Lords, Lord of All,
Lord of Glory, Lord, Strong and Mighty,
Master, Mediator, Messiah, Mighty God, Offspring of David,
Passover, Physician, Precious Corner Stone,
Prince of Peace, Rabbi, Redeemer, Resurrection and Life, Rock,
Root of David, Savior, Servant, Son of God, Son of Man, Stone,
Sure Foundation, Teacher, Truth, Vine, Way, Wisdom,
Wonderful, Word Become Flesh.

As you press into the new year, remember the words of Paul in Philippians 3:13, 14, “This one thing I do, forgetting those things which are behind … I press toward the mark of the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus.”

Have a very blessed New Year!

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