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Matthew 16:15 -
He said to them, "But who do you say that I am?"...
HE IS THE BREAD AND WATER OF LIFE!
"And Jesus said unto them, I am the bread of life: he that cometh to me shall never hunger; and he that believeth on me shall never thirst." (John 6:35, 48)
AS A MAN HE BEGAN HIS MINISTRY BY HUNGERING, YET AS THE BREAD OF LIFE HE FEEDS THE HUNGRY!
"This is that bread which came down from heaven: not as your fathers did eat manna, and are dead: he that eateth of this bread shall live for ever." (John 6:58)
AS A MAN HE ENDED HIS MINISTRY BY THIRSTING, YET AS THE WATER OF LIFE HE QUENCHES THE THIRSTY... FOREVER!
"Let him who thirsts come to Me and drink" (John.7:37)... "and you will never thirst again" (John.4:14)
HE WAS FULLY MAN, YET HE IS ALSO FULLY GOD!
"And without controversy great is the mystery of godliness: God was manifest in the flesh, justified in the Spirit, seen of angels, preached unto the Gentiles, believed on in the world, received up into glory." (1 Timothy 3:16)
AS A MAN HE WAS TEMPTED TO SIN, YET AS GOD HE REMAINED SINLESS!
"For we have not an high priest which cannot be touched with the feeling of our infirmities; but was in all points tempted like as we are, yet without sin." (Hebrews 4:15)
AS A MAN HE WAS WEARY, YET AS GOD HE IS OUR REST!
"Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.
Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart: and ye shall find rest unto your souls." (Matthew 11:28-29)
AS A MAN HE WEPT, YET HE AS GOD HE DRIES ALL OUR TEARS!
"For the Lamb which is in the midst of the throne shall feed them, and shall lead them unto living fountains of waters: and God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes." (Revelation 7:17)
AS A MAN HE WAS CALLED A DEVIL, YET AS GOD HE CAST OUT DEVILS!
And if I by Beelzebub cast out devils, by whom do your children cast them out? therefore they shall be your judges.
But if I cast out devils by the Spirit of God, then the kingdom of God is come unto you." (Matthew 12:27-28)
AS A MAN HE PAID TRIBUTE TO THE KING, YET AS GOD HE IS A KING!
"And Jesus answering said unto them, Render to Caesar the things that are Caesar's, and to God the things that are God's. And they marvelled at him." (Mark 12:17)
AS A MAN HE WAS A LOWLY SERVANT, YET AS GOD HE IS SERVED!
"He riseth from supper, and laid aside his garments; and took a towel, and girded himself.
After that he poureth water into a bason, and began to wash the disciples' feet, and to wipe them with the towel wherewith he was girded." (John 13:4-5)
AS A MAN HE PRAYED, YET AS GOD HE ANSWERS PRAYER!
"Jesus said unto him, If thou canst believe, all things are possible to him that believeth." (Mark 9:23)
AS A MAN HE WAS BEATEN FOR OUR TRANSGRESSIONS, YET AS GOD HE IS OUR HEALER!
"Who his own self bare our sins in his own body on the tree, that we, being dead to sins, should live unto righteousness: by whose stripes ye were healed." (1 Peter 2:24)
AS A MAN HE WAS NOTHING SPECIAL TO LOOK AT, YET AS GOD HE IS ABSOLUTELY MAGNIFICENT BEYOND ANY AND EVERY WORD!
"...he hath no form nor comeliness; and when we shall see him, there is no beauty that we should desire him." (Isaiah 53:2) ---
"And when I saw him, I fell at his feet as dead" ....Revelation 1:13-17
AS A MAN HE WAS TAUGHT OBEDIENCE THROUGH SUFFERING, YET AS GOD HE REMAINS OMNIPOTENT!
"Though he were a Son, yet learned he obedience by the things which he suffered" (Hebrews 5:8)
--- "Neither is there any creature that is not manifest in his sight: but all things are naked and opened unto the eyes of him with whom we have to do." (Hebrews 4:13)
AS A MAN HE WAS SOLD FOR 30 PIECES OF SILVER, YET AS GOD HE REDEEMED THE WORLD!
"Forasmuch as ye know that ye were not redeemed with corruptible things, as silver and gold, from your vain conversation received by tradition from your fathers,
But with the precious blood of Christ, as of a lamb without blemish and without spot" (1 Peter 1:18-19)
AS A MAN HE LAID DOWN HIS LIFE TO SAVE THE LOST, YET AS GOD HE IS THE GIVER OF LIFE!
"As the Father knoweth me, even so know I the Father: and I lay down my life for the sheep." (John 10:15)
AS A MAN HE WAS LED AS A SHEEP TO THE SLAUGHTER, YET AS GOD HE IS THE 'GOOD SHEPHERD'!
"I am the good shepherd, and know my sheep, and am known of mine." (John 10:14)
AS A MAN HE WAS LED AWAY SILENT AS A LAMB, YET AS GOD HE IS THE ALMIGHTY AND EVERLASTING WORD OF GOD!
"That which was from the beginning (John 1:1-4), which we have heard, which we have seen with our eyes, which we have looked upon, and our hands have handled, of the Word of life" (1 John 1:1)
Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. (John 15:13)
And that he died for all, that they which live should not henceforth live unto themselves,but unto him which died for them, and rose again. (2Corinthians 5:15)
AND IT IS OUR GREAT HONOR AND PRIVELAGE TO KNOW HIM, SERVE HIM AND CALL HIM... "MY LORD AND MY GOD, THE ALMIGHTY"!!!