Thursday, October 8, 2009

The Suffering vs. the Triumphant Christ

A baby wrapped in swaddling clothes (Luke 2:12)

A King clothed in majestic apparel (Ps. 93:1)

The wearied traveler (Jn. 4:6)

The untiring God (Isa. 40:28-29)

He had nowhere to lay his head (Lk. 9:58)

He will become heir of all things (Heb. 1:2)

He was rejected by Israel (Jn. 1:11)

He will be accepted by the nations (Isa. 9:6)

Wicked men threw stones at him (Jn. 8:59)

Wicked men will cry for stones to fall on them to hide from Him (Rev. 6:16)

Clothed with a scarlet robe in mockery (Lk. 23:11)

Clothed in a robe dipped in the blood of His enemies (Rev. 19:13)

Wicked soldiers bowed the knee and mocked (Mk. 15:19)

Every knee will bow (Phil. 2:10)

Wore a crown of thorns (Jn. 19:5)

Will wear a crown of gold (Rev. 14:14)

Feet pierced with nails (Jn. 20:25)

Feet will stand on the Mt. of Olives (Zech. 14:4)

Hands pierced with nails (Jn. 20:25)

His hand will carry a sharp sickle (Rev. 14:14)

Had no form or comeliness (Isa. 53:2)

He will be beautiful (Ps. 27:4)

He delivered up His Spirit (Jn. 19:30)

He is alive forevermore (Rev. 1:18

He was laid in a tomb (Mt. 27:59-50)

He will sit on a throne (Heb. 8:1)

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