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Wednesday, December 26, 2012

For Us

Is this true that unto to us a Child is born, and unto us a Son is given?

If we accept this gift of salvation then we too are reborn, and we are given to the Son. To give Him honor and glory all the days of our lives should be our

Isaiah 9:6 declares: For unto us a child is born, for unto us a son is given, and the governmentwill be on his shoulders. And he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.

The characteristics and attributes of Jesus are described here with two word titles:

Wonderful Counselor - The Spirit of the Lord will rest on him— the Spirit of wisdom and of understanding, the Spirit of counsel and of might, the Spirit of the knowledge and fear of the Lord Isaiah 11:2
Mighty God - and he will delight in the fear of the Lord. He will not judge by what he sees with his eyes, or decide by what he hears with his ears;  but with righteousness he will judge the needy, with justice he will give decisions for the poor of the earth. He will strike the earth with the rod of his mouth; with the breath of his lips he will slay the wicked. Isaiah 11:3-4
Everlasting Father - Jesus answered: “Don’t you know me, Philip, even after I have been among you such a long time? Anyone who has seen me has seen the Father. How can you say, ‘Show us the Father’?  Don’t you believe that I am in the Father, and that the Father is in me? The words I say to you I do not speak on my own authority. Rather, it is the Father, living in me, who is doing his work. John 14:9-10
Prince of Peace - Glory to God in the highest heaven, and on earth peace to those on whom his favor rests.” Luke 2:14

At this time of year, let’s remember who to focus on - Jesus And to focus on - our relationship with Him.

Be wise today and always – focus on Christ.