Jesus is all over the Bible

“You search the Scriptures because you think that in them you have eternal life; it is these that testify about Me” – Jesus (John 5:39)

Genesis – Jesus is the Seed of the Woman (Gen 3:15, Luke 1:34-35)

Exodus – Jesus is the Passover Lamb (Ex 12, John 1:29,36)

Leviticus – Jesus is the Atoning Sacrifice (Lev. 17:11)

Numbers – Jesus is the Cloud and the Fire (Num 14:14), the Smitten Rock (Num 20:8,11) The One hanging from a pole (Num 21:8-9)

Deuteronomy – Jesus is the Faithful Prophet (Deut 18:15-19, John 6:14)

Joshua – Jesus is the Captain of the Lord of Hosts – (Josh 5:13-15)

Judges – Jesus is the Divine Deliverer (Judges 2:18)

Ruth – Jesus is the Kinsman Redeemer (Ruth 2:1; 3:12)

1 Samuel – Jesus is the Anointed One (1 Sam. 2:10)

2 Samuel – Jesus is the Son of David (2 Sam. 7:14)

1 & 2 Kings – Jesus is the Reigning King

1 & 2 Chronicles – Jesus is the Builder of the Temple

Ezra – Jesus is the Faithful Scribe (Ezra 4)

Nehemiah – Jesus is the Rebuilder of the Walls

Esther – Jesus is the true Mordecai

Job – Jesus is the dawning of a new day (38:12), the dew from heaven (38:28), the morning (38:12)

Psalms – Jesus is our Shepherd

Proverbs – Jesus is the Wisdom of God (Prov 8:22-31; Prov 30:4, Matt 3:16-17)

Ecclesiastes – Jesus is the Great Teacher (Ecc. 12:11)

Song of Solomon – Jesus is the Fairest of Ten Thousand (Song 5:10)

Isaiah – Jesus is the Suffering Servant (Isaiah 53)

Jeremiah & Lamentations – Jesus is the Weeping Prophet

Ezekiel – Jesus is the Glory of God (Ez. 43:20)

Daniel – Jesus is the Son of Man coming in the clouds of Heaven (Dan. 9:25)

Hosea – Jesus is the Lover of the Unfaithful (Hosea 3:1)

Joel – Jesus is the One Who Baptizes With The Holy Spirit (Joel 2)

Amos – Jesus is the Cultivator of the Land (Amos 9:13)

Obadiah – Jesus is the Savior (Obad. 9:21)

Jonah – Jesus is the Resurrected One (Jon 2:10)

Micah – Jesus is the Messenger With Beautiful Feet

Nahum – Jesus is the Avenger of God’s Elect (Nah. 2:1)

Habakkuk – Jesus is the Great Evangelist, Crying For Revival

Zephaniah – Jesus is the Righteous Branch (Zech.3:8)

Haggai – Jesus is the Cleansing Fountain (Hag 2:6-9, Luke 2:27-32)

Zechariah – Jesus is the Pierced Son (Zech 12:10, John 19:34-37)

Malachi – Jesus is the Sun of Righteousness (Mal 4:2)

Matthew – Jesus is the Messiah

  • Jesus is the Son of David (Matt 1:1)
  • Jesus is the Son of God (Matthew 2:15)
  • Jesus is the King of the Jews (Matthew 2:2)
  • Jesus is the Bridegroom (Matthew 9:15)

Mark – Jesus is the Miracle Worker

  • Jesus is the Holy One of God (Mark 1:24)
  • Jesus is the Servant (Mark 10:45)
  • Jesus is the King of Israel (Mark 15:32)

Luke – Jesus is the Son of Man

  • Jesus is the Horn of Salvation (Luke 1:69)
  • Jesus is the Consolation of Israel: (Luke 2:25).

John – Jesus is the Son of God

  • Jesus is the Only Begotten Son: (John 1:14,18)
  • Jesus is the Lamb of God (John 1:29,36)
  • Jesus is the Bread of life (John 6:35)
  • Jesus is the Light of the World (John 8:1)
  • Jesus is the I AM! (John 8:58)
  • Jesus is the Door of the Sheep: (John 10:7,9)
  • Jesus is the Good Shepherd (John 10:11)
  • Jesus is the Resurrection and life (John 11:25)
  • Jesus is the True Vine (John 15:1)

Acts – Jesus is the Ascended Lord

  • Jesus is the Prince of Life (Acts 3:15)
  • Jesus is the Judge of the living and the dead (Acts 10:42)
  • Jesus is the Just One (Acts 7:52)
  • Jesus is the Hope of Israel (Acts 28:20)

Romans – Jesus is the Justifier

  • Jesus is the Believer’s Righteousness (Rom. 1:17)
  • Jesus is the Rock of Offense (Romans 9:33)
  • Jesus is the Deliverer (Romans 11:26)
  • Jesus is the Lord of the dead and the living (Romans 14:9)
  • Jesus is the Root of Jesse (Romans 15:12)

1 Corinthians – Jesus is the Last Adam

2 Corinthians – Jesus is the Sufficiency 

Galatians – Jesus is the One Who Sets Us Free

Ephesians – Jesus is the Christ of Riches

  • Jesus is the Head over All Things (Ephesians 1:22)
  • Jesus is the Cornerstone (Ephesians 2:20)

Philippians – Jesus is the God Who Meets Our Every Need

  • Jesus is the Name above all names (Philippians 2:9)
  • Jesus is the Christian’s Joy (Phil. 1:26)

Colossians – Jesus is the Fullness of Deity

  • Jesus is the Image of the Invisible God (Colossians 1:15)
  • Jesus is the Head of the body (Colossians 1:18)
  • Jesus is the Beginning (Colossians 1:18)
  • Jesus is the Firstborn from the dead (Colossians 1:18)
  • Jesus is the Hope of Glory (Col 1:27)

1 Thessalonians – Jesus is the Soon Coming King

  • Jesus is the Believer’s Comfort (1 Thess. 4:16, 17)

2 Thessalonians – Jesus is the Lord of Peace

  • Jesus is Glory (2 Thess. 1:12)

1 Timothy – Jesus is the Mediator Between God And Man

  • Jesus is the Christian’s Preserver (1 Tim. 4:10)
  • Jesus is the King of Ages (1 Timothy 1:17)

2 Timothy – The Rewarder

Titus – Jesus is the Blessed Hope

  • Jesus is the Great God and Saviour (Titus 2:13)

Philemon – Jesus is the Friend, Closer Than a Brother

  • Jesus is the Substitute (Philem. 1:17)

Hebrews – Jesus is the Blood That Washes Away My Sins

  • Jesus is the Heir of All Things (Hebrews 1:2)
  • Jesus is the Faithful High Priest (Hebrews 2:17)
  • Jesus is the Author and Finisher of our Faith (Hebrews 12:2)

James – Jesus is the Great Physician

  • Jesus is the Lord of Glory (James 2:1)
  • Jesus is the Judge at the door (James 5:9)
  • Jesus is the Giver of Wisdom (James 1:5)

1 Peter – Jesus is the Chief Shepherd (1 Peter 5:4)

  • Jesus is the Rock (1 Pet. 1:26)

2 Peter – Jesus is the Morning Star (2 Pet. 1:19)

  • Jesus is the Precious Promise (2 Pet. 1:4)

1 John – Jesus is the Life

2 John – Jesus is the Truth

3 John – Jesus is the Way

Jude – Jesus is the Advocate

Revelation – Jesus is the King of Kings and the Lord of Lords! (Rev. 19:16)

The bible is primarily a book about God and his mission to reconcile the world to himself. The central character is Jesus. As with any good movie, you should open this book up with your eyes scouring the plot line for him.

(List adapted from Britt Merrick and Jesus Plus Nothing. Edited and compiled by Chris Lazo)

About Lazo

Lazo is the pastor for preaching and vision at Reality SB. He is committed to spreading the value of our union with Christ in Santa Barbara, through the expository preaching of God's Word. You might like these blog posts, 5 Wrong Ways To Comfort Hurting People, or Daisy Love and the Magic Eraser. You can follow Chris on twitter at @LazoChris.

Posted on July 2, 2011, in sermons, theology and tagged . Bookmark the permalink. 3 Comments.

  1. Kaleb A. Riley

    This is nutso. Thanks for posting homie. Stoked to search through this a dive deep.

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