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An Exploration of the Christ

May reading this be an activity in which you love the Lord with all your mind, and in doing so, find edification and knowledge to shine Christ’s light into a dark world. I understand that teachers will be judged more harshly (James 3:1), which places all the more imperative upon us to reproof and correct the Body in truth to train us up in righteousness (2 Timothy 3:16). Nonetheless, my continual prayer is that Christ has spoken and not I, and that He alone is glorified. May this be a solid chunk of ore that provides sharpening (Proverbs 27:17).

The Bible is centered entirely on the single point that Jesus is the Messiah, the One who reconciles us back into right standing with God; He is the Anointed One, the Christ–our Savior.

The Christ:

  • The Fulfillment of the role of Prophet: Deuteronomy 18:18; Hebrews 1:1

  • The Fulfillment of the role of Priest: Psalm 110:4; 1 Timothy 2:5

  • The Fulfillment of the role of King: 1 Samuel 2:10; Revelation 19:16

According to the Scriptures, the prophets would communicate God’s message to the Israelites and the world (Jeremiah 1:9-10; Jeremiah 23:21). The priests acted as mediators between God and man, and would perform the rites given by God to the Israelites (Exodus 19:6; Hebrews 5:1).

The kings of Israel and Judah would ser