For as the lightning flashes and lights up the sky from one side to the other, so will the Son of Man be in his day. Luke 17:24
But for you who fear My name, the sun of righteousness shall rise with healing in its wings. Malachi 4:2

But far be it from me to boast except in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ . . . Galatians 6:14
For I decided to know nothing among you except Jesus Christ and him crucified. 1 Corinthians 2:2
Let the motto upon your whole ministry be - "Christ is All!" - Mather

Thursday, September 25, 2014

"That's My King!" In The Gospel Of Mark!

He's the Gospel God-Man!
He's the Messianic Savior!
He's the marvelous Gospel!
He's the mightiest of all the mighty!
He's the greater Adam!
He's the greater Israel!
He's the Preacher of preachers and the Teacher of teachers!
He's the One we must trust!
He's the One we forsake all others to have!
He's the irresistible God Who moves us to repentance!
He's the sovereign, gracious God Who attracts us like no other!
He's the One with all astonishing, amazing authority and power!
He's the Healer of the world!

That's my King!

He's the desperate, pleading, prayer warrior Who prays like no other!
He cast out demons and put the devil on the run!
He's the Clean of cleans!
There's no One like Him!
No one has ever seen anything like Him!
He forgives sins, which only God can do and will cause you to pick up your mat too!
Jesus said, “Follow Me” and oh what a glorious “Me” He is!
He's the greatest “Me” in the universe!
He's The Greatest “Me” This World Has Ever Seen!
There's no “Me” like this “Me!”
He's the “Me” of Me's and He is the “He” of He's!
He's the God “Me!”
He's the “Me” Who heals the sick, sets the captives free, gives sight to the blind, and raises the dead!

That's my “Me!” Do you know Him?!

He's the greatest “Me” that has ever crossed the horizon of this world!
He's the only “Me” Who saves!
He's the only perfect “Me” Who never sinned.
He's the “Me” Who bore the wrath of His Father on that cross for sinners!
He's the only “Me” Who conquered sin, death, and Satan and rose up from the grave!
He's the “Me” Who ever lives to care for, sustain, uphold, and intercede for His people!
If you have this “Me,” you don't need anything else because He's got it all!
He's the “Me” that makes you see, sets you free, and utterly satisfies your heart, mind, and soul with unimaginable glee!

That's my “Me!”

He's the Friend of friends of the sinner of sinners!
He's the Bridegroom of bridegrooms Who alone satisfies!
He's the Feast of feasts worthy to fast for until He returns!
He's the Lord of the Sabbath, the Lord of lords, and the LORD of all!
He heals the withered hand and gives rest like no other!
He's the Famous One of all famous ones!
He's the greater Moses!
He has the mind of all minds!
He the strongest of all the strong men!
He conquered and bound the strong man!
He came to destroy the works of the devil!
He's our all-glorious, all-sin Bearer!
He's filled with the Holy Spirit like no other!
He's our Brother like no other from a sinful but blessed mother!
He creates a new family of people from every tribe, tongue, people, and nation with His blood – which is the thickest blood of all!

That's my King!  I wonder if you know Him today?!

He's the supreme Sower, Seed, and Soil simultaneously!
He humbles hard hearts like no other!
He's the supreme, sovereign, indomitable Root of Joy Who endured the greatest tribulation and persecution!
He's the Care of cares, the Riches of riches, and the Desire of all desires!
He's the Good-Heart of good-hearts who causes the Word of God to flourish and bear fruit that will last!
He's the Secret of secrets of the Kingdom of God!
He's the Revelation of the ages that cannot be hidden!
He's the strong, powerful God Who doesn't need us or our help for anything!
He's the Mustard Seed of mustard seeds out growing all the plants of the earth!
He's the ultimate storm chaser and the ultimate storm crusher all at the same time!
He's the irresistible Lion Tamer and the universe's Reclaimer!
He dries the flow of blood with the cries of His own unquenchable flood!
He's the death killer, life giver, and man thriller!
He's the teacher, offender, and human soul mender!

That's my King!

He's worthy to follow in every matter, not to flatter, but all sin to shatter!
He's the reproducing Rabbi with all authority on high Who gives an endless supply!
He has the name that demands fame which we must die to proclaim!
He's the everlasting rest Who past the test so we could be forever blessed!
He's the Prophet, Good Shepherd, And Provider Whose strong arms of mercy can't be opened wider!
He's the great I AM HE Who passed by on the sea, makes all fears flee, and sets hearts free!
He's the Healer of all Who reversed the fall and conquers every sickness big or small!
He's the Savior Who cuts bureaucracy, humbles aristocracy, shatters hypocrisy, and rules by autocracy!
He's the Son Who perfectly honored His father and mother and upholds God's Word unlike any other!
His heart is clean, He makes the obscene pristine, and heals the defiled like you've never seen!
He put the Syrophoenician woman to the test, brought out her best, healed the possessed, and made the outcast His guest –  God's glory to forever express!
He opens ears to hear and mouths to praise and will only amaze for eternal days!
He more than satisfies all hungry cries and crushed He dies but then He'll rise to be our Everlasting Prize!

That's my King!  Do you know Him?!

He's the greatest Sign that ever came, all leaven to set aflame, and hard hearts to reclaim bringing glory to His most precious name!
He opens blind eyes and on that cross dies to triumphantly rise as our Infinite Prize!
His sacrifice more than sufficed with love and beauty He enticed and above all He's the Christ!
He crushed the serpent with passion fervent as the Suffering Servant!
He's the King of self denial Who endured the hardest trial to win God's everlasting smile!
He took all our blame so that for His great name we would have no more shame but spread His everlasting fame and never ever be the same!
His Kingdom came, all power He'd claim, and earth's kings tame for His great name!
His transfiguration revealed His glorification in a bright sensation as the beloved Son of all adoration!
He suffered many things and true salvation brings by rising King of kings now over us He sings!
He's the God Who can heal uncontrollable man and forever ban the devil's wicked plan!
He would be killed and rise to build His Church fulfilled with people thrilled!
He humbled Himself small as the servant of all and now stands tall as the greatest of all!
He received the child, was meek and mild, then died reviled, and on this Son His Father smiled!

That's my King!

He has a powerful name that all must proclaim since He took our blame and death He'd tame!
He was given no cup of water but went to the slaughter with God's wrath hotter so we can drink the living water!
He quenched the fire and cooled God's ire on that cross dire – now He's our all – our great desire!
He's the saltiest salt, died without fault, rose up out the vault to make death halt so Him we forever exalt!
He never leaves but to His bride forever cleaves and all Who trust Him He receives!
He dearly loves His cheating bride and will not cast her down aside but for her purity He died!
He was the littlest Child with greatest righteousness compiled yet for our sins He died reviled!
He's rich beyond measure but gave up His treasure to fill us with pleasure!
He does the impossibly hard through His body scarred so from His presence we won't be barred!
He died and gave up everything in order to salvation bring so we might now forever sing!
He was accused, used, bruised, and spitefully abused then rose enthused so the sting of death would be defused, Satan totally confused, and we would never be refused!
He became the slave of all and ransomed His people from the fall by giving the greatest gift of all!
He heals the poor and begging blind and shows them tender mercies kind if they will truly trust and find all joys and hopes in Him combined!

That's my King!

He knows all things, God's rule He brings, and from the crowd “Hosanna!” rings for He's the humble King of kings!
He spoke and cursed the barren tree but finally came to set us free for He's the fruit – come taste and see!
He's the Temple clean Who drove the robbers from the scene to grant us grace and peace serene!
He perfectly believed and holy righteousness achieved so full forgiveness we've received!
He cried oh Father please forgive then died and rose so you could live and now forgiveness freely give!
He owns all authority on high, false teachers' evil tongues He'd tie, then speak the truth and for us die!
He's the beloved Son Whom wicked men would kill and shun but through His death His work is done – now He's alive – second to none!
He owns all things, bold truth He brings, and Caesar bows to the King of kings!
He came from Mary's virgin womb and faced His Father's wrathful doom then resurrected from the tomb to be our everlasting Groom!
He loved us first even though we're sinners worst yet for our sake He died as cursed and now for Him alone we thirst!
He alone fulfilled the greatest commands obeying all that God demands then took His wrath with nail pierced hands and conquered death – alive He stands!

That's my King!

He's our sovereign God and LORD, His teachings cannot be ignored, the great crowds heard Him and adored, believe in Him – there's great reward!
He received the greater condemnation for prideful lusts of all creation that He might save from every nation a humble bride who knows salvation!
He gave up all He had when He died for sinners bad and quenched His Father's wrath to add a righteousness that makes us glad to end all sin and pain that's sad and everlasting pleasures add!
He's the Temple we need and so these buildings He's decreed will fall to rubbish flat indeed and all His warnings we must heed!
He warns of coming judgment doom so we'll be ready for the gloom and stand with Him our perfect Groom for all our foes He will consume!
The end will come, Christ will return then raise the dead to fruit discern the wicked will forever burn the righteous joys He did earn and they for Him will always yearn!
He is LORD and Judge of all Who said destruction would befall and yet He'll save all those Who call so that they all will never fall!
His name to all shall be proclaimed and we must never be ashamed since for our sins our King was blamed so now for Him we are reclaimed!
He endured to the end but was not saved and did descend to bear God's wrath and life extend to those who trust Him as their friend!

That's my King!  Do you know Him?!

He was made an abomination enduring desolation while facing our damnation then rose for our justification to save elect from every nation!
He's the only true and living Christ so by false christ's don't be enticed to save His elect He alone sufficed for by the whip He's cut and sliced then died and wrapped in grave clothes spiced but rose alive – the living Christ – oh great salvation's highly priced and now hell's fires have all been iced!
He's the highest class – His beauty none can e'er surpass His every word shall come to pass and in Him joys we'll amass!
He always stayed awake and made earth quake when He died to break and crush the snake then rose again new life to make and His people take all for love's sake so now for Him alone we ache!
He's worthy of extravagant devotion with greatest emotion for He swallowed God's fury ocean and rose to the extreme promotion!
He's the Passover Lamb, the Substitute Ram, and the great “I AM” so we can be children of Abraham!He's the greatest man ever born though by betrayal He was worn, torn, silent like a sheep shorn, treated with scorn, and pierced with thorn He rose to be salvation's Horn!

That's my King!

His body was broken throughout and His blood poured out for us He went without He's the most devout without a doubt and His work's what this supper is all about!
His blood was out poured as the covenant LORD so we're clean and restored through our Christ the Reward Who's always and only and ever adored!
He's worthy to be remembered and Him we proclaim Who took all our shame and died for our blame then rose to great fame so we're never the same but live to acclaim His glorious name!
He never fell away but always did just what He'd say then God did strike the Shepherd slay His own He won't deny but pay He died and rose to love display!
He begged His Father to take the cross away because with perfect fear He'd pray with passion every sin He'd slay and preeminently to God He'd say You're My greatest joy please stay Your will be done I will obey!
He in greatest trial and stress would pray His Father God address Who rules and reigns o'er all distress our loving Savior seeks to bless so to God's will He did say yes!

That's my King!  That's my King!

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