It’s All About Jesus
It’s all about Jesus. This is a very powerful statement that can usually be heard in pulpits and worship gatherings all over the world. I wonder, however, if we truly understand the depth and implications of this very true statement. I believe if we can wrap our minds more fully around this truth, it will be very helpful to every area of our spiritual lives.
First, the Bible and the Gospel are completely wrapped around the person of Jesus. Genesis to Revelation points to the Son of God. The Old Testament points forward to Him. The Gospels tell the accounts of His time on Earth. The rest of the New Testament points back at Him, while Revelation unveils a glorious future with Him. So, the Bible is all about Jesus.
The Gospel is the message of Jesus which is good news. The Bible describes this mighty Gospel in many ways, but I love how 2 Corinthians 5:18-21 sums it up as the “message of reconciliation.” In Jesus, God reconciled us to Himself. Jesus made things right. He evened the scales. The truth and reality of this message means that through faith in Jesus, we are made right with God. So, the Gospel is all about Jesus.
All of creation…..the Earth and the universe….it’s all about Jesus.
The Bible tells us that all things were created by Him and for Him, and that He holds all things together! During His earthly ministry Jesus said that if people didn’t worship Him the rocks would cry out their praises!! So, all of creation is about Jesus.
I could go on and on, but I want to make clear that even our mission is all about Jesus. In Matthew 28:18-20, Jesus gave his followers a massive mission. They would take His Gospel all over the globe beginning in their local area, but expanding to the region and ultimately the world. This mission was overwhelming to say the least. That’s why Jesus didn’t tell them to go on the mission first. He actually began by reminding them of WHO He was. “All authority” had been given to Him.
Jesus made it clear that even our mission is completely wrapped around Him. We can do what He has called us to do because He is who He says He is!! So, take heart today my friends. If you feel inadequate or unworthy and you don’t think you measure up, don’t worry. It was never about you anyway. It’s all about Jesus.