Daily Devotional: What was Jesus really like?April 16, 2019 Save Article
But unto the Son, He [God the Father] saith, “Thy throne, O God, is forever and ever: a scepter of righteousness is the scepter of Thy kingdom. Thou hast loved righteousness, and hated iniquity; therefore God, even Thy God, hath anointed Thee with the oil of gladness above Thy fellows.” Hebrews 1:8-9
What an amazing life the Lord Jesus lived. Do you realize He never had to correct, withdraw, or amend any statement He ever made? I wish I could say that! He never had to apologize for anything He said or did. He never sought advice from anyone or had to ask forgiveness.
Jesus Christ doesn’t have any strong points. For Him to have strong points, He would have to have weak points. Robert Clark has rightly described His character:
“There was meekness without weakness, tenderness without feebleness, firmness without coarseness, love without sentimentality, holiness without sanctimoniousness, lowliness without lowness, truth without error, enthusiasm without fanaticism, passion without prejudice, heavenly‑mindedness without forgetfulness, carefreeness without carelessness, service without servility, self‑exaltation without egotism, judgment without harshness, seriousness without somberness, mercy without softness.”
What a person was the Lord Jesus Christ!
The greatest question ever asked was the question recorded in Matthew 27:22. When Jesus stood before Pontius Pilate, Pilate asked the crowd, “What shall I do then with Jesus, which is called Christ?” Now I'm going to ask that question of you: What will you do with Jesus?