A Continuum in Contrasts

The Ancient of Days was born a baby, defenseless, dependent. He continues to be the Ancient
of Days.

The Bread of Life came to experience hunger. He continues to be the Bread of Life.
The Light of the World was born in darkness. He continues to be the Light of the World.
The Lion of Judah is the Lamb of God.

His Face is Radiant. He had no beauty or majesty to attract us to him, nothing in his
appearance that we should desire him. He continues to have a Face that shines like the sun.
He is a Strong Tower, and He was crushed for our iniquities. He continues to be a Strong

He is our Peace, and He was born into conflict and war. He remains our Peace.
He is the Resurrection and the Life, and he died. He continues to be our Resurrection and Life.
He knew no Sin and He took our sins upon Himself. He continues to be blameless and perfect.
He is the Living Water, and He experienced thirst. He remains the Living Water.
The Preparer of many mansions had no roof over His head. He continues to prepare.

The King of Kings and Lord of Lords became a servant. He continues to be the King of Kings
and Lord of Lords.

Colossians 1:15-20

“The Son is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn over all creation.  For in him all things
were created: things in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or powers or
rulers or authorities; all things have been created through him and for him.  He is before all
things, and in him all things hold together.  And he is the head of the body, the church; he is
the beginning and the firstborn from among the dead, so that in everything he might have the

For God was pleased to have all his fullness dwell in him,  and through him to reconcile to
himself all things, whether things on earth or things in heaven, by making peace through his
blood, shed on the cross.”

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