(His Presence in Every Book of the Bible)

Hello all!

It is about time that I own up to my tag line of JESUS IS ALL AND EVERYTHING, and prove that He truly IS! I have compiled a list of Jesus through the Bible, starting in Genesis and ending in Revelation. I was amazed when I first started this list, and I looked up other lists on the internet and kept adding and adding to mine. I had a few that no one else included in their list, and by the time I added them all together the final number is 77. Wow! What a perfect number!

I am posting the entire list here with the Bible quotes to go with them. I will then start at number 1 and go more in-depth on each one in what will be about 77 posts. This is something I have been wanting to do for a long time, so I am excited to get started.




Number 1: Tree of Life (Genesis 2:9 and 2:16) my addition

Number 2: Seed of Woman (Genesis 3:15)

Number 3: Melchizedek (Genesis 14:18) my addition

Number 4: Passover Lamb (Exodus 12:21)

Number 5: High Priest (Leviticus 21:10)

Number 6: Great Prophet (Deuteronomy 18:15)

Number 7: Captain of the Lord’s Host (Joshua 15:5)

Number 8: All the Judges (Judges)

Number 9: Boaz the kinsman Redeemer (Ruth 4:14)

Number 10: The King being enthroned (2 Samuel)

Number 11: King of Kings (Daniel 2:37)

Number 12: Lord of Our Fathers (Ezra 7:27)

Number 13: the Redeemer (Job 19:25)

Number 14: Intercessor between God and Man (Esther)

Number 15: The Shepherd (Psalms 80:1)

Number 16: Chief Cornerstone (Psalms 118:22)

Number 17: Immanuel (Isaiah 7:14)

Number 18: Wonderful Counselor (Isaiah 9:6)

Number 19: Mighty God (Isaiah 9:6)

Number 20: Everlasting Father (Isaiah 9:6)

Number 21: Prince of Peace (Isaiah 9:6)

Number 22: Mighty One (Isaiah 60:16)

Number 23: Man of Sorrows ( Isaiah 53:3)

Number 24: Blessed Hope (Titus 2:13)

Number 25: Judge of all nations (Joel 3:12)

Number 26: King of an Eternal Kingdom (Daniel 7:14)

Number 27: Sacrifice for All Sin (Jonah) 3 days in the earth

Number 28: King of Israel (Zephaniah 3:15)

Number 29: Servant of God (Zechariah 3:8)

Number 30: The BRANCH ( Zechariah 6:12)

Number 31: Sun of Righteousness (Malachi 4:2)




Number 32: Authority (Matt. 28:18)

Number 33: Beloved Son of God (Matt. 3:17)

Number 34: Bridegroom (Matt. 9:15)

Number 35: Prophet (Mark 6:4)

Number 36: Savior (Luke 2:11)

Number 37: Son of Man (Luke 19:10 )

Number 38: Son of the Most High (Luke 1:32)

Number 39: Good Shepherd (John 8:58)

Number 40: I AM (John 8:58)

Number 41: Lamb of God (John 1:29)

Number 42: Light of the World (John 8:12)

Number 43: Messiah (John 1:41)

Number 44: One Who Sets Free (John 8:36)

Number 45: The Resurrection and the Life (John 11:25)

Number 46: The Door (John 10:9)

Number 47: The Way (John 14:6)

Number 48: The Word (John 1:1)

Number 49: True Vine (John 15:1)

Number 50: Truth (John 8:32)

Number 51: Advocate (1John 2:1)

Number 52: Bread of Life (John 6:35)

Number 53: Sacrifice for Our Sins (John 4:10)

Number 54: Holy Servant (Acts 4:29-30)

Number 55: Judge (Acts 10:42)

Number 56: Head of the Church (Eph. 1:22)

Number 57: Peace (Eph. 2:14)

Number 58: Indescribable Gift (2 Cor. 9:15)

Number 59: Risen Lord (1 Cor.15:3-4)

Number 60: Rock (1 Cor. 10:4)

Number 61: Supreme Creator Over All (1 Cor. 1:16-17)

Number 62: Mediator (1 Tim. 2:5)

Number 63: Our Hope (1 Tim 1:1)

Number 64: Deliverer (1 Thess. 1:10)

Number 65: Lord of All ( Phil. 2:9-11)

Number 66: Great High Priest (Heb. 4:14)

Number 67: Author and Perfecter of Our Faith (Heb. 12:2)

Number 69: Almighty One (Rev. 1:8)

Number 70: Victorious One (Rev. 3:21)

Number 71: Lion of the Tribe of Judah (Rev. 5:5)

Number 72: Faithful and True (Rev. 19:11)

Number 73: King of Kings (Rev. 17:14)

Number 74: Alpha and Omega (Rev. 22:13)

My additions

Number 75: The Life

Number 76: The 3rd Temple

Number 77: The Sabbath


Quite amazing isn’t it!? It is such a thrill to research and present this after proclaiming it for so long. I hope you are as amazed as I am when you realize how much the Lord truly is the WORD!


Patti C.



JESUS: Son of God, Son of Man, Sun of Righteousness

JESUS: Son of God, Son of Man, Sun of Righteousness

“Arise, shine; for thy light is come, and the glory of the LORD is risen upon thee.” (Isaiah 60:1)

Hello all!

We all know that Jesus is the Son of God and the Son of Man, but less known is how He is the “Sun of Righteousness”. I wrote a poem a few months ago that reminded me of how much a life needs to revolve around this “Sun of Righteousness” and be filled with His light. I call the poem “Let Me Be Your Satellite” and will include it here. Yet, before I do, I would like to take a few moments and look at what the Bible tells us about this “Sun” and include some excepts from an article by Charles Spurgeon on this issue.


Bible passages:

Mal 4:2

“But unto you that fear my name shall the Sun of righteousness arise with healing in his wings; and ye shall go forth, and grow up as calves of the stall.”

2Sa 23:4

“And he shall be as the light of the morning, when the sun riseth, even a morning without clouds; as the tender grass springing out of the earth by clear shining after rain.”

Luke 1:78 -79

“Through the tender mercy of our God; whereby the dayspring from on high hath visited us, To give light to them that sit in darkness and in the shadow of death, to guide our feet into the way of peace.”


Now, to perhaps the most important and telling verses from Psalms that Charles Spurgeon expound on in his article about the Sun of Righteous and Psalms 19:4-6.

“The Sun of Righteousness”

November 12th, 1871

“In them hath he set a tabernacle for the sun, which is as a bridegroom coming out of his chamber, and rejoiceth as a strong man to run a race. His going forth is from the end of the heaven, and his circuit unto the ends of it: and there is nothing hid from the heat thereof.”—Psalm 19:4-6.

“The Sun of righteousness.”—Malachi 4:2.

We should feel quite justified in applying the language of the 19th Psalm to our Lord Jesus Christ from the simple fact that he is so frequently compared to the sun; and especially in the passage which we have given you as our second text, wherein he is called “the Sun of Righteousness.”

But we have a higher justification for such a reading of the passage, for it will be in your memories that, in the 10th chapter of the Epistle to the Romans, the Apostle Paul, slightly altering the words of this psalm, applies them to the gospel and the preachers thereof. “Have they not heard?” said he, “Yea, verily, their sound went into all the earth, and their words unto the ends of the world.” So that what was here spoken of the sun by David, is referred by Paul to the gospel, which is the light streaming from Jesus Christ, “the Sun of Righteousness.”

We can never err if we allow the New Testament to interpret the Old: comparing spiritual things with spiritual is a good mental and spiritual exercise for us; and I feel, therefore, that we shall not be guilty of straining the text at all when we take the language of David in relation to the sun, and use it in reference to our Lord Jesus Christ.


I was very inspired by thinking of Jesus as the Sun of Righteousness and realized that the best I could ever be would be to revolve around Him and absorb His Light. And, it would always be His light shining forth through me as without Him I would have no light at all. I named my poem “Let Me Be Your Satellite” because that is what I want to be. After looking more into the word “satellite” and it’s origin and meaning, I found it to be just the metaphor I was looking for.

Here are a few insights into the word “satellite”.

satellite (n.)

1540s, “follower or attendant of a superior person,” from Middle French satellite (14c.), from Latin satellitem (nominative satelles) “attendant, companion, courtier, accomplice, assistant,”

Meaning “planet that revolves about a larger one”

1 : a follower resembling a slave

Although it is now closely connected with the modern world of space exploration, satellite is actually a very old word. Its origin can be traced to the Latin word satelles, meaning “one who escorts or follows after an important person.” This is also the original meaning of satellite in English.


There cannot be a more important Person to follow after than Lord Jesus. I want to be a satellite that revolves around this Sun of Righteous. As always, anything good about me is God.



(A poem to Jesus)

Let me be Your satellite
absorbing all Your light,
as the dark cosmos unfurls
let me be the one who whirls
and turns around
Your brilliant Sun.

Let me be Your satellite
surrounded by You in the night,
reflecting the warmth of Your glow.
Following beside You
I am never alone,
as You give Spirit
to my flesh and bone.

Let me be Your satellite
blinking colors toward the earth,
as a mid-wife at a new birth.
In the shadow of your wings
comforted always
by the joy that brings.

Let me be Your satellite
don’t desert me out in space,
for surely I would disappear
without a trace.
But, hold me in Your sphere,
staying so near,
that Your light will shine
upon my face.

P.C. Nelson




All Glory to the Sun of Righteous!! Just another reminder to myself that…


Patti C.




Hello all,

The Old Covenant of Law keeping passed away when Christ came and died for all mankind. There was no longer any work that man could do to earn his way into the Kingdom of God, as Jesus fulfilled all the Law and the prophecies about His coming and bringing in the Kingdom.

The New Covenant imparts holiness and acceptance before God based on our faith in what we have heard, namely that Jesus is the Son of God who has become both Lord and Savior. One’s status before God is not built or torn down according to their ability to keep any part of the law.

When we put our faith in Jesus and not our law keeping effort, we are born again. Life starts a new.

I have another poem I wrote during a time of suffering in my life that I would like to share here. I was able to find a couple readings from Oswald Chamber’s book “My Utmost for His Highest” that pertain to this subject and I will include excerpts, from both, in this article, one before my poem and one after.


Have You Ever Been Carried Away For Him?

By Oswald Chambers

February 21

(She hath wrought a good work on Me. — Mark 14:6)

If human love does not carry a man beyond himself, it is not love. If love is always discreet, always wise, always sensible and calculating, never carried beyond itself, it is not love at all.
Have I ever been carried away to do something for God not because it was my duty, nor because it was useful, nor because there was anything in it at all beyond the fact that I love Him?

There are times when it seems as if God watches to see if we will give Him the abandoned tokens of how genuinely we do love Him. Abandon to God is of more value than personal holiness. Personal holiness focuses the eye on our own whiteness; we are greatly concerned about the way we walk and talk and look, fearful lest we offend Him.

Perfect love casts out all that when once we are abandoned to God. We have to get rid of this notion – “Am I of any use?” and make up our minds that we are not, and we may be near the truth. It is never a question of being of use, but of being of value to God Himself. When we are abandoned to God, He works through us all the time.



His Call to Love

We are each God’s canvas
on which He paints everyday,
ever mindful of what we hold on to
let go of, or give away.

For each shall find recourse
in all His loving ways,
for all that is ever reached for
can be ours this very day.

He looks to see if we can see,
that all He gives is not earned
but free.
And all He takes is but our sin,
so tomorrow we can again begin.
His blessing wondrous
in that they come disguised
as trouble and sorrow
beneath darkened skies.

Always showing us, in His great love
that He sacrificed all from above
by giving us His only Son,
no debt of man could ever repay,
To save for all eternity
the souls of all who obey
His call to love.

P.C. Nelson

May we all have ears to hear!



You Won’t Reach It On Tiptoe

By Oswald Chambers

May 11

(Add…to your brotherliness…love. — 2 Peter 1:5, 7)

“The Holy Spirit reveals that God loved me not because I was lovable, but because it was His nature to do so.

“Now,” He says to me, “show the same love to others” — “Love as I have loved you.” “I will bring any number of people about you whom you cannot respect, and you must exhibit My love to them as I have exhibited it to you.” You won’t reach it on tiptoe. Some of us have tried to, but we were soon tired.

The Lord “suffereth long….” Let me look within and see His dealings with me. The knowledge that God has loved me to the uttermost, to the end of all my sin and meanness* and selfishness and wrong, will send me forth into the world to love in the same way.

God’s love to me is inexhaustible, and I must love others from the bedrock of God’s love to me.”



Patti C.




















“Verily I say unto you, Whosoever shall not receive the kingdom of God as a little child, he shall not enter therein.”
(Mar 10:15)

Hello all,

I have a couple more poems that the Lord gave me during a time of suffering that I would like to share here. What was amazing to me was how much I learned about the Lord and myself and how once I saw the end-product of my suffering, I was glad to have gone through it. The poem I am sharing today is about the loss of innocence in childhood, and how one regains that childlike innocence when they mature as a follower of Christ.

I had the most ideal childhood. I was born on a 400 acre farm in upstate Ohio and it was such a blessing. There were all manner of animals and wonders of nature to experience everyday. There were forests, cornfields and old barns to explore and everyday was an adventure. I remember feeling so close to the Lord, I called Him “Papa” and He was always with me as my best friend and companion. Somehow I thought all children felt this way, and that they have a direct relationship with the Lord without knowing anything about the Bible or religion.

For me there was a leaving of this innocence when I started to go to church, and seeing all the hypocrisy of the members and not feeling close to the Lord anymore, as if I had somehow lost Him. When I was “born again” at age 26, I was immediately transported back to those days as a child, and I could feel the Lord’s presence all the time! I realize what Jesus said about becoming as a little child to enter the Kingdom of God.

And now, that it is 40 years later, finally knowing the difference between the Truth and religion, and knowing that that Jesus (God) did all He promised to do and the Bible is a completed work, has totally set me free from seeking and searching and awaiting the final “coming” of the Lord and the end of the world. It just isn’t so…it is a DONE DEAL. We all have access to the Kingdom of God, NOW, once we have found out the difference between Truth and religion.

This morning I was reading Oswald Chamber’s daily readings from his “Utmost for My Highest” and the reading for today, April 29th, reminded me of the poem I had written entitled “Backward Bent”. So, first I would like to include an except from that reading as he is so on target and so very eloquent in his presentation.


Gracious Uncertainty  April 29 “My Utmost for His Highest”

By Oswald Chambers

…it has not yet been revealed what we shall be… —1 John 3:2

…Certainty is the mark of the commonsense life– gracious uncertainty is the mark of the spiritual life.

To be certain of God means that we are uncertain in all our ways, not knowing what tomorrow may bring. This is generally expressed with a sigh of sadness, but it should be an expression of breathless expectation.

We are uncertain of the next step, but we are certain of God. As soon as we abandon ourselves to God and do the task He has placed closest to us, He begins to fill our lives with surprises. When we become simply a promoter or a defender of a particular belief, something within us dies. That is not believing God– it is only believing our belief about Him. Jesus said, “…unless you…become as little children…” (Matthew 18:3).

The spiritual life is the life of a child. We are not uncertain of God, just uncertain of what He is going to do next. If our certainty is only in our beliefs, we develop a sense of self-righteousness, become overly critical, and are limited by the view that our beliefs are complete and settled. But when we have the right relationship with God, life is full of spontaneous, joyful uncertainty and expectancy. Jesus said, “…believe also in Me” (John 14:1), not, “Believe certain things about Me”. Leave everything to Him and it will be gloriously and graciously uncertain how He will come in– but you can be certain that He will come. Remain faithful to Him.



“Backward bent”

When did I lose you Lord?
In a grassy field chasing a mouse?
Or when I saw my Home as just a house?
That childhood vision I couldn’t crowd out,
became but an echo when I heard my own shout.

I remember back that far, catching fireflies in a jar.
Seeing Your face in the violets that grew,
and everyday was something new.
How terribly sad that we should fall
from the graceful blessing of hearing Your call
to the lonely wretched state of being so small.

Oft it seems life is backward bent.
We have it all then it goes away,
only to find it is something we can’t invent,
nor, make to stay.

Yet, if we had no taste of You
to remember when away we flew,
how would we ever long to know
the songs of Heaven toward which we go.

Yes, the leaving seems such a defeat,
a long lonely journey on a one-way street,
leading to the returning that will make us complete.
In all the ways I’ve lost you Lord, and gone astray from Thee,
if I but listen with a child’s heart
I’ll know You never lost me.

P.C. Nelson




Find out for yourself! The Truth will set you free!


Patti C.




Hello all!

I love reading the daily readings from Oswald Chambers book “My Utmost For His Highest”, it is the first thing I do everyday. Sometimes I just pick it up and open it and read whatever page it falls open to…just an added lesson for the morning. This morning it fell open on August 10th and the reading reminded me of a poem I wrote at a time in my life when I was really suffering. From my suffering, I learned to look at how the Lord uses suffering to teach us and reach us, and how we should not try to stop it in another person’s life unless He tells us to do so, as we may be interfering with what He wants them to learn.

This was an important lesson for me, and one I think that all, who love the Lord, need to be reminded of once in awhile. Sometimes we take service for God as our calling, when in actuality we can only serve Him when He does it through us, it is service with Him that is the only true service.

Here is an excerpt from the reading and it is followed by my poem.



The Holy Suffering of the Saint

By Oswald Chambers

August 10

Let those who suffer according to the will of God commit their souls to Him in doing good… —1 Peter 4:19

“Choosing to suffer means that there must be something wrong with you, but choosing God’s will— even if it means you will suffer— is something very different. No normal, healthy saint ever chooses suffering; he simply chooses God’s will, just as Jesus did, whether it means suffering or not. And no saint should ever dare to interfere with the lesson of suffering being taught in another saint’s life.”




Don’t stand in the way of what the Lord is doing
in another person’s life.
He is showing His face, as sun through the clouds,
bringing His grace through the turmoil and strife.

If we could see the world as the opposite of Heaven
reflecting the glory at the end of the trail,
we would understand that without the suffering
the reason for our lives would fail.

Don’t stand in the way of a suffering brother,
don’t try to carry his cross up the narrow path,
for suffering is the gift that each is given,
And each must pick up the cross he hath.

Don’t stand in the way of what the Lord is doing
in another person’s life.
Yet, be there to remind them of where they are headed,
cheer them as upward they walk.

We are all lost sheep climbing the same mountain
as we wander back into His flock.

P.C. Nelson





Patti C.



Hello all,

I am not one to usually dream such things, nor if I do, to share them with others. But, this dream was too awesome to keep to myself, especially the nearer we get to it being fulfilled!! So, here goes:

This dream happened awhile ago, but it was so vivid I will never forget it!!! It is very difficult to find the right words to describe something this supernatural!!!

I was floating in outer space, and the Lord was with me. I did not see Him, or myself for that matter, but we were as one body and one mind and communicated without physical speech. Actually we were both silent and just enjoying the seemingly infinite, PEACE, and the wonderful view.

We were gazing at the Milky Way; it was just incredible to see it like that, up close and personal. All of a sudden, it got ten times brighter and full of color, and started to slowly rotate in the opposite direction. I was speechless with AWE!!!

Then, just as suddenly, we were back on earth in the most beautiful meadow, surrounded by snowy mountain peaks. The meadow was encircled by giant redwood trees and flowers were everywhere. There was a river running through it, with white sandy beaches. It was one of the most incredibly beautiful places I have ever seen or could have imagined!!

As I kept looking at the scene, I was aware that a gray film was being pulled back from one corner of the entire picture, as if it had a dingy overlay on it. As it peeled back further, the incredibly beautiful scene became even more incredibly beautiful!!! The trees took on colors I cannot even describe with words, also the flowers, water and sand. Everything was sparkling and glowing with vibrant life!!!

I soaked in its grandeur for a while, and then I asked the Lord a question. I heard the words in my mind, I did not physically speak them, I asked “Lord, why are you showing me all this?”

He answered, also without speaking with a physical voice, and yet I heard Him, loud and clear; “I AM RENEWING THE HEAVENS AND THE EARTH TO THEIR TRUE FORMS; FROM THE MILKY WAY, TO THE MOUNTAIN PEAKS, TO THE GRAINS OF SAND.”

I then woke up, and felt so happy and excited and so very honored, and blessed that he gave me this dream!!! Although the dream was beyond belief, the best part was being united with the Lord in that way. He was part of me, and I was part of Him!!! There was no separation, we were ONE BODY and we can be joined with Him now on this earth.  There is no separation because of what Jesus did.

How awesome is that?!



Patti C.

RELIGION IS “ANTICHRIST” : Always has been and still is!!


( Always has been and still is!!)

Hello all!

I am so excited about writing this article because it came to me out of the blue and seems to be the perfect follow up to my last article. Having written so much about how Truth verses Religion and taken it to so many different corners of the Scriptures, both Old and New Testaments, this just hits home in my heart! Even more than that Jesus plainly tells us what “antichrist” is by the way He chastises the religious Pharisees, Sadducee and Scribes of His time. As we look at the WOES of the Pharisees, and Christ’s warning to them, from Matthew chapter 23, it will be plain to see how much He hated what the religious leaders of His day did with the Truth.

Yet, before we get there, I would first like to take a look at the very word “antichrist”, and how it is used in the Bible. First of all, the word “antichrist” is only mentioned 5 times in four verses of two books of the whole Bible in 1John and 2John. Three times in 1John and once in 2John and it is never capitalized as being a particular person or government. It is an adjective not a noun or proper noun! If the Apostle John was the only Bible writer to use the word antichrist; we must look to John, not Paul or Revelation to tell us its meaning. If we study the writing of Apostle John carefully, we will learn what antichrist is, not who is THE antichrist.

Let’s look at those verses:

1Jo 2:18
“Little children, it is the last time: and as ye have heard that antichrist shall come, even now are there many antichrists; whereby we know that it is the last time.”

John explicitly tells his audience that they are in the “last days”…he says it twice! So, just think about that for a moment…has it been the “last days” for the past 2000 years!? Futurists totally ignore these end time references that are all throughout the New Testament…but that is another article.
Note that John did not say that “the’ antichrist” shall come!

1Jo 2:22
Who is a liar but he that denieth that Jesus is the Christ? He is antichrist, that denieth the Father and the Son.

1Jo 4:3
And every spirit that confesseth not that Jesus Christ is come in the flesh is not of God: and this is that spirit of antichrist, whereof ye have heard that it should come; and even now already is it in the world.

John is telling the followers of Christ that there are already antichrists in the world during the first century. The Jewish leaders were a great example of these antichrists along with pagan Rome. Both were and are systems of religious practice, the Jews lost in the Old Covenant laws, and the Roman Empire lost in pagan worship of the Sun and Moon etc.

2Jo 1:7
For many deceivers are entered into the world, who confess not that Jesus Christ is come in the flesh. This is a deceiver and an antichrist.

Already many false prophets and deceivers were in the world of first century Jerusalem. Greatest among them are the Pharisees and Sadducees and Scribes that did not believe that Jesus was God in the flesh. Note: John says that these are deceivers and “an antichrist”. He never once says the words “the antichrist” or is the word ever capitalized!

The word “antichrist” is best defined as an ADJECTIVE, it is describing anyone who did not believe in the Truth that God as Christ came in the flesh. Adding the word “The” to antichrist changes the word to a NOUN that signifies a person. There are many today even as it was in John’s day that is filled with the spirit of antichrist.

Jesus and John among others warned the sheep of those who preached not the Gospel of the Kingdom. They came in some other way and their intent was and is to lead the sheep astray. The Apostle John said, those who were antichrist were against Christ.

Christ Himself said that those who were not for Him were against Him and would be scattered. An antichrist is anyone that is against the Truth of Christ, and anyone who denies that He would fulfill His purpose completely by bringing the New Covenant and destroying the Old.

(Mat 12:30
He that is not with me is against me; and he that gathereth not with me scattereth abroad.)

How Jesus Addresses the “antichrists” (the Jewish Religious Leaders) of His Day

When it comes to the Jewish religion not much has changed in the past 2000 years. Everything listed in the verses below are still happening within the religious communities of these people and within the Christian communities that deny that Christ came a second time, in Spirit, in 70 AD. They deny that Jesus fulfilled all that He came to do and that there is still something man needs to do to enter the Kingdom of God. This is such a grievous error.

These religious leaders still lay heavy burdens of dogmas and rituals on the shoulders of their followers without lifting a finger themselves.

Mat 23:4
For they bind heavy burdens and grievous to be borne, and lay them on men’s shoulders; but they themselves will not move them with one of their fingers. Continue reading “RELIGION IS “ANTICHRIST” : Always has been and still is!!”