Jesus in Every Book of the Bible
These do not tell everything, but they point to main themes.
The Books of Moses
In Genesis Jesus is the Creator and promised Deliverer.
In Exodus Jesus is the Deliverer, Law Giver, and promised Prophet.
In Leviticus Jesus is the Great High Priest and the Lamb of God.
In Numbers Jesus is lifted up to save those who look to Him. (21:6-9)
In Deuteronomy Jesus is the Preacher. (1)
The Books of History
In Joshua Jesus takes His people into the Promised Land. (1)
In Judges Jesus is the Judge who delivers from oppression. (2)
In Ruth Jesus is the Kinsman Redeemer. (4)
In 1 & 2 Samuel Jesus is the Overlooked but Anointed King (1 Sam. 16)
In 1 & 2 Kings Jesus is the wise Reigning King. (1 Kings 3:1-28)
In 1 & 2 Chronicles Jesus is the fulfillment of the Davidic Covenant. (1 Chron. 17)
In Ezra Jesus is the faithful Scribe who teaches God’s Statutes. (7:10)
In Nehemiah Jesus is our fearless Leader willing to give up His life. (6:11)
In Esther Jesus is our Intercessor willing to give up His life. (4:14-16)
The Books of Poetry and Wisdom
In Job Jesus is the Man who suffers unjustly, but prevails.
In Psalms Jesus is to be kissed or else, and is the Object of Worship. (2:12, 96:9)
In Proverbs Jesus is the Wisdom of God and the wise Son. (23:24)
In Ecclesiastes Jesus is the Preacher who overcame and warns of the vanity of the world. (1:1-3)
In Song of Solomon Jesus is the Prince who loves His bride.
The Books of Prophecy
In Isaiah Jesus is Holy, Holy, Holy; and the Suffering Servant. (6, 53)
In Jeremiah Jesus is the True Prophet who condemns false prophets.
In Lamentations Jesus weeps for Jerusalem.
In Ezekiel Jesus is the Son of Man who shepherds exiles in a foreign land. (34:2)
In Daniel Jesus is the Rock who demolishes all earthly kingdoms. (2)
In Hosea Jesus is the Groom who takes an unfaithful bride. (1)
In Joel Jesus is the Judge of the nations and the Restorer of His People. (2:28-32)
In Amos Jesus offers salvation to all and baptizes His people with the Holy Spirit. (9)
In Obadiah Jesus is the Judge of the nations and the Savior of His people.
In Jonah Jesus is buried and rises the third day to save Gentiles. (1:17-2:10)
In Micah Jesus bears our judgment so that we can experience God’s mercy. (7)
In Nahum Jesus is a patient but righteous Judge. (1)
In Habakkuk Jesus uses evil for His purposes, then judges evil. (1-2)
In Zephaniah Jesus is “The Sacrifice” prepared by God, who hides us from the wrath of God. (1:8)
In Haggai Jesus is the “desire of all nations” who reveals the glory of the Lord. (2:7)
In Zechariah Jesus is the High Priest who was pierced. (12:10)
In Malachi Jesus is the Messenger of the covenant, in whom God delights. (3:1-3)
In Matthew Jesus is the King.
In Mark Jesus is the Servant.
In Luke Jesus is the Son of Man.
In John Jesus is the Son of God.
In Acts Jesus is the Lord of the Church.
The Letters of Paul
In Romans Jesus is the Righteous Justifier. (3:26)
In 1 & 2 Corinthians Jesus is the one who must be loved. (1 Cor. 16:22)
In Galatians Jesus gave Himself for our sins. (1:4)
In Ephesians Jesus is the Head over all things. (1:22)
In Philippians Jesus is our life. (1:21)
In Colossians Jesus is the image of the invisible God. (1:15)
In 1 & 2 Thessalonians Jesus is Lord of Peace. (3:16)
In 1 & 2 Timothy Jesus is one Mediator between God and men. (1 Tim. 2:5)
In Titus Jesus is the Blessed Hope. (2:13)
In Philemon Jesus is an Advocate for a repentant slave. (v.18)
The General Letters
In Hebrews Jesus is the once for all, never to be repeated Sacrifice. (10)
In James Jesus is God’s Wisdom and the One in whom we trust. (2:14-26)
In 1 & 2 Peter Jesus The Chief Shepherd. (1 Peter 5:4)
In 1, 2 & 3 John Jesus is Love. (1 Jn. 1:4)
In Jude Jesus is the only wise God and Savior. (v.24-25)
In Revelation Jesus is the King of kings and Lord of lords. (19:11-16)