Who Is Jesus Devo: Jesus, The Son of The Most High
S1E3 - Devotional - “Jesus: The Son of The Most High"
30 But the angel said to her, “Do not be afraid, Mary; you have found favor with God. 31 You will conceive and give birth to a son, and you are to call him Jesus. 32 He will be great and will be called the Son of the Most High. The Lord God will give him the throne of his father David, 33 and he will reign over Jacob’s descendants forever; his kingdom will never end.” (Luke 1:30-33)
What a story!
God chose a lowly teenage girl, in a lowly rural town, to bring His son into the world in the lowliest place and position. “The Son of the Most High”…sent to save those who are most low. In dramatic fulfillment of Scripture, Jesus Christ came as the offspring of the woman who would crush the head of the serpent (Gen. 3:15). He came through a virgin in fulfillment of Isaiah 7:14 as Immanuel - God With Us.
Fully Man, Fully God
He was both fully human and fully divine. In his human nature, he can fully empathize with us and be our substitute. He walked in our shoes. He can relate to our struggles. Yet he was without sin! In his divine nature, he can fully forgive our sins, deliver us from evil and establish his kingdom forever! He is the Son of the Most High…bearing all authority and power, as King of kings, and Lord of lords. No one is above Jesus.
As Mary received the incredible news of this “change to her plans” she responded with a simple, humble submission and faith… “I am the Lord’s servant,’ Mary answered. ‘May your word to me be fulfilled.” (Luke 1:38) May we, like Mary, believe God’s word to us about Jesus. May we welcome God to rewrite our script as He sees fit. May we experience the miracle of new life and the life-changing presence of Jesus in our lives. May we, like Mary, with humble, lowly hearts, receive the Son of the Most High!
Jesus stands ready to enter your story today. He stands ready to meet you where you are and lead you where you could not go without Him. Look to Him today in awe & wonder, faith & worship, as the sinless Savior, the God-Man, the Son of the Most High, who understands your struggle and can meet your deepest needs.
14 Therefore, since we have a great high priest who has ascended into heaven, Jesus the Son of God, let us hold firmly to the faith we profess. 15 For we do not have a high priest who is unable to empathize with our weaknesses, but we have one who has been tempted in every way, just as we are—yet he did not sin. 16 Let us then approach God’s throne of grace with confidence, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help us in our time of need. (Heb. 4:14-16)