Oh Come Let Us Adore Him

BY JESSICA THOMPSON

Oh Come, see Him loving you before He was ever even born. (Ephesians 1:3-6)

Oh Come, see Him planning our rescue. (Genesis 3:15)

Oh Come, see Him being born into brokenness, poverty, and bloodshed. (Matthew 1:18-25)

Oh Come, see Him living in utter obscurity as a boy, teenager, man. (Luke 2:52)

Oh Come, see Him making the water into wine. Changing the ordinary into extra-ordinary, saving the best for last. (John 2:1-11)

Oh Come, see Him confounding those that thought they had it all together. (John 10)

Oh Come, see Him loving the damaged. See Him. Friend of Sinner. (Matthew 9:10)

Oh Come, see Him drawing near to women. (Luke 10:38-42)

Oh Come, see Him welcoming children. (Luke 18:15-17)

Oh Come, See Him longing to be in relationship with the outcast, those who are less than. (Mark 1:40-45)

Oh Come, See Him weeping at the grave of his friend. (John 11)

Oh Come, See Him praying, asking for the cup to pass, and finally surrendering to the forever plan. (Matthew 26:36-46)

Oh Come, See Him riding into the city on a donkey receiving the praise of those that are about to turn on Him. (Luke 19:28-40)

Oh Come, See Him being questioned, mocked, beaten. (Luke 22:63-23:25)

Oh Come, See Him taking upon Himself every single sin you and I have ever committed. (2 Corinthians 5:21)

Oh Come, See Him experiencing the separation from the Father you and I deserve. (Matthew 27:46)

Oh Come, See Him taking care of his mother while he breathed His last breath. (John 19:25-27)

Oh Come, See Him crying out the three words of good news that changed everything. “It is finished.” (John 19:30)

Oh Come, See Him defeating death, conquering hell, sealing Satan’s fate. (I Peter 3:18-22)

Oh Come, See Him calling out Mary’s name and healing her broken heart. (John 20:11-18)

Oh Come, See Him lovingly teaching his disciples and loving them through their fears. (Luke 24:14-49)

Oh Come, See Him now interceding for you and me at the right hand of the Father. (Romans 8:34)

Oh Come, See Him sympathizing with us in our weaknesses, and being touched by our infirmities. (Hebrews 4:15-16)

Oh Come, Let us adore Him, Christ the Lord. 

Jessica is an author of several books and a frequent conference speaker. Her heart is to see women, families, and children freed from the bondage of moralism and to live in the truth that in the gospel there is joyful freedom awaiting them. Jess has a Bachelor's Degree in Theology and with her mother, Elyse Fitzpatrick, she co-authored the books Give Them Grace and Answering Your Kids' Toughest Questions. She has also written Exploring Grace Together and Everyday Grace: Infusing All Your Relationships With the Love of Jesus. Jess believes the truth that salvation is "naked confidence in the mercy of God." She has been married to her high school sweetheart since 1995. Together they have three teenage children.

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