The King

A Theology of History – (Both Revelation and Daniel proclaim the absolute sovereignty of God over the course of history and the fate of nations)

Lamb and King – (Jesus as the Lamb is the King of kings and Lord of lords)

Anointed King and Son – (Psalm 2:1-9 – As the Messiah of Israel, Jesus is the quintessential Man of the Spirit who is anointed to rule on the Davidic Throne)

All Authority is Given to Me – (Matthew 28:18-20 – Jesus received ALL power in Heaven and on the Earth following his Resurrection)

Head of the Body – (Paul emphasizes the exalted position of Jesus that resulted from his death and resurrection)

He Reigns on David’s Throne – (Jesus the Messiah became the prophesied Lord and King following his Death and Resurrection)

Lamb, Shepherd, King – (Jesus as the sacrificial Lamb began his messianic reign following his death and resurrection)

Exaltation of the Lamb – (The exaltation of the lamb is based on his past Death and Resurrection)

Shepherd of Nations – (Jesus is the promised ruler from the line of David, the Shepherd of ALL nations – Revelation 12:5)