Gino (31 Mar 2024)
"Lion or Lamb?"

For the world, Jesus is coming as King, delivering his people Israel, and taking vengeance upon the wickedness of the world.
They will see Jesus in a frightening way, not seen before.
They will see him coming as the Lion of the tribe of Juda.

However, to us who are saved, he is our blessed Saviour, gracious, full of compassion, tender mercies, and loving kindness.
For us, Jesus is not the Lion of the tribe of Juda, but rather, Jesus is the dear Lamb of God.

This was demonstrated by the apostle John, when he was told to behold the Lion of the tribe of Juda:

Revelation 5:5 And one of the elders saith unto me, Weep not: behold, the Lion of the tribe of Juda, the Root of David, hath prevailed to open the book, and to loose the seven seals thereof.

So, John looked, but he did not see a Lion, he saw a Lamb:

Revelation 5:6 And I beheld, and, lo, in the midst of the throne and of the four beasts, and in the midst of the elders, stood a Lamb as it had been slain, having seven horns and seven eyes, which are the seven Spirits of God sent forth into all the earth.

We have the opportunity to pass on the gospel to others.
So, that they can choose to come to Jesus, the Lamb, believing on him for salvation, and have their sins washed away by his blood.
Or choose to remain in their sins, and face him as the Lion.