I Am…

In John 8:58 Jesus says,


He is equating Himself with the I AM title God uses for Himself in Exodus 3:14.

Jesus further uses these two words in seven declarations about Himself,

I am the bread of life (John 6:35, 41, 48, 51)

I am the light of the world (John 8:12)

I am the door of the sheep (John 10:7,9)

I am the good shepherd (John 10:11,14)

I am the resurrection and the life (John 11:25)

I am the way, the truth and the life (John 14:6) and

I am the true vine (John 15:1, 5)

And of course you noticed…

Jesus always refers to Himself in the present.

We will not find Him if we continually go to the past or the future.

He tells us,

    Matthew 6:34

Matthew 6:34

We need to be conscious of tomorrow and learn from the past but in order to be in union with God,

We need to live in the present.

On my Yoga mat this morning I breathed in and paused,

I breathed out and paused.

In the space between inhaling and exhaling,

I learned to…



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