Who Is This? Who Is Worthy?

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Luke 9:99And Herod said, John have I beheaded: but who is this, of whom I hear such things? And he desired to see him. (Luke 9:9); John 12:34, 35; 6; 734The people answered him, We have heard out of the law that Christ abideth for ever: and how sayest thou, The Son of man must be lifted up? who is this Son of man? 35Then Jesus said unto them, Yet a little while is the light with you. Walk while ye have the light, lest darkness come upon you: for he that walketh in darkness knoweth not whither he goeth. (John 12:34‑35)
35And Jesus said unto them, I am the bread of life: he that cometh to me shall never hunger; and he that believeth on me shall never thirst. (John 6:35)
35Then said the Jews among themselves, Whither will he go, that we shall not find him? will he go unto the dispersed among the Gentiles, and teach the Gentiles? (John 7:35)
; Luke 5:2121And the scribes and the Pharisees began to reason, saying, Who is this which speaketh blasphemies? Who can forgive sins, but God alone? (Luke 5:21); Matt 16:13; Luke 8:22-2522Now it came to pass on a certain day, that he went into a ship with his disciples: and he said unto them, Let us go over unto the other side of the lake. And they launched forth. 23But as they sailed he fell asleep: and there came down a storm of wind on the lake; and they were filled with water, and were in jeopardy. 24And they came to him, and awoke him, saying, Master, master, we perish. Then he arose, and rebuked the wind and the raging of the water: and they ceased, and there was a calm. 25And he said unto them, Where is your faith? And they being afraid wondered, saying one to another, What manner of man is this! for he commandeth even the winds and water, and they obey him. (Luke 8:22‑25): Matt 14:27, 28; Dan 8:16; 12:6, 716And I heard a man's voice between the banks of Ulai, which called, and said, Gabriel, make this man to understand the vision. (Daniel 8:16)
6And one said to the man clothed in linen, which was upon the waters of the river, How long shall it be to the end of these wonders? 7And I heard the man clothed in linen, which was upon the waters of the river, when he held up his right hand and his left hand unto heaven, and sware by him that liveth for ever that it shall be for a time, times, and an half; and when he shall have accomplished to scatter the power of the holy people, all these things shall be finished. (Daniel 12:6‑7)
; Heb. 1:33Who being the brightness of his glory, and the express image of his person, and upholding all things by the word of his power, when he had by himself purged our sins, sat down on the right hand of the Majesty on high; (Hebrews 1:3); 1 Tim. 3:1616And without controversy great is the mystery of godliness: God was manifest in the flesh, justified in the Spirit, seen of angels, preached unto the Gentiles, believed on in the world, received up into glory. (1 Timothy 3:16); Luke 9:28-3628And it came to pass about an eight days after these sayings, he took Peter and John and James, and went up into a mountain to pray. 29And as he prayed, the fashion of his countenance was altered, and his raiment was white and glistering. 30And, behold, there talked with him two men, which were Moses and Elias: 31Who appeared in glory, and spake of his decease which he should accomplish at Jerusalem. 32But Peter and they that were with him were heavy with sleep: and when they were awake, they saw his glory, and the two men that stood with him. 33And it came to pass, as they departed from him, Peter said unto Jesus, Master, it is good for us to be here: and let us make three tabernacles; one for thee, and one for Moses, and one for Elias: not knowing what he said. 34While he thus spake, there came a cloud, and overshadowed them: and they feared as they entered into the cloud. 35And there came a voice out of the cloud, saying, This is my beloved Son: hear him. 36And when the voice was past, Jesus was found alone. And they kept it close, and told no man in those days any of those things which they had seen. (Luke 9:28‑36); Matt. 21:1010And when he was come into Jerusalem, all the city was moved, saying, Who is this? (Matthew 21:10); John 10:24; 8:5824Then came the Jews round about him, and said unto him, How long dost thou make us to doubt? If thou be the Christ, tell us plainly. (John 10:24)
58Jesus said unto them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Before Abraham was, I am. (John 8:58)
; Is 7:13,14; Rev. 510And the third angel sounded, and there fell a great star from heaven, burning as it were a lamp, and it fell upon the third part of the rivers, and upon the fountains of waters; (Revelation 8:10): Is 63:1; Psa. 24:8-108Who is this King of glory? The Lord strong and mighty, the Lord mighty in battle. 9Lift up your heads, O ye gates; even lift them up, ye everlasting doors; and the King of glory shall come in. 10Who is this King of glory? The Lord of hosts, he is the King of glory. Selah. (Psalm 24:8‑10); Luke 10:2222All things are delivered to me of my Father: and no man knoweth who the Son is, but the Father; and who the Father is, but the Son, and he to whom the Son will reveal him. (Luke 10:22); Col.1:19; 2:9; Rev. 19:1212His eyes were as a flame of fire, and on his head were many crowns; and he had a name written, that no man knew, but he himself. (Revelation 19:12).
Who is This? the Nazarene—
"Tis a Man of wondrous might.
Raising dead, expelling demon,
Healing lame, and giving sight
These are works of resurrection,
Though the prophet died in prison.
It is none but John the Baptist
From the dead who hath arisen.
Who is This? The Light is going
That our dim eyes could not scan.
Christ is to abide forever,
Who is This, the Son of man?
Have the rulers given their sanction.
That we may believe His name?
How can we receive His saying?
For we know from whence He came.
Who is This and who can pardon.
Sins of men but God alone
Scribes! in vain your heart, ye harden,
For those sins He shall atone:
Son of man, a death to suffer
For the glory of God
In His power divine redeeming.
He will cleanse them by His blood.
Who is This? not John the Baptist.
Nor a prophet dead of old,
Tis the living God's Anointed,
Who hath called us from the fold
Though unknown the path He leads us.
Trembling, yet we follow on,
For the voice of Israel's Shepherd
All our weary hearts hath won.
Who is This asleep in tempest,
Quelling it when rising high:
Walking on the treach'rous waters.
Saying, “Fear not; it is I”?
It is He that on the river
Stood in Daniel's ancient dream.
Yea the One Who lives forever,
See His bright perfections beam!
Who is This? Adoring angels
Serve the Object of their care.
Second Man and First Begotten.
Of created things the Heir;
Seen of angels was “THE MYSTERY,”
They their willing homage gave
In the desert, in the garden.
By the manger, by the grave.
Who is This? Elias, Moses
Yield to Him the honored place,
As Revealer of the Father,
In his life of truth and grace;
Hidden in the cloud of glory,
For their earthly work is done.
Gladly hear the proclamation
“This is My Beloved Son.”
Who is This that rides with meekness
To the city in her pride?
Guilty of the blood of prophets,
Shall her King be crucified
"It is Jesus, 'tis the Prophet,"
Hear the loud hosannas ring,
"Son of David"-“of the Highest,"
He who will salvation bring.
Who is this? Assailed by reason,
Wearied with incessant strife,
In a veil of flesh appearing,
True God, and th' Eternal Life;
Though before the elders' council,
Standing meekly as the Lamb,
Heard they not the words of Jesus?
“Ere that Abr'ham was, I AM."
"Who is worthy?" Sounds the herald
'Mid the circling throngs on high,
But from heaven and earth and hordes
Silence is the sole reply
Cannot angel, man or demon
Show his title to the book,
Or prevail the seals to open.
On its secret page to look?
No! but there the weeping prophet
Sees a Lamb as had been slain.
In His wisdom and perfection
He the title shall retain;
All the power to Him is given
Seated on His Father’s throne,
Root, of David, Judah’s Lion,
Him the hosts of glory own.
Thou art worthy!" is the answer,
From th' adoring throngs above,
'Worthy of the power and glory,
Won by Thy redeeming love;"
New the song they sing in heaven,
While the angels cry the same,
And the voice of every creature
Echoes back His glorious name
Who is This that comes from Edom.
All His raiment died in blood?
Savior, Kinsman and Avenger,
Lord of lords and Word of God;
In His day of power and vengeance.
Willing shall His people be;
He that slew and led them captive
Goes into captivity.
Who is this? The King of glory—
Lift the everlasting gate!
For the triumph of Jehovah
All His willing people wait:
Lift ye up the doors Eternal
Let the King of glory in,
On His priestly throne supernal
All their homage meet to win.
But alone the Father knoweth
All the Fullness in the Son
Dwelling in this scene of sorrow,
And on high when all is done
Lord and Christ, by God exalted
Jesus Christ, for aye the Same
Yet beneath that weight of glory
Lies an unrevealed Name!