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Jesus and his saints compared

July 25, 2011

Many of the things said of Jesus in scripture are also said of his saints. Some similar sayings are compared in the table below.

Jesus The saints
Jesus is Abraham’s seed; Galatians 3:16 The saints are Abraham’s seed; Galatians 3:29
Jesus is an Israelite The saints are the 12 tribes of Israel; Revelation 7:4
Jesus is a Jew; John 19:19 The saints are Jews inwardly; Romans 2:29
Jesus is a minister of the circumcision; Romans 15:8 The saints are the circumcision; Colossians 2:11; Philippians 3:3
Jesus came to fulfill the law; Matthew 5:17 The saints fulfill the law of Christ; Galatians 6:2
Jesus is a son of David; Matthew 1:1 The saints are the “tabernacle of David”; Acts 15:16
Jesus is chosen of God; Matthew 12:18 The saints are chosen; Ephesians 1:4
Jesus was sealed by God; John 6:27 The saints are sealed by the Spirit of God; Ephesians 4:30; Revelation 7:3
Jesus is anointed; Acts 10:38 The saints are anointed; 2 Corinthians 1:21
Jesus is holy; Revelation 3:7 The saints are sanctified; 1 Corinthians 6:11; Hebrews 10:10
Jesus is a king; John 19:19 The saints are translated into his kingdom; Colossians 1:13
Jesus sat down on the right hand of God; Hebrews 1:3 The saints are seated together in heavenly places; Ephesians 2:6
Jesus reigns over all; Ephesians 1:21 The saints reign with Christ; Timothy 2:12; Revelation 5:10; 20:6
Jesus will reign forever; Luke 1:33 The saints will reign forever; Revelation 22:5
Jesus sits in the throne of God; Acts 2:30 The saints sit in Jesus’ throne; Revelation 3:21
Jesus will judge the world in righteousness; Acts 17:31 The saints will judge the world; 1 Corinthians 6:2
Jesus is a priest; Hebrews 4:14 The saints are a royal priesthood; 1 Peter 2:9
Jesus is the firstborn; Colossians 1:15 The saints are firstborn; Hebrews 12:23
Jesus and his Father are one; John 10:30 The saints are all one in Christ; Galatians 3:28
Jesus is the firstfruits of them that slept; 1 Corinthians 15:20 The saints are a kind of firstfruits; James 1:18
Jesus is a servant; John 13:14 The saints are servants; Romans 6:22; 1 Peter 2:16
Jesus is a Lamb; John 1:29 The saints are called lambs and sheep; John 21:15
Jesus offered himself without spot to God; Hebrews 9:14 The saints are exhorted to be found without spot; 2 Peter 3:14
Jesus is a sacrifice; Ephesians 5:2 The saints are living sacrifices; Romans 12:1
Jesus was without sin; Hebrews 4:15 The saints have their sins forgiven; Ephesians 1:7; Colossians 2:13; 1 John 2:12
Jesus was a sweet aroma to God; Ephesians 5:2 The saints are a sweet aroma to God; 2 Corinthians 2:15
Jesus is the bread of God; John 6:33 The saints are the bread and body of Christ; 1 Corinthians 10:16-17
Jesus is the stone that was rejected; Matthew 21:42 The saints are lively stones; 1 Peter 2:5
Jesus suffered for us; 1 Peter 2:21 The saints are called to endure suffering; 2 Timothy 3:12; 1 Peter 2:20-21
Jesus was crucified The saints have crucified the flesh with the affections and lusts; Galatians 5:24
Jesus was buried The saints have been buried with him by baptism into death; Romans 6:4
Jesus was raised from the grave The saints have been raised to walk in newness of life; Romans 6:4; Colossians 2:12
Jesus is the light of the world; John 8:12 The saints are called the light of the world; Matthew 5:14
Jesus brought immortality to light by the gospel; 2 Timothy 1:10 The saints seek for glory and honor and immortality; Romans 2:7
Jesus is the spiritual Rock of which the Israelites drank; 1 Corinthians 10:4 The saints all drink of one Spirit; 1 Corinthians 12:13
Jesus is the faithful witness; Revelation 1:5 The saints are witnesses; Acts 1:8
Jesus is the mediator of the new testament; Hebrews 9:15 The saints are ministers of the new testament; 2 Corinthians 3:6
Jesus is a star; Revelation 22:16 The saints are called stars; Revelation 12:4
Jesus covercame the world; John 16:33 The saints overcome the world; 1 John 5:4-5
Jesus is a temple; John 2:19-22 The saints are temples; 1 Corinthians 6:19
Jesus is in heaven; Acts 2:33 The saints are citizens of heaven; Philippians 3:20
Jesus is the son of God; Matthew 17:5 The saints are sons of God; 1 John 3:1
Jesus is heir of all things; Hebrews 1:2 The saints will inherit all things; Revelation 21:7
Jesus is a bridegroom; John 3:29 The saints are called virgins; Revelation 14:4
Jesus wears a garment white as snow; Daniel 7:9 The saints are clothed in fine linen, white and clean; Revelation 19:14
Jesus rides a white horse; Revelation 19:11 The saints ride white horses; Revelation 19:14
Jesus has a sharp sword; Revelation 19:15 The saints have the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God; Ephesians 6:17
Jesus said “follow me”; Matthew 16:24 The saints follow Jesus wherever he goes; Revelation 14:4
Jesus was obedient unto death; Philippians 2:8 The saints obey him; Hebrews 5:9
Jesus did many good works; John 10:32 The saints abound in good works; 2 Corinthians 9:7-9; Colossians 1:10