“Only Jesus lived, died and rose up victoriously to rescue me; I am his.”

Column 3 shows how the Creator has entered creation to redeem humanity.


Christ entered the world to live the life we ought to have lived.


Jesus died as a substitute for humanity.


Jesus rose up from the grave in victory and to form his people.

The arrow coming down includes the promises of God’s rescue, and ultimately the incarnation of Jesus. The heart is Jesus living the life humanity was meant to live.

Long ago, at many times and in many ways, God spoke to our fathers by the prophets, but in these last days he has spoken to us by his Son, whom he appointed the heir of all things, through whom also he created the world.Hebrews 1:1-2

The prophet Micah says that our calling to live a good life is to do justice and to love mercy and to sort out which one to do when, and in what way, requires humility. Jesus did that right.

The creation in rebellion conspired to kill Jesus. Jesus laid down his life and took up the guilt of our upside down hearts, dying for our wrong.

For our sake he made him to be sin who knew no sin, so that in him we might become the righteousness of God.2 Corinthians 5:21

Jesus rose up from the dead; his right is greater than our wrong.

For I delivered to you as of first importance what I also received: that Christ died for our sins in accordance with the Scriptures, that he was buried, that he was raised on the third day in accordance with the Scriptures, and that he appeared...1 Corinthians 15:3­6

Jesus ascended to the Father to send the Spirit to form Christ’s body, the church.

His life, death and resurrection, show that Jesus is Lord.
Jesus lived how humanity ought to live, died how humanity deserves to die (separated from the Father), and lives again showing his victory.