There grace removes my burdens and heaps them on thy Son
Through belief Jesus becomes Savior and Lord. Rescuer and Ruler. Deliverer and Director, he must be both for those who receive salvation. Those who will not have all of Christ will have none of Christ in the end.
Although none of these disciples are totally aware of all that Jesus was or would do, we can see that they are significantly changed by their initial meeting with Christ.
…no person, no combination of people, no document however hollowed by time, no process, no premise, nothing is equivalent to an actual God in this central function as the unexaminable examiner of good and evil.
Apart from Jesus, the true vine, we can do nothing
Access to God is gained exclusively through Jesus Christ.
Jesus is God with the power over life and death.
Jesus is the good shepherd that lays down his life for the sheep.
Jesus is the door by which all must enter for salvation