Yeshua the Messiah is the same yesterday, today, and forever. Hebrews 13:8, TLV
What does that mean, really? Jesus is the same yesterday, today, and forever? Let’s think that through, as readers of the Bible, not scholars. Sojourners toward the greatest adventure ever. Let’s begin with the biggie when Jesus said:
“Your father Abraham rejoiced to see My day; he saw it and was thrilled.” Then the Judeans said to Him, “You’re not even fifty years old and you’ve seen Abraham?” Yeshua answered, “Amen, amen I tell you, before Abraham was, I am!” John 8:56-58, TLV [Emphasis Mine]
Before Yeshua came in flesh (John 1:1-5), He was (Genesis 1:2). He is the Right Arm of God (Exodus 15) and “sits” on His throne to the right of His Father forever (Hebrews 8:1; 12:2). He is the Captain of the Hosts (Judges 6:11-35). He fulfilled the Law–not abolished it–and prophets (Matthew 5:17).
So, when the writer of Hebrews says: Jesus is the same, yesterday, today, and forever, we realize what we read from Matthew to Revelation, is but a tiny understanding of who His is.
This is exciting, yes? We can explore even more of His exploits throughout Scripture. Why, it will take an eternity! At some point, we can ask Him face to face (1 Corinthians 13:12), and that will be the greatest adventure of all!