Similes and Metaphors of Jesus.

If you take Jesus literally, or the new testament, or old testament literally, then

We eat Jesus in communion.

and also...........


Jesus was made of bread. "I am the bread of life" John 6:35.

Jesus was a door, not a person, as he said, "I am the door" John 10:9.


Jesus was a vine, as he said "I am the vine, ye are the branches" John 15:5

Jesus was a lamb,


Jesus was a lion,


Jesus was a corn of wheat,


Jesus was a rose,


Jesus was a lily,


Jesus was a tree,


Jesus was a plant,


Jesus was a rod,


Jesus was balm,


Jesus was a bundle of myrrh,


Jesus was a cluster of camphire, 


Jesus was manna,


Jesus was a rock,


Jesus was a stone,


Jesus was a shadow from the heat (Isaiah 25:4),


Jesus was an altar,


Jesus was a shield,


Jesus was a sceptre, 



a Christian is a sheep.


a Christian is wheat.

a Christian is salt.


a Christian is a branch (John 15:5)




an unbeliever is a goat.

an unbeliever is a tare or weed.


John 6:53 It is a simile, like "the sheep and the goats" representing the necessity to have an all consuming love for God, that transcends that even of love for your family.