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  1. The Heir of Abraham - (Jesus is the promised seed of Abraham, the heir of the covenant promises, and receipt of the inheritance is based on faith in Him) - {PDF Copy}
  2. The Salvation of Yahweh - (The name ‘Jesus’ means “salvation of Yahweh,” for, in him, the salvation promised to Ancient Israel has arrived in all its glory) - {PDF Copy}
  3. The Son of Man - (The one like a Son of Man in Daniel is the source of Christ’s self-designation as the Son of Man and his authority) - {PDF Copy}
  4. His Path to the Kingdom - (Jesus proclaims a new political reality, the Kingdom of God, and it bears little resemblance to the political systems of this world) - {PDF Copy}
  5. His Priestly Kingdom - (Disciples reign with Jesus by fulfilling their role as priestly kings who mediate His light to the world) - {PDF Copy}
  6. Revolt Against the Son - (In the New Testament, the conspiracy by the earth’s kings to unseat God's Son is applied to the plot to destroy Jesus) - {PDF Copy}
  7. Son of David - (Jesus is the son of David and heir to the messianic throne, the beloved Son of God, and the ruler of the kings of the earth) - {PDF Copy}
  8. The Suffering Servant - (Disciples are summoned to adopt the same mind that Jesus had when he poured out his life unto death for the sake of others – Philippians 2:5-11) - {PDF Copy}
  9. Sovereign over All Things - (The New Testament applies messianic promises in the Psalms to the present reign of Jesus who possesses all authority) -{PDF Copy}
  10. Raised from the Dead - (Paul anchored all that God has done in the resurrection of Jesus from the dead, which also inaugurated the age of fulfillment) - {PDF Copy}
  11. Preaching Another Jesus - (Is Jesus still the “slain Lamb,” or has he become the “roaring” Lion of Judah out to exact payback from his enemies?) - {PDF Copy}
  12. He Humbled Himself - (Christ’s submission to an unjust death is the paradigm for Christian love and service that disciples must emulate) - {PDF Copy}
  13. His Kingdom - (The message of Jesus centered on the “Kingdom of God,” the reign of God that bears little resemblance to the political ways of this age) - {PDF Copy}
  14. Messiah and Spirit - (Jesus is the Messiah, the anointed Son of God, and from the start, his life was dominated by the empowering presence of the Spirit) - {PDF Copy}
  15. Our Sympathetic High Priest - (Jesus qualified as our high priest by participating fully in human sufferings, mortality, and especially, death) - {PDF Copy}
  16. The New High Priest - (The inability of the Levitical system to cleanse sins necessitated the new priesthood inaugurated by God in the death of Jesus) - {PDF Copy}
  17. Jesus Reveals God - (John’s Gospel contrasts Jesus with the old era. Ture light, life and truth are found in Jesus, the only one qualified to interpret the Father) - {PDF Copy}
  18. The Life-Giving Word - (Jesus is the Word made flesh in whom the glory of God is revealed, the same word by which God created all things) - {PDF Copy}
  19. In a Son - (God’s definitive word has been spoken in His Son. All previous words were partial, preparatory, and incomplete) - {PDF Copy}
  20. The Manifest Glory of God - (Ever since the word became flesh, the glory and knowledge of God are found in Jesus by everyone who believes) - {PDF Copy}
  21. Who Is This Man? - (No one recognized who Jesus was except the demons exorcised by him. Only in his sacrificial death can his identity be understood) - {PDF Copy}
  22. The Crucified One Reigns - (The reign of Jesus began with his exaltation to the messianic throne following his death and resurrection – Psalms 110:1) - {PDF Copy}
  23. Revealed on Calvary - (The Son of Man is revealed and comprehended in his sufferings and death for others on a Roman Cross) - {PDF Copy}
  24. God's Mysteries Revealed - (God’s previously hidden mysteries are now revealed in Jesus, especially in his death and resurrection) - {PDF Copy}

  1. Seizing the Kingdom - (Christ’s comment about violence taking the kingdom refers to violent men who attempt to seize the work of God) - {PDF Copy}
  2. Only in Jesus - (Jesus of Nazareth, the Crucified One, is the interpretive key that unlocks the Hebrew scriptures and the book of Revelation) - {PDF Copy}
  3. My Way or His Cross - (To follow Jesus means a life of self-denial, a willingness to suffer persecution for him, and selfless service to others) - {PDF Copy}
  4. Faithful or Saltless Disciples - (Faithful disciples will receive great rewards, but those who harm their weaker brethren risk condemnation in Gehenna) - {PDF Copy}


Suffering Servant

Revolt Against the Son