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  1. 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}
  2. 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}
  3. Son of David - (Jesus is the “son of David,” the heir to the Davidic throne, the beloved Son of God, and the “ruler of the kings of the earth) - {PDF Copy}
  4. The Suffering Servant - (Unlike Adam, the Son of God did not attempt to grasp the likeness of God. Instead, he chose the way of the suffering servant of Yahweh) - {PDF Copy}
  5. 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}
  6. 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}
  7. 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}
  8. He Humbled Himself - (Christ’s submission to an unjust death is the paradigm for Christian love and service that disciples must emulate) - {PDF Copy}
  9. 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}
  10. 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}
  11. Our Sympathetic High Priest - (Jesus qualified as our high priest by participating fully in human sufferings, mortality, and especially, death) - {PDF Copy}
  12. Jesus Reveals God - (The fullness and truth of God are unveiled in the Word made Flesh, namely, Jesus of Nazareth, the crucified Messiah – John 1:14-18) - {PDF Copy}
  13. 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}
  14. In a Son - (God’s definitive word has been spoken in His Son. All previous words were partial, preparatory, and incomplete) - {PDF Copy}
  15. Christ and Caesar - (Satan offered Jesus unlimited political power to achieve his messianic mission if only he acknowledged him as his overlord) - {PDF Copy}
  16. 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}
  17. 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}

  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}
Penn Cove early morning
Penn Cove early morning


Revolt Against the Son

Suffering Servant