Messiah

{CRUCIFIED MESSIAH}

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{MESSIAH OF ISRAEL}
  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 Son of Abraham - (Jesus is the true son of Abraham and the heir of the promises. He is the one who confirms and implements the inheritance for his people) - {PDF Copy}
  3. His Name is Jesus! - (The name ‘Jesus’ means ‘Yahweh saves.’ In the Nazarene, the salvation promised to Israel has arrived in all its glory) - {PDF Copy}
  4. Servant and King - (Following his baptism in the Jordan, the voice from heaven identified Jesus as the Son of God and the Servant of Yahweh) - {PDF Copy}
  5. You are My Son! - (Having achieved the purification of sins, Jesus inherited a more distinguished name than the angels, being, in fact, the messianic Son) - {PDF Copy}
  6. The Son of Man - (The one like a Son of Man in Daniel’s vision is the source of Christ’s self-designation as the Son of Man authorized to rule the Kingdom) - {PDF Copy}
  7. Starting from the Cross - (Jesus is the Messiah whose reign began on the Cross, and who fulfilled his mission as the Servant of the LORD) - {PDF Copy}
  8. Calvary or Rome? - (Satan offered Jesus unlimited political power for his messianic mission if only he accepted the Devil as his overlord) - {PDF Copy}
  9. His Priestly Kingdom - (Disciples reign with Jesus by fulfilling their role as priestly kings who mediate His light to the world) - {PDF Copy}
  10. Why Do the Nations Rage? - (The conspiracy by the earth’s kings to unseat God’s Son is applied by the New Testament to the plot to destroy Jesus – Psalm 2:1-6) - {PDF Copy}
  11. Son and Servant - (Jesus is the son of David and heir to the Messianic Throne, the beloved Son of God, and the Suffering Servant of Yahweh) - {PDF Copy}
  12. Sovereign over All - (Messianic promises from the Psalms are applied to the PRESENT reign of Jesus who possesses all authority in Heaven and on Earth) -{PDF Copy}
  13. Raised from the Dead - (Paul anchored all that God has done in the resurrection of Jesus, which also inaugurated the Messianic Age - Galatians 1:1-5) - {PDF Copy}
  14. Preaching Another Jesus - (Is Jesus still the Messiah who died on Calvary to save the world, or has he become a roaring Lion hellbent on taking vengeance on his enemies?) - {PDF Copy}
  15. He Humbled Himself - (Disciples are summoned to adopt the same mind that Jesus had when he poured out his life unto death for others – Philippians 2:5-11) - {PDF Copy}
  16. His Kingdom - (Jesus proclaimed a new political reality, the Kingdom of God, one that bears little resemblance to the political systems of this age) - {PDF Copy}
  17. The Anointed One - (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}
  18. Our Sympathetic High Priest - (Jesus qualified as our high priest by participating fully in human sufferings, mortality, and especially, death) - {PDF Copy}
  19. High Priest Forever - (The inability of the Levitical system to cleanse sins necessitated the new priesthood inaugurated by the death and resurrection of Jesus) - {PDF Copy}
  20. Becoming His Disciple - (No one recognized who Jesus was except the demons that he exorcised. Only in his death on a Roman cross did someone begin to perceive his identity) - {PDF Copy}
  21. The Crucified One Reigns - (The present reign of Jesus began with his exaltation to the Messianic Throne following his death and resurrection – Psalms 110:1) - {PDF Copy}
  22. Calvary - (The Son of Man is revealed and comprehended in his sufferings and self-sacrificial death for others, including his enemies) - {PDF Copy}
  23. Power and Wisdom - (The power and wisdom of God are found in the proclamation of a Christ who was crucified on a Roman cross) - {PDF Copy}
  24. Identified by Resurrection - (Paul introduces his ministry to the Assembly in Rome and begins his exposition of the Gospel by identifying Christ’s qualifications as Messiah) - {PDF Copy}

{THE WORD MADE FLESH}
  1. 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}
  2. 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}
  3. Manifest Glory of God - (Ever since the Word became flesh, the glory of God is manifested in Jesus of Nazareth and beheld by everyone who believes on him – John 1:14) - {PDF Copy}
  4. Grace and Truth - (The fullness, grace, and truth of God are found only in the Word made Flesh, namely, Jesus of Nazareth – John 1:14-18) - {PDF Copy}
  5. The True Temple - (Jesus is the True and Final Sanctuary where the glory of Yahweh dwells, the substance foreshadowed by the old Temple – John 2:13-22) - {PDF Copy}
  6. God is Speaking - (God has spoken His definitive word in His Son. All previous words given by the prophets were preparatory, promissory, and partial) - {PDF Copy}
  7. God's Mysteries Revealed - (God’s previously hidden mysteries are now revealed in Jesus, especially in his death and resurrection) - {PDF Copy}
  8. The Ultimate Revelation - (Jesus is the interpretive key that unlocks the Hebrew Scriptures, Bible prophecy, and the nature of God for his disciples) - {PDF Copy}

{HIS TEACHINGS}
  1. Seizing the Kingdom - (Christ’s comment about violence taking the kingdom refers to violent men who attempt to seize and destroy the work of God – Matthew 11:12) - {PDF Copy}
  2. My Way or His Cross - (To follow Jesus necessitates a life of self-denial, a willingness to suffer persecution for him, and to selflessly serve others) - {PDF Copy}
  3. Faithful or Saltless? - (Faithful disciples will receive great rewards, but those who harm their weaker brethren risk condemnation in Gehenna) - {PDF Copy}
  4. To the Ends of the Earth - (The Gospel of the Kingdom of God announced by Jesus is a message of life for men and women of every nation and people) - {PDF Copy}
  5. To Follow Jesus - (The Messiah of Israel submitted to the way of the Cross and summoned his disciples to follow his example in their lives) - {PDF Copy}


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