Jesus

{JESUS OF NAZARETH}

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{MESSIAH}
  1. The Salvation of Yahweh - {PDF Copy} - (The name ‘Jesus’ means “salvation of Yahweh,” for, in him, the salvation promised to ancient Israel has arrived in all its glory)
  2. Who is this Man? - {PDF Copy} - (In Mark, no one recognizes who Jesus is except the demons that he exorcises. Only in his death on a Roman cross is his identity understood)
  3. Kingdom Herald - {PDF Copy} - (Victorious over the Devil and empowered by the Spirit, Jesus appears in Galilee of the Nations and proclaims the Kingdom)
  4. The Suffering Servant - {PDF Copy} - (Unlike Adam, the suffering “Servant of Yahweh” does not grasp at the “likeness of God)
  5. The Son of Abraham - {PDF Copy} - (Jesus is the true “son of Abraham,” the heir of the covenant promises, and the one who implements the inheritance)
  6. The Son of David - {PDF Copy} - (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)
  7. The Son of Man - {PDF Copy} - (The one like a Son of Man from Daniel is the source of Christ’s self-designation as the Son of Man)
  8. The Son of Man has Authority - {PDF Copy} - (Jesus is the Son of Man foreseen by Daniel, the one with absolute authority from Yahweh over the earth)
  9. Seed of Abraham - {PDF Copy} - (Jesus in the true “seed” of Abraham, the heir of the covenant promises, and our inheritance is based on faith in him)
  10. Anointed King and Son - {PDF Copy} - (Jesus is the Messiah, the anointed Son of God. From the start, his life was characterized by the empowering presence of the Spirit)
  11. Who is this Man? - {PDF Copy} - (No one recognized Jesus except the demons cast out by him. Only in his sacrificial death can his identity be understood)
  12. Christ and Caesar - {PDF Copy} - (Satan offered Jesus unlimited political power to achieve his messianic mission if only he acknowledged him as his overlord)
  13. The Faithful High Priest - {PDF Copy} - (Jesus qualified as our high priest by participating fully in human suffering, mortality, and death)
  14. Revolt Against the Son - {PDF Copy} - (In the New Testament, the conspiracy by the earth’s kings to unseat God's Son is applied to the plot to destroy Jesus)
  15. He Baptizes in the Spirit - (At his baptism, the Spirit of God descends on Jesus, equipping him for his messianic mission – He is the one who baptizes in the Spirit) - {PDF Copy}

{WORD REVEALED}
  1. Unlocking Scripture - {PDF Copy} - (Jesus, the Word become flesh, is the interpretive key that opens the Hebrew scriptures and the book of Revelation)
  2. The Living Word - {PDF Copy} - (Jesus is the Word made flesh in whom the glory of God is revealed, the same word by which God created all things)
  3. God Has Spoken! - {PDF Copy} - (God’s definitive word has been spoken in His Son. All previous words were partial, preparatory, and incomplete)
  4. Fulfillment in Him - {PDF Copy} - (The types and shadows of the Hebrew Bible find their fulfillment and substance in the Son, Christ Jesus)
  5. Power and Wisdom - {PDF Copy} - (God's power and wisdom are revealed in the preaching of Christ Crucified)
  6. Upon These Last Days - {PDF Copy} - (The age of fulfillment began with the death, resurrection, and exaltation of the Son of God - Hebrews 1:1-3)
  7. Jesus, the Key - {PDF Copy} - (Jesus is the key that unlocks the Hebrew Scriptures and reveals the nature and redemptive purpose of God)
  8. Grace and Truth - {PDF Copy} - (The fullness, grace, and truth of God are found only in the Word made Flesh, namely, Jesus of Nazareth – John 1:14-18)
  9. Interpreting the Father - {PDF Copy} - (John 1:18 - Jesus alone has seen God face-to-face so he alone is qualified to reveal Him)
  10. The True Tabernacle - {PDF Copy} - (Jesus is the True and Greater Tabernacle in whom the presence and glory of God reside and manifest for all men to behold)
  11. True House of God - {PDF Copy} - (John presents Jesus as the true way of access to God, the Greater Bethel, the “House of God” – John 1:47-50)
  12. The Final Sanctuary - {PDF Copy} - (The Gospel of John presents Jesus himself as the True and Final Temple in which the glory of Yahweh now resides – John 2:13-22)
  13. True Worship - {PDF Copy} - (In Samaria, Jesus revealed that the presence of God no longer is limited to geographic locations or man-made structures)
  14. The True and Greater Temple - {PDF Copy} - (Jesus is the Greater and Final Temple foreshadowed by the ancient Tabernacle and the later Temple of Israel)
  15. Hidden Mysteries Revealed - {PDF Copy} - (All God’s mysteries are revealed in Jesus Christ, especially, in his Death and Resurrection  - Romans 16:25)
  16. The Light of the World - {PDF Copy} - (Jesus is the only true light in the world, a light that shines all the brighter in the darkness, and this light means life for men and women)

{HIS REIGN}
  1. Exaltation of the Son - {PDF Copy} - (Jesus is the Son who is exalted after his suffering and death to become our sovereign and faithful High Priest)
  2. Jesus Reigns - {PDF Copy} - (The reign of Jesus began with his exaltation to the messianic throne after his Death and Resurrection)
  3. The Anointed King and Son of God - {PDF Copy} - (Psalm 2:1-9 Jesus is the promised Messiah, the King who reigns on David’s throne, and the anointed Son of God)
  4. Sovereign over All - {PDF Copy} - (The New Testament applies messianic promises in the Psalms to the present reign of Jesus who possesses all authority)
  5. Transitory Powers - {PDF Copy} - (Only God’s kingdom will prevail and endure. All other political powers are fleeting, already they are passing away)
  6. Reigning from Zion - {PDF Copy} -(Following his resurrection, Jesus began his reign from the messianic throne as prophesied by David)
  7. Christendom? - {PDF Copy- (‘Christendom’ is the attempt to invoke God and Jesus to validate national and political institutions, agendas, and ideologies)
  8. The Kingdom of God - {PDF Copy} - (Jesus proclaimed a new political reality, the Kingdom of God, and it bore little resemblance to the political systems of this world)
  9. Absolute Authority - {PDF Copy} - (At the conclusion of the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus claims absolute authority for his words)

Ebey's Landing Beach looking north, Oct 2021
Ebey's Landing Beach


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