Jesus

{MESSIAH, LORD AND KING}
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{SUFFERING SERVANT}
  1. Call His Name Jesus - {PDF Copy} - (The name ‘Jesus’ means “salvation of Yahweh,” In him, the salvation promised to Israel by Yahweh has arrived – Matthew 1:18-21)
  2. Jesus and Rome - {PDF Copy} - (The name Jesus means more than “savior” - It combines the name of Yahweh with the word “save” or “salvation”)
  3. The Servant of Yahweh - {PDF Copy} - (Unlike Adam, the “Servant of Yahweh” did not grasp at the “likeness of God)
  4. The Son of Abraham - {PDF Copy} - (Jesus in the true “son of Abraham,” the heir of the covenant promises, and the one who receives and implements the inheritance)
  5. The Son of David - {PDF Copy} - (Jesus in the “son of David,” the heir to the Davidic throne, the beloved Son of God, and the “ruler of the kings of the earth)
  6. The Son of Man - {PDF Copy} - (The “one like a Son of Man” from the Book of Daniel is the source for Christ’s self-designation, the “Son of Man  Daniel 7:13-14)
  7. The Anointed King and Son of God - {PDF Copy} - (Psalm 2:1-9Jesus is the promised Messiah, the King who reigns on David’s throne, and the anointed Son of God)
  8. Who is this Man? - {PDF Copy} - (Mark 4:41During his ministry, no one recognized Jesus except the demons cast out by him. Only in his sacrificial death can his identity and messiahship be understood)
  9. Jesus Refused Political Power - {PDF Copy} - (Matthew 4:1-10Satan offered Jesus unlimited political power to achieve his messianic calling. This Jesus refused. Instead, he submitted to the way of the cross)
  10. The Suffering Son of Man in the Gospel of Mark - {PDF Copy} - (In the gospel of Mark, the Son of Man is revealed only in his sufferings and death on a Roman Cross)
  11. His Suffering and Death - {PDF Copy} - (Mark 8:31 - To be the Messiah of Israel means suffering and death, though he is the promised Messiah and Lord over all things)
  12. Jesus and the Centurion - {PDF Copy} - (Only in his sacrificial death can the identity of Jesus and the nature of his messiahship be understood)
  13. The Faithful High Priest - {PDF Copy} - (The priesthood of the Son is valid and trustworthy because he was a genuine human being who died the same death as all men and women - Hebrews 2:5-18)
  14. Priest Forever - {PDF Copy} - (The priesthood of Jesus is superior because it rests on his endless resurrection life, the priest after the order of Melchizedek)
  15. Why do the Nations Rage? - {PDF Copy} - (In the New Testament, the conspiracy of the kings of the earth to destroy the Son are applied to the plot to slay Jesus)
{LORD OF ALL}
  1. The Supremacy of the Son - {PDF Copy} - (The “word” spoken in the Son is the full revelation of God that takes precedence over all preceding prophetic “words”Hebrews 1:1-2:4)
  2. The Son Surpasses even Moses - {PDF Copy} - (The “word” of the Son is superior even to the “word” of Moses, the “servant” in the house of Yahweh Hebrews 3:1-6)
  3. All Authority is given to me - {PDF Copy} - (The New Testament applies Psalm 110:1 to the present reign of Jesus. Already he possesses all authority – Matthew 28:18)
{THE WORD REVEALED}
  1. Fulfillment in Jesus - {PDF Copy} - (The types and “shadows” of the Hebrew Bible find their fulfillment and substance in the Son, Christ Jesus)
  2. The Word Made Flesh - {PDF Copy} - (Jesus is the “word made flesh” and the true tabernacle in whom the glory of God is revealed and now resides  John 1:14)
  3. The Power and Wisdom of God - Christ Crucified - {PDF Copy} - (The Power and Wisdom of God are revealed in Christ Crucified, not in great miraculous displays, political or economic might)
  4. The Final Word in the Son - {PDF Copy} - (Hebrews 1:1The authoritative finished “word” has been “spoken” in the Son - All previous “words” were preparatory and partial)
  5. Jesus, the Key - {PDF Copy} - (Jesus is the key that unlocks the mysteries of God and reveals the Father)
  6. Full of Grace and Truth - {PDF Copy} - (John 1:14-18The Fullness and Grace of God are found only in the “Word made Flesh,” Jesus)
  7. Jesus Reveals the Father - {PDF Copy} - (John 1:18 - Jesus alone has seen God face-to-face so he alone is qualified to reveal Him)
  8. The True and Greater Tabernacle - {PDF Copy} - (The Gospel of John presents Jesus as the True Tabernacle in whom the glory of God resides – John 1:14)
  9. The True House of God - Jesus - {PDF Copy} - (The Gospel of John presents Jesus as the true way of access to God, the Greater Bethel, The “House of God” – John 1:47-50)
  10. The True Temple - Jesus - {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)
  11. The True Place of Worship - {PDF Copy} - (To the Samaritan woman, Jesus revealed that the presence of God is no longer limited to specific locations or man-made structures – John 4:20-24)
  12. The Real Tabernacle and the True Temple - Jesus - {PDF Copy} - (Jesus is the Greater and Final Temple foreshadowed by the ancient Tabernacle and the later Temple of Israel)
  13. The Mysteries of God are Revealed in Jesus - {PDF Copy} - (All God’s mysteries are revealed in Jesus Christ, especially, in his Death and Resurrection  - Romans 16:25)
  14. Jesus is the Light of the World - Period! - {PDF Copy} - (Contrary to the claims of many voices, Jesus is the only true “light of the world,” not any nation, a system of government, or political ideology  - Romans 16:25)
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