Jesus

{THE SON OF GOD}

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{MESSIAH}
  1. 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}
  2. The True Lamb - (Jesus is the slain Lamb who redeems men, but both the Beast and the False Prophet mimic him to deceive humanity) - {PDF Copy}
  3. The Incommunicable Name - (The Incommunicable Name of God, its meaning and significance, according to Joseph Bryant Rotherham) - {PDF Copy}
  4. His Name is Jesus! - (The name ‘Jesus’ means ‘salvation of Yahweh.’ In the man from Nazareth, the salvation promised to Israel arrived in all its glory) - {PDF Copy}
  5. Why Do the Nations Rage? - {PDF Copy} - (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)
  6. Servant or Caesar? - (Satan offered Jesus unlimited political power to achieve his messianic mission if only he acknowledged the Devil as his overlord) - {PDF Copy}
  7. The Shepherd King - {PDF Copy} - (The Lamb’s reign commenced with his death and resurrection, and since then, he has been shepherding the nations toward New Jerusalem)
  8. The Exalted Lamb - (The sovereignty of Jesus is based on his death and resurrection, the immovable foundation of his present reign in the Book of Revelation) - {PDF Copy}
  9. The Son of Man - {PDF Copy} - (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)
  10. Grace and Truth - (The fullness, grace, and truth of God are found only in the Word made Flesh, namely, Jesus of Nazareth) - {PDF Copy}
  11. God has Spoken! - (God is speaking His definitive word in His Son. All previous words spoken in the prophets were preparatory, promissory, and partial) - {PDF Copy}
  12. These Last Days - (The era of the Levitical priesthood terminated with the arrival of the word in God’s Son, Jesus Christ, our High Priest forevermore) - {PDF Copy}
  13. The Glory of God - (Ever since the Word became flesh, the Divine Glory has been manifested in Jesus of Nazareth and all who follow him behold it – John 1:14) - {PDF Copy}
  14. The Life-Giving Spirit - (Jesus dispenses the Life-Giving Spirit without which there is no enduring life. His words are spirit, and they are life) - {PDF Copy}

{EXALTATION AND REIGN}
  1. Whomever HE Pleases! - (Yahweh, the God of Israel, changes the times and seasons, removes kings, and sets up kings as He to achieve His purposes) - {PDF Copy}
  2. His Present Reign - (The PRESENT reign of Jesus began with his exaltation to the messianic Throne following his death and resurrection – Psalms 110:1) - {PDF Copy}
  3. Ruler of Kings - (The Faithful Witness now reigns supreme over the Kings of the Earth, and he is shepherding the nations) - {PDF Copy}
  4. Jesus Reigns Over All Things - {PDF Copy} - (Jesus received the complete authority from his Father to reign over the Cosmos. Only his kingdom will endure)

{OLIVET DISCOURSE}
  1. The Fruitless Temple - {PDF Copy} - (The cursing of the barren fig tree by Jesus symbolized the coming destruction of the Temple and the fruitlessness of Israel - Mark 11:12-26)
  2. The Desolate Temple - {PDF Copy} - (When he left the Temple for the last time, Jesus pronounced its coming desolation to his opponents, the Pharisees)
  3. "This Generation" - {PDF Copy} - (The generation contemporary with Jesus witnessed the events predicted by him that culminated in the Temple’s destruction – Mark 13:28-31)
  4. In the Temple - {PDF Copy} - (Jesus gave his last discourse on Olivet following his final and symbolic departure from the Temple – Mark 12:41-13:4)
  5. The Geographic Scope - {PDF Copy} - (The Olivet Discourse presents two key events linked to different geographic contexts, one regional, the other global)
  6. Deceivers and Catastrophes - {PDF Copy} - (Jesus warns us of coming deceivers who will mislead many and disseminate false information about the future and his return)
  7. Normalcy or Chaos? - {PDF Copy} - (Just as unprepared men were destroyed by the Flood, so unrepentant men and apostates will be overtaken by destruction when Jesus arrives)
  8. The End Is Not Yet - {PDF Copy} - (Instead of calculating times and seasons, followers of Jesus must always be prepared for his sudden and unexpected arrival)
  9. His Repeated Warning - {PDF Copy} - (Jesus stressed critical information that is vital for his disciples if they wish to avoid deception by false prophets and other deceivers)
  10. The Definitive Sign - {PDF Copy} - (According to Jesus, the End will not come until this Gospel of the Kingdom of God is proclaimed to all nations – Matthew 24:14)
  11. The Abomination of Desolation - {PDF Copy} - (When disciples see the Abomination of Desolation standing where it ought not, they must flee Jerusalem without delay)
  12. Coming on the Clouds - {PDF Copy} - (The whole earth will witness the “Son of Man” arriving on the clouds to gather his “elect)
  13. The Final Season? - (Because the timing of the end is known only to God, the disciples of Jesus must be prepared every moment for his sudden arrival) - {PDF Copy}
  14. Discerning Times and Seasons - {PDF Copy} - (Jesus did not command his disciples to know all the signs and seasons of his return - It is not for them to know times and seasons – Acts 1:7)


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