Jesus

{THE MESSIAH}
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  1. The Power and Wisdom of God - Christ Crucified - (The Power and Wisdom of God are revealed in Christ Crucified, not in great miraculous displays, political or economic might) - {PDF Copy}
  2. The Name of 'Jesus' - (The name 'Jesus' is equivalent to 'Joshua' and means "Yahweh saves" or "Salvation of Yahweh") - {PDF Copy}
  3. The Incommunicable Name - Yahweh - (The article by Joseph B. Rotherham on the Hebrew name of God, Yahweh) - {PDF Copy}
  4. Why do the Nations Rage? - {PDF Copy} - (Psalm 2:1-9 - The war against the Messiah by the rulers of the nations occurred in the plot to execute Jesus, according to the New Testament)
  5. The Identity of Jesus - Calvary - (Jesus cannot be understood apart from his self-sacrificial death on the Cross) - {PDF Copy}
  6. The Humanity and Priesthood of Jesus - (Hebrews 2:5-18 - Christ's priestly role and qualifications) - {PDF Copy}
  7. A Priest Forever - (The priesthood of Jesus is superior because it rests on his endless resurrection life, the priest after the order of Melchizedek) - {PDF Copy}
  8. Anointed King and Son of God - (Jesus is the promised Messiah, the King who reigns on David’s throne, and the anointed Son of God Psalm 2:1-9) - {PDF Copy}
  9. Let This Mind Be in You - (Philippians 2:5-11 - This passage is about emulating the self-giving obedience of Jesus manifested in his death on the cross) - {PDF Copy}
  10. Lion or Lamb? - Preaching Another Jesus - (Is the messianic role of Jesus fulfilled as a roaring predatory lion or the sacrificial Lamb? ) - {PDF Copy}
  11. Jesus Refused Political Power - (He rejected Satan's offer of political power and chose, instead, the way of the Suffering Servant) - {PDF Copy}
  12. Jesus is the Light of the World, Period! - (Jesus is the “light of the world,” not any nation, a system of government or political ideology) - {PDF Copy}
  13. Lamb and Messiah - (In the book of Revelation, Jesus began his Messianic Reign following his Death and Resurrection – Revelation 5:6-10) - {PDF Copy}
{HIS DEATH AND RESURRECTION}
  1. His Suffering and Death - (Mark 8:31 - To be the Messiah of Israel means suffering and death, though he is the promised Messiah and Lord over all things) - {PDF Copy}
  2. The Exaltation of the Lamb - (In Revelation, the exaltation and sovereignty of Jesus are based on his past Death and Resurrection) - {PDF Copy}
  3. The Suffering Son of Man in Mark - (Mark 15:39 - In Mark's Gospel, Jesus is recognized by a human as God's Son only at the moment of his death) - {PDF Copy}
  4. Lion or Lamb? - Preaching a Different Jesus - (Is the messianic role of Jesus fulfilled as a roaring predatory lion or a sacrificial Lamb? ) - {PDF Copy}
{FULFILLMENT IN JESUS}
  1. Fulfillment Theology - In Jesus - (The promises to Abraham and to his "seed" find their fulfillment in Jesus) - {PDF Copy}
  2. Jesus, Full of Grace and Truth - (The Fullness and Grace of God are found only in the “Word made Flesh,” Jesus) - {PDF Copy}
  3. Jesus Reveals the Father - {PDF Copy} - (John 1:18 - No man has seen God at any time; the only-born Son who is in the bosom of the Father, he interpreted”)
  4. Jesus, the True Tabernacle - {PDF Copy} - (John 1:14 - The Prologue to the Gospel of John presents Jesus as the True Tabernacle in whom the glory of God is revealed and resides)
  5. Jesus, the True Sanctuary - {PDF Copy} - (John 2:13-22 - The Gospel of John presents Jesus as the True and Final Temple in which the presence of God dwells)
  6. Jesus, the Place of True Worship - {PDF Copy} - (John 4:20-24 - Jesus is the Greater, True and Final Temple foreshadowed by the Tabernacle and the Temple constructed by ancient Israel)
  7. Jesus, the True and Greater Temple - {PDF Copy} - (Jesus is the Greater, True and Final Temple foreshadowed by the Tabernacle and the Temple constructed by ancient Israel)
  8. Jesus, the True House of God - {PDF Copy} - (The Gospel of John presents Jesus as the true way of access to God and the Greater Bethel, the “House of God”)
  9. The Word of the Son is Superior to the Word of Angels - (Hebrews 1:5-2:4 - The word spoken in the Son is vastly superior to the word given through angels at Mount Sinai) - {PDF Copy}
  10. The Word of the Son Surpasses that of Moses - (Hebrews 3:1-6 - As excellent as Moses was, the word of the Son surpasses even his word) - {PDF Copy}
  11. Shadow or Substance - {PDF Copy} - (The substance foreshadowed in the Mosaic legislation is found in Jesus; his priesthood, covenant, and sacrifice)
  12. ALL God's Mysteries Revealed in Jesus - (Romans 16:25 - All God's mysteries are revealed in Jesus) - {PDF Copy}
  13. The Word of the Son - {PDF Copy} - (Hebrews 1:1-3 - God’s final complete “word” has been “spoken” in His Son. All previous “words” were partial, preparatory, and incomplete)
  14. The True Seed of Abraham - Faith not DNA - (Jesus is the true "seed" of Abraham and those with faith in him are Abraham's children) - {PDF Copy}
  15. Jesus - The Fulfillment of the Law and the Prophets - (Matthew 5:17 - The Old Testament revelation finds its fulfillment in Jesus) - {PDF Copy}
  16. Blessings to the Nations in Jesus - (The Abrahamic promise of blessing to the nations finds fulfillment in Jesus and his covenant community) - {PDF Copy}
{EXALTATION AND REIGN}
  1. The Supremacy of the Son - (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) - {PDF Copy}
  2. The Exaltation of Jesus in the Book of Hebrews - (An outline of the exaltation of Jesus and changes in his status as a result of his death) - {PDF Copy}
  3. All Authority is Given to Me - (Matthew 28:18 - Jesus was given all authority in Heaven and on the Earth following his resurrection) - {PDF Copy}
  4. Jesus Reigns on David's Throne - (The New Testament applies the promises of a Davidic king to Christ's present reign) - {PDF Copy}
  5. Jesus Reigns Now - (Paul's application of Psalm 110:1 to the present reign of Jesus) - {PDF Copy}
  6. Jesus, the Lord of the Sabbath - (Mark 2:23-3:6 - Paul's application of Psalm 110:1) - {PDF Copy}
  7. The Ruler of the Kings of the Earth - (Revelation 1:4-6 - Jesus is declared the "Ruler of the Kings of the Earth" due to his death and resurrection) - {PDF Copy}
  8. The Redemption of the Nations - (The nations and the kings of the earth are found in New Jerusalem because of the redemptive work of the Lamb) - {PDF Copy}
  9. The Messianic Reign in Revelation - (Revelation assures beleaguered Christians that Jesus reigns and is in firm control of history) - {PDF Copy}
  10. Jesus Reigns Over All - No Exceptions! - {PDF Copy} - (Since his Resurrection, Jesus has been God's only and absolute ruler over the Cosmos)
  11. Kingdom of God or Christendom? - {PDF Copy} - (The deception of ‘Christendom’ is an attempt to domesticate the Jesus of scripture so he may be used to validate national institutions, ideologies, and values often more antichrist than Christian)
Calvary - Courtesy of Unsplash.com
Calvary - Courtesy of Unsplash.com

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