The Messiah’s mission is deeper and wider than ever imagined.
The key to humility is embracing Christ’s supremacy. John 3:22-36 Two necessities in the Messianic age 1) John Must Decrease (22-30) 2) Jesus must increase (31-36)
Two life or death questions you must answer before you die: (1) do I have a new heart? (2) do I know God’s Son? John 3:1-21 ) Your Greatest Need: the New Birth (3:1-15) ) The Greatest Gift: God’s Son (3:16-18a) ) Your Greatest Nightmare: Everlasting Condemnation (3:18b-21)
Jesus’ clash with religious authorities at the temple asks all of us the question: Who is Lord?
By turning water into celebratory wine, Jesus revealed the extravagant grace of a glorious Savior. There are two layers of significance to this passage: 1) The way Jesus transformed the situation (1–10) 2) The way Jesus displayed His glory (11)
John 1:35-51 Six glimpses of the glory of Christ 1) The superiority of Christ (35-37) 2) The sacrifice of Christ (36) 3) The accessibility of Christ (38-39) 4) The assertiveness of Christ (40-43) 5) The omniscience of Christ (44-49) 6) The revelation of Christ (50-51)
We must believe John’s testimony that Jesus is the Christ. John 1:19-34 Two identities clarified 1) John is not the Christ (19-28) 2) Jesus is the Christ (29-34)
God became human in Jesus to make peace by His death. Colossians 1:19-20 Two things you must get in order to understand and appreciate the Christmas Story 1)The reality of the incarnation (19) 2)The purpose of the incarnation (20)
Trust in the God-Man, Jesus Christ, the only way to know God
God’s witness to Jesus, the true Light, renders neutrality to Him an impossibility.