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.
Knowing Jesus Christ as God and Creator is essential to understanding and treasuring the gospel. John 1:1-5 Two descriptions of the identity and majesty of Jesus Christ 1) The Word as God in Pre-incarnate Glory (1-2) 2) The Word as Agent in Creation and the New Creation (3-5)
To resist the enemy and advance the Gospel into the world we must rely on the Lord’s power and divine resorces. Ephesians 6:10-24 How does the church stand firm in the midst of spiritual warfare? 1)Respect the reality of the church’s conflict (10-13) 2)Recognize the adequacy of the church’s resources (14-17) 3)Realize the effectiveness of…
The Lordship of Christ should motivate how we think and act in our respective roles