2009.12.13 The Deity Of Christ Part 1Presentation Transcript
The Deity of Christ The Incarnation
“ Incarnation” 1. God becomes _______ . man
John 1:14 The Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us. We have seen his glory, the glory of the One and Only, who came from the Father, full of grace and truth.
2. __________ of Jesus. Divinity
Colossians. 1:19 Because all the fullness was pleased to dwell in Him. (John 20:28; Titus 2:13)
3. Taking the ________ of God. name
Exodus 3:14 God said to Moses, "I AM WHO I AM. This is what you are to say to the Israelites: 'I AM has sent me to you.'"
John 8:12 When Jesus spoke again to the people, he said, "I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life." (John 10:30; 12:44-45; 14:9)
4. The assertion of the New Testament is that Jesus was ______. God
John 6:51 I am the living bread that came down from heaven. If anyone eats of this bread, he will live forever. This bread is my flesh, which I will give for the life of the world." (John 8:58; 10:7,11; 11:25; 14:6; 15:1)
The preexistence of Jesus John 1:1-2 In the beginning was the Word; and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was with God in the beginning” (John1:15; 8:58; 17:5; Phil 2: 5-11)
5. Jesus realized accomplishments and claimed authority ascribed to his divinity.
He _________ sins. forgave
Matthew 9:6 But so that you may know that the Son of Man has authority on earth to forgive sins...." Then he said to the paralytic, "Get up, take your mat and go home."
Sent others to do His bidding claiming all ___________ . authority
Matthew 28:18-19 Jesus ...said, "All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. 19 Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit,
He is the only way to ________ life, a status held by deity alone. eternal
John 3:36 Whoever believes in the Son has eternal life, but whoever rejects the Son will not see life, for God's wrath remains on him." (John 14:6; Acts 4:12; Rom. 10:9)
Worthy of honor and worship due Only to _______. Deity
John 5:23 that all may honor the Son just as they honor the Father. He who does not honor the Son does not honor the Father, who sent him. (Heb. 1:6; Phil. 2:10-11; Rev. 5:12)
He is the _______ of creation. agent
John 1:3 Through him all things were made; without him nothing was made that has been made.
Mediator of ____________. providence
Colossians 1:17 He is before all things, and in him all things hold together. (Heb. 1:3)
He ________ the dead. raised
John 11:43 When he had said this, Jesus called in a loud voice, "Lazarus, come out!" The dead man came out, his hands and feet wrapped with strips of linen, and a cloth around his face. Jesus said to them, "Take off the grave clothes and let him go."
Other deeds: (John 9:6-7; Mark 5:13) to judgment or to life (Matt. 25:31-32; John 5:27-29)
6. _______ ascribed to Jesus provide conclusive evidence for the New Testament’s estimate of His person as God. Titles
Lord of _______. Glory
1 Corinthians 2:7-8 No, we speak of God's secret wisdom, a wisdom that has been hidden and that God destined for our glory before time began. 8 None of the rulers of this age understood it, for if they had, they would not have crucified the Lord of glory.
“ Who is _____________ . . . ” God over all
Romans 9:5 Theirs are the patriarchs, and from them is traced the human ancestry of Christ, who is God over all, forever praised! Amen.
Philippians 2:11 1 Timothy 6:15 Hebebrews 12:24 John 1:18; 20:28 Acts 20:28 Romans 9:5 2 Thessalonians 1:12 Titus 2:13 Hebrews 1:8 2 Petet 1:1 1 John 5:20 For further study:
The mystery of the incarnation: Jesus, God incarnate, was one Person in two natures—fully divine and fully human. Mark 15:39 “ Truly this man was the Son of God.”