0
Jesus Christ
Focal Points:•Who the Bible says Jesus is.•Jesus Christ is no myth.•Jesus Christ was born to save us from our sins.
Who do you consider the mostsignificant people of our nation‟shistory? What have they done tobetter our world? How have th...
It will take a different sort ofperson to save us from the evilthat has come into the worldbecause of sin.We need a true S...
No man can redeem the life of anotheror give to God a ransom for him—the ransom for a life is costly,no payment is ever en...
God needed to provide a Saviorfor us, because we couldn‟t saveeven ourselves, let alone otherpeople.God Provides
This is how the birth of Jesus the Messiahcame about: His mother Mary was pledgedto be married to Joseph, but before theyc...
But after he had considered this, an angel of theLord appeared to him in a dream and said, “Josephson of David, do not be ...
All this took place to fulfill what the Lordhad said through the prophet: “The virginwill conceive and give birth to a son...
What do you find incredible about thischild? Jesus was not going to be anordinary child. He had a great destinyto fulfill....
Who does the Bible sayJesus is?
[Jesus Christ] is God over all, forever praised!Romans 9:5
There is one God, and one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus.1 Timothy 2:5
Jesus is bothGod and man.
This all sounds too hard tobelieve, but look at thefollowing passages…Myth or Fact?
In the sixth month of Elizabeth‟s pregnancy,God sent the angel Gabriel to Nazareth, atown in Galilee, to a virgin pledged ...
Mary was greatly troubled at his words andwondered what kind of greeting this might be. Butthe angel said to her, “Do not ...
“How will this be,” Mary asked the angel, “since Iam a virgin?”The angel answered, “The Holy Spirit will come onyou, and t...
The birth of Jesus is almost too much to comprehend. But that‟s OK. I don‟t need to understand it to know that it happened...
In order for Jesus to save us, he had tobe one of us but he also had to be God.He had to be God because only God isable to...
Jesus, full of the Holy Spirit, left theJordan and was led by the Spirit intothe wilderness, where for forty days hewas te...
The devil said to him, “If you arethe Son of God, tell this stone tobecome bread.”Jesus answered, “It is written: „Manshal...
The devil led him up to a high place and showedhim in an instant all the kingdoms of theworld. And he said to him, “I will...
The devil led him to Jerusalem and had him standon the highest point of the temple. “If you are theSon of God,” he said, “...
When the devil had finished all thistempting, he left him until anopportune time.Luke 4:1-13
How does knowing that Jesus faced theDevil and won, give you hope? Whenyou pray to Jesus, he understands whatyou are going...
We have one (Jesus) who has been tempted in every way, just as we are—yet was without sin.Hebrews 4:15
Next let‟s look at how Jesusgave a glimpse of hismagnificent power:
Luke 8:22-25
One day Jesus said to his disciples, “Let usgo over to the other side of the lake.” Sothey got into a boat and set out. As...
The disciples went and woke him, saying, “Master,Master, we‟re going to drown!”He got up and rebuked the wind and the ragi...
In fear and amazement they askedone another, “Who is this? Hecommands even the winds and thewater, and they obey him.”Luke...
For what purpose didJesus use his power?
Luke 5:18-26
One day as he was teaching, Phariseesand teachers of the law, who had comefrom every village of Galilee and fromJudea and ...
When they could not find a way to dothis because of the crowd, they went upon the roof and lowered him on his matthrough t...
“Friend, your sins are forgiven.”Luke 5:18-26
The Pharisees and the teachers of thelaw began thinking to themselves,“Who is this fellow who speaksblasphemy? Who can for...
“Which is easier: to say, „Your sins areforgiven,‟ or to say, „Get up andwalk‟? But that you may know that theSon of Man h...
Immediately he stood up in front ofthem, took what he had been lying onand went home praising God. Everyonewas amazed and ...
So answer Jesus question: Whichone is more significant: that Jesuscan heal and calm storms, or that heforgives sins?Answer...
Only God himself can forgive sins,because every sin is a sin againstGod. Because Jesus is God, he isable to forgive sins.J...
So in summary…
Jesus Christ was delivered over to death for our sins, and raised to life for our justification.Romans 4:25Justification =...
Who is Jesus?
Who is Jesus?
Who is Jesus?
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×

Who is Jesus?

253

Published on

Published in: Spiritual
0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total Views
253
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
0
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
10
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Transcript of "Who is Jesus?"

  1. 1. Jesus Christ
  2. 2. Focal Points:•Who the Bible says Jesus is.•Jesus Christ is no myth.•Jesus Christ was born to save us from our sins.
  3. 3. Who do you consider the mostsignificant people of our nation‟shistory? What have they done tobetter our world? How have theyfallen short of truly making ourworld better?Who’s who
  4. 4. It will take a different sort ofperson to save us from the evilthat has come into the worldbecause of sin.We need a true Savior
  5. 5. No man can redeem the life of anotheror give to God a ransom for him—the ransom for a life is costly,no payment is ever enough—that he should live on foreverand not see decay.Psalm 49:7-8
  6. 6. God needed to provide a Saviorfor us, because we couldn‟t saveeven ourselves, let alone otherpeople.God Provides
  7. 7. This is how the birth of Jesus the Messiahcame about: His mother Mary was pledgedto be married to Joseph, but before theycame together, she was found to be pregnantthrough the Holy Spirit. Because Joseph herhusband was faithful to the law, and yet didnot want to expose her to public disgrace, hehad in mind to divorce her quietly.Messiah = SaviorMatthew 1:18-23
  8. 8. But after he had considered this, an angel of theLord appeared to him in a dream and said, “Josephson of David, do not be afraid to take Mary homeas your wife, because what is conceived in her isfrom the Holy Spirit. She will give birth to a son,and you are to give him the name Jesus, because hewill save his people from their sins.”Matthew 1:18-23
  9. 9. All this took place to fulfill what the Lordhad said through the prophet: “The virginwill conceive and give birth to a son, andthey will call him Immanuel (which means“God with us”).Matthew 1:18-23
  10. 10. What do you find incredible about thischild? Jesus was not going to be anordinary child. He had a great destinyto fulfill. He was going to save theworld from its sins.Jesus means “he saves”
  11. 11. Who does the Bible sayJesus is?
  12. 12. [Jesus Christ] is God over all, forever praised!Romans 9:5
  13. 13. There is one God, and one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus.1 Timothy 2:5
  14. 14. Jesus is bothGod and man.
  15. 15. This all sounds too hard tobelieve, but look at thefollowing passages…Myth or Fact?
  16. 16. In the sixth month of Elizabeth‟s pregnancy,God sent the angel Gabriel to Nazareth, atown in Galilee, to a virgin pledged to bemarried to a man named Joseph, adescendant of David. The virgin‟s name wasMary. The angel went to her and said,“Greetings, you who are highly favored! TheLord is with you.”Luke 1:26-33
  17. 17. Mary was greatly troubled at his words andwondered what kind of greeting this might be. Butthe angel said to her, “Do not be afraid, Mary; youhave found favor with God. You will conceive andgive birth to a son, and you are to call himJesus. He will be great and will be called the Sonof the Most High. The Lord God will give him thethrone of his father David, and he will reign overJacob‟s descendants forever; his kingdom willnever end.”Luke 1:26-33
  18. 18. “How will this be,” Mary asked the angel, “since Iam a virgin?”The angel answered, “The Holy Spirit will come onyou, and the power of the Most High willovershadow you. So the holy one to be born will becalled the Son of God.”Luke 1:33-35
  19. 19. The birth of Jesus is almost too much to comprehend. But that‟s OK. I don‟t need to understand it to know that it happened. God provides us with the truth.
  20. 20. In order for Jesus to save us, he had tobe one of us but he also had to be God.He had to be God because only God isable to live a perfect life and then havehis death count for all people. Let‟slook at how Jesus saved us:
  21. 21. Jesus, full of the Holy Spirit, left theJordan and was led by the Spirit intothe wilderness, where for forty days hewas tempted by the devil. He atenothing during those days, and at theend of them he was hungry.Luke 4:1-13
  22. 22. The devil said to him, “If you arethe Son of God, tell this stone tobecome bread.”Jesus answered, “It is written: „Manshall not live on bread alone.‟”Luke 4:1-13
  23. 23. The devil led him up to a high place and showedhim in an instant all the kingdoms of theworld. And he said to him, “I will give you all theirauthority and splendor; it has been given to me, andI can give it to anyone I want to. If you worshipme, it will all be yours.”Jesus answered, “It is written: „Worship the Lordyour God and serve him only.‟”Luke 4:1-13
  24. 24. The devil led him to Jerusalem and had him standon the highest point of the temple. “If you are theSon of God,” he said, “throw yourself down fromhere. For it is written:“„He will command his angels concerning you toguard you carefully; they will lift you up in theirhands, so that you will not strike your foot againsta stone.‟”Jesus answered, “It is said: „Do not put the Lordyour God to the test.‟”Luke 4:1-13
  25. 25. When the devil had finished all thistempting, he left him until anopportune time.Luke 4:1-13
  26. 26. How does knowing that Jesus faced theDevil and won, give you hope? Whenyou pray to Jesus, he understands whatyou are going through.Jesus
  27. 27. We have one (Jesus) who has been tempted in every way, just as we are—yet was without sin.Hebrews 4:15
  28. 28. Next let‟s look at how Jesusgave a glimpse of hismagnificent power:
  29. 29. Luke 8:22-25
  30. 30. One day Jesus said to his disciples, “Let usgo over to the other side of the lake.” Sothey got into a boat and set out. As theysailed, he fell asleep. A squall came down onthe lake, so that the boat was beingswamped, and they were in great danger.Luke 8:22-25
  31. 31. The disciples went and woke him, saying, “Master,Master, we‟re going to drown!”He got up and rebuked the wind and the ragingwaters; the storm subsided, and all wascalm. “Where is your faith?” he asked his disciples.Luke 8:22-25
  32. 32. In fear and amazement they askedone another, “Who is this? Hecommands even the winds and thewater, and they obey him.”Luke 8:22-25
  33. 33. For what purpose didJesus use his power?
  34. 34. Luke 5:18-26
  35. 35. One day as he was teaching, Phariseesand teachers of the law, who had comefrom every village of Galilee and fromJudea and Jerusalem, were sitting there.And the power of the Lord was presentfor him to heal the sick. Some men camecarrying a paralytic on a mat and tried totake him into the house to lay him beforeJesus.Luke 5:18-26
  36. 36. When they could not find a way to dothis because of the crowd, they went upon the roof and lowered him on his matthrough the tiles into the middle of thecrowd, right in front of Jesus. WhenJesus saw their faith, he said,Luke 5:18-26
  37. 37. “Friend, your sins are forgiven.”Luke 5:18-26
  38. 38. The Pharisees and the teachers of thelaw began thinking to themselves,“Who is this fellow who speaksblasphemy? Who can forgive sins butGod alone?” Jesus knew what theywere thinking and asked, “Why are youthinking these things in your hearts?Luke 5:18-26
  39. 39. “Which is easier: to say, „Your sins areforgiven,‟ or to say, „Get up andwalk‟? But that you may know that theSon of Man has authority on earth toforgive sins…” He said to the paralyzedman, “I tell you, get up, take your matand go home.”Luke 5:18-26
  40. 40. Immediately he stood up in front ofthem, took what he had been lying onand went home praising God. Everyonewas amazed and gave praise to God.They were filled with awe and said,“We have seen remarkable thingstoday.”Luke 5:18-26
  41. 41. So answer Jesus question: Whichone is more significant: that Jesuscan heal and calm storms, or that heforgives sins?Answer Jesus
  42. 42. Only God himself can forgive sins,because every sin is a sin againstGod. Because Jesus is God, he isable to forgive sins.Jesus Forgives
  43. 43. So in summary…
  44. 44. Jesus Christ was delivered over to death for our sins, and raised to life for our justification.Romans 4:25Justification = Declared Not Guilty
  1. A particular slide catching your eye?

    Clipping is a handy way to collect important slides you want to go back to later.

×