The humanity of Jesus

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Jesus was fully man and also fully God. Jesus lived the perfect life as a man and fulfilled everyone of God's commands. He was the perfect sacrifice and now He is a mediator between us and God the Father. He brings peace between and righteous and just God and a broken humanity.

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The humanity of Jesus

  1. 1. Jesu s The humanity of The tracks towards victory
  2. 2. [Jesus]Though he was God, he did not think of equality with God as something to cling to. Instead, he gave up his divine privileges; he took the humble position of a slave and was born as a human being. When he appeared in human form, he humbled himself in obedience to God and died a criminal’s death on a cross. Philippians 2:6-8
  3. 3. Jesu s The humanity of He was born of a woman He was taught He obeyed his parents He had a job He ate and drank He grew up He had siblings He grew tired He became hungry He got angry He mourned He cried He slept He felt pain
  4. 4. The tracks towards victory 1. Make peace with God 2. Live as Jesus lived 3. Co-operate with the Holy Spirit
  5. 5. Make your peace with God [Job] “He is not a mere mortal like me that I might answer him, that we might confront each other in court. If only there were someone to mediate between us, someone to bring us together, someone to remove God’s rod from me, so that his terror would frighten me no more. Job 9:32-34
  6. 6. Make your peace with God This is good, and pleases God our Savior, who wants all people to be saved and to come to a knowledge of the truth. For there is one God and one mediator between God and mankind, the man Christ Jesus, who gave himself as a ransom for all people. 1 Timothy 2:4-6
  7. 7. The tracks towards victory 1. Make peace with God 2. Live as Jesus lived 3. Co-operate with the Holy Spirit
  8. 8. Live as Jesus lived Jesus taught: You have heard that it was said, ‘Love your neighbor and hate your enemy.’ But I tell you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you. Matthew 5:44 Jesus did: Jesus said, “Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they are doing.” Luke 23:34
  9. 9. Live as Jesus lived Jesus said: “Whoever wants to be my disciple must deny themselves and take up their cross daily and follow me. Luke 9:23 Jesus did: Going a little farther, he fell to the ground and prayed that if possible the hour might pass from him. “Abba, Father,” he said, “everything is possible for you. Take this cup from me. Yet not what I will, but what you will.” Mark 14:35- 36
  10. 10. Live as Jesus lived - Obedience The devil said to Jesus, “If you are the Son of God, tell this stone to become bread.” Jesus answered, “It is written: ‘Man shall not live on bread alone. Luke 4:3-4
  11. 11. Live as Jesus lived - Obedience “Put your sword back in its place,” Jesus said to him, “for all who draw the sword will die by the sword. Do you think I cannot call on my Father, and he will at once put at my disposal more than twelve legions of angels? But how then would the Scriptures be fulfilled that say it must happen in this way?” Matthew 26:52-54
  12. 12. Live as Jesus lived – Obedience Jesus replied, “Anyone who loves me will obey my teaching. My Father will love them, and we will come to them and make our home with them. John 14:23
  13. 13. Live as Jesus lived – Follow his pattern of life Spent time with the father: Very early in the morning, while it was still dark, Jesus got up, left the house and went off to a solitary place, where he prayed. Mark 1:35 But Jesus often withdrew to lonely places and prayed. Luke 5:16
  14. 14. The tracks towards victory 1. Make peace with God 2. Live as Jesus lived 3. Co-operate with the Holy Spirit
  15. 15. Co-operate with the Holy Spirit Jesus, full of the Holy Spirit, left the Jordan and was led by the Spirit into the wilderness, where for forty days he was tempted by the devil. Luke 4:1 Jesus returned to Galilee in the power of the Spirit Luke 4:14
  16. 16. Co-operate with the Holy Spirit Therefore, my dear friends, as you have always obeyed—not only in my presence, but now much more in my absence— continue to work out your salvation with fear and trembling, for it is God who works in you to will and to act in order to fulfill his good purpose. Philippians 2:12-13

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