Tent of Meeting: Jesus Christ

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Tent of Meeting: Jesus Christ

  1. 1. All notes at: rdcltci.wordpress.com rdcltci@gmail.comThursday 14 April 2011
  2. 2. The reality is that Christ trumps everything. All scripture testifies of him. The Father exults him. The Spirit magnifies him. The angels worship him. The early church knew him as her passion, her message, and the unction of her life. Christ was her speciality. He was her bridegroom and head. She specialised in nothing else. The Jesus ManifestoThursday 14 April 2011
  3. 3. Colossians 1:15-20 The Supremacy of the Son of God The Preeminence of ChristThursday 14 April 2011
  4. 4. the number of times Paul refers to Christ in the first chapter of ColossiansThursday 14 April 2011
  5. 5. The New Testament writers were totally consumed with Christ. He was their message, their teaching, their proclamation, their very life. And everything else flowed out of intimate fellowship with him. The Jesus ManifestoThursday 14 April 2011
  6. 6. Verse 15 He is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of all creation.Thursday 14 April 2011
  7. 7. Verse 15 He is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of all creation.Thursday 14 April 2011
  8. 8. Verse 16-17 For by him all things were created, in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions or rulers or authorities—all things were created through him and for him. And he is before all things, and in him all things hold together.Thursday 14 April 2011
  9. 9. Verse 18 And he is the head of the body, the church. He is the beginning, the firstborn from the dead, that in everything he might be preeminent.Thursday 14 April 2011
  10. 10. Thursday 14 April 2011
  11. 11. Thursday 14 April 2011
  12. 12. Thursday 14 April 2011
  13. 13. Colossians 1:28 Acts 5:42 Him we proclaim, warning And every day, in the temple and everyone and teaching Philippians 3:10 from house to house, they did Ieveryoneteaching and want to know all wisdom, not cease with Christ that we may present preaching Jesus as the Christ. everyone mature in Christ.Thursday 14 April 2011
  14. 14. Colossians 1:28 Acts 5:42 Him we proclaim, warning And every day, in the temple and everyone and teaching from house to house, they did everyone with all wisdom, not cease teaching and that we may present preaching Jesus as the Christ. everyone mature in Christ.Thursday 14 April 2011
  15. 15. Colossians 1:28 Him we proclaim, warning everyone and teaching everyone with all wisdom, that we may present everyone mature in Christ.Thursday 14 April 2011
  16. 16. Verse 19-20 For in him all the fullness of God was pleased to dwell, and through him to reconcile to himself all things, whether on earth or in heaven, making peace by the blood of his cross.Thursday 14 April 2011
  17. 17. Long my imprisoned spirit lay, Fast bound in sin and nature’s night; Thine eye diffused a quickening ray— I woke, the dungeon flamed with light; My chains fell off, my heart was free, I rose, went forth, and followed Thee.Thursday 14 April 2011
  18. 18. The Christian’s Queen No power Looks good Respected FigureheadThursday 14 April 2011
  19. 19. Is Jesus living The Christian’s Queen and reigning in No power your life, is he Looks good really Lord Respected and God? FigureheadThursday 14 April 2011
  20. 20. A Snapshot of JesusThursday 14 April 2011
  21. 21. The [image of] Jesus I hate...Thursday 14 April 2011
  22. 22. HealingThursday 14 April 2011
  23. 23. Forgiving, Loving, RestoringThursday 14 April 2011
  24. 24. IntercedingThursday 14 April 2011
  25. 25. IntercedingThursday 14 April 2011
  26. 26. Grace “Sin didn’t, and doesn’t, have a chance in competition with the aggressive G - God’s “The amazing call of the presence of “Grace is the empowering Master, sin forgiveness wegracegrace. When it’sJesus R - Riches Christ, the extravagant hands down. God enabling me to be love God versus grace, grace winswhatof God, the intimate friendship of to Holy Spirit, createdmeAt be and the us with All A can do is threaten do what God sin - to be called that’s haswith you all.” do.” death, and me to the end of it. Grace ... C - Christ’s invites us into life - as life2 Cor. 13:14 that goes on James Ryle andE world without end.” on, - Expense Romans 5:20,21 The MessageThursday 14 April 2011
  27. 27. Grace “Sin didn’t, and doesn’t, have a chance in competition with the aggressive G - God’s “Grace is the empowering presence of forgiveness we call grace. When it’s sin R - Riches God enabling me to be hands down. versus grace, grace winswhat God createdmeAt be and to us with All A can do is threaten do what God sin - to has called that’s do.” death, and me to the end of it. Grace ... C - Christ’s invites us into life - as life that goes on James Ryle andE world without end.” on, - Expense Romans 5:20,21 The MessageThursday 14 April 2011
  28. 28. Grace “Sin didn’t, and doesn’t, have a chance in competition with the aggressive “Grace is the empowering presence of forgiveness we call grace. When it’s sin God enabling me to be hands down. versus grace, grace winswhat God created me to be and to us with All sin can do is threaten do what God has called that’s do.” death, and me to the end of it. Grace ... invites us into life - as life that goes on James Ryle and on, world without end.” Romans 5:20,21 The MessageThursday 14 April 2011
  29. 29. Grace “Sin didn’t, and doesn’t, have a chance in competition with the aggressive forgiveness we call grace. When it’s sin versus grace, grace wins hands down. All sin can do is threaten us with death, and that’s the end of it. Grace ... invites us into life - as life that goes on and on, world without end.” Romans 5:20,21 The MessageThursday 14 April 2011
  30. 30. Bold, StrongThursday 14 April 2011
  31. 31. Amazing Jesus Matt 8:25-27 The disciples woke him, Matt save us! We’re going to drown!” to “Lord, 15:30-31 Great crowds came him, bringing the lame, the blind, the He replied, “You of and to his hometown, Matt 13:54 Coming crippled, the mute littlemany others, and faith, why are you so afraid?”teaching the people in their he them Then feet; and he healed them. laidbegan at his he got up and rebuked the winds and the amazedand it was saw synagogue, were waves, when they The peopleand they were amazed. completely calm. man get this wisdom and “Where speaking, the mutedid this the crippled made The men lame walking and the blind well, the were amazed and asked, “What these miraculous powers?” kind of And they praised the God of seeing. man is this? Even the winds and the waves obey him!” Israel.Thursday 14 April 2011
  32. 32. Amazing Jesus Matt 15:30-31 Great crowds came to him, bringing the lame, the blind, the Matt 13:54 Coming many others, and crippled, the mute and to his hometown, he them at his feet; and he healed them. laidbegan teaching the people in their synagogue, were amazed amazed. The peopleand they were when they saw “Where speaking, the crippled made the mutedid this man get this wisdom and these miraculous powers?” well, the lame walking and the blind seeing. And they praised the God of Israel.Thursday 14 April 2011
  33. 33. Amazing Jesus Matt 15:30-31 Great crowds came to him, bringing the lame, the blind, the crippled, the mute and many others, and laid them at his feet; and he healed them. The people were amazed when they saw the mute speaking, the crippled made well, the lame walking and the blind seeing. And they praised the God of Israel.Thursday 14 April 2011
  34. 34. The reality is that Christ trumps everything. All scripture testifies of him. The Father exults him. The Spirit magnifies him. The angels worship him. The early church knew him as her passion, her message, and the unction of her life. Christ was her speciality. He was her bridegroom and head. She specialised in nothing else. The Jesus ManifestoThursday 14 April 2011
  35. 35. ...for JesusThursday 14 April 2011
  36. 36. ...to know JesusThursday 14 April 2011
  37. 37. ...devoted to JesusThursday 14 April 2011
  38. 38. ‘I belong to Jesus. He must have the right to use me without consulting me’ Mother TheresaThursday 14 April 2011
  39. 39. ...committed to JesusThursday 14 April 2011
  40. 40. “If I had 1,000 lives, Id give them all for China” Hudson TaylorThursday 14 April 2011
  41. 41. He is no fool to give what he cannot keep to gain what he cannot lose. Jim ElliotThursday 14 April 2011
  42. 42. ...for the Spirit of JesusThursday 14 April 2011
  43. 43. ...following JesusThursday 14 April 2011
  44. 44. ...following Jesus “I Have But One Passion it is He, it is He alone.” Count ZinzendorfThursday 14 April 2011
  45. 45. ...following Jesus Our greatest fear should not be of failure, but of “I Have But One Passion succeeding at something it is He, it is He alone.” that doesn’t really Count Zinzendorf matter.Thursday 14 April 2011
  46. 46. “The old cross is a symbol of death. It stands for the abrupt, violent end of a human being. In Roman times, the man who took up his cross and started down the road was not coming back. He was not going out to have his life re-directed. He was going out to have it ended.” A.W. TozerThursday 14 April 2011
  47. 47. Revelation 2:5-6 But I have this against you, that you have abandoned the love you had at first. A Reminder Remember therefore from where you have fallen; repent, and do the works you did at first. If not, I will come to you and remove your lampstand from its place, unless you repent.Thursday 14 April 2011
  48. 48. Revelation 2:5-6 But I have this against you, that you have abandoned the love you had at first. Remember therefore from where you have fallen; repent, and do the works you did at first. If not, I will come to you and remove your lampstand from its place, unless you repent.Thursday 14 April 2011
  49. 49. When the music fades And all is stripped away And I simply come Longing just to bring Something thats of worth That will bless your heartThursday 14 April 2011
  50. 50. Ill bring You more than a song For a song in itself Is not what You have required You search much deeper within Through the ways things appear Youre looking into my heartThursday 14 April 2011
  51. 51. Im coming back to the heart of worship And its all about You All about You, Jesus Im sorry Lord for the thing Ive made it When its all about You Its all about You JesusThursday 14 April 2011
  52. 52. King of endless worth No one could express How much You deserve Though Im weak and poor All I have is Yours Every single breathThursday 14 April 2011
  53. 53. Ill bring You more than just a song For a song in itself Is not what You have required You search much deeper within Through the way things appear Youre looking into my heartThursday 14 April 2011
  54. 54. Im coming back to the heart of worship And its all about You All about You, Jesus Im sorry Lord for the thing Ive made it When its all about You Its all about You JesusThursday 14 April 2011
  55. 55. Make Christ the centre.Thursday 14 April 2011
  56. 56. Make Christ the centre. Make him the circumference.Thursday 14 April 2011
  57. 57. Make Christ the centre. Make him the circumference. And fill in the difference with him as well.Thursday 14 April 2011
  58. 58. This is taken from The Jesus Manifesto by Sweet and ViolaThursday 14 April 2011
  59. 59. the mystery of God is this... that the one who is the invisible image of God; the one in whom all the fulness of the Godhead dwells; the one who is the living residence of the Trinity;Thursday 14 April 2011
  60. 60. the one in whom eternity lives, breathes and has its being; the one who is before time; the A to Z, alpha and omega, beginning and end; the firstborn of the created universe, who rose from the dead never to die again;Thursday 14 April 2011
  61. 61. the conqueror of death, sin and the grave; the creator, redeemer, saviour and forgiver; the one who holds all creation together in himself; the one who is the power of glory and might;Thursday 14 April 2011
  62. 62. the head, authority and source of the church; the one through whom and for whom all things were created; the one in whom all things find their meaning and reality; the one who reconciled all things in heaven and earth to God;Thursday 14 April 2011
  63. 63. the one who nailed to his bloody cross every law, every rule, and every regulation that would condemn the beloved people of God; the one who is supreme in every realm and holds the first place in all things - the Son of the Fathers love;Thursday 14 April 2011
  64. 64. the one whose significance is unmatched in human history; the one who holds the title deed to the universe...Thursday 14 April 2011
  65. 65. this glorious, limitless, amazing, incredible, expansive, incomparable, marvelous, stunning, staggering, majestic, mighty, matchless, spectacular, outstanding, tremendous, infinite...Thursday 14 April 2011
  66. 66. ...vast, grand, triumphant, victorious, precious, radiant, peerless, wonderful, magnificent Christ has chosen to place all of his fullness where?Thursday 14 April 2011
  67. 67. Inside of you!Thursday 14 April 2011

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