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How to Study the Bible – Hermeneutics – Spirit Filled Podcast Episode 113

How to Study the Bible – Hermeneutics – Spirit Filled Podcast Episode 113. This class was taught In Pilot Point Texas at the Pilot Point Church of Christ.

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How to Study the Bible in Depth – Context is King – Spirit Filled Podcast Episode 112

How to Study the Bible in Depth – Context is King

  1. Know what you are reading.

A.The inspired word of God – what does inspired mean? Jewish  interpretation 

B. What is the Focus of the Bible.

C. The Bible is a Jewish book

D. Latter-day revelations and Apocryphal books

E. Translations.??? Transliterations- Figures of Speech Used in the Bible

G. Bible helps

F. How to find out what the original Hebrew or Greek actually says. — You don’t need a library.

2. Commentary – friend or foe?

A. Knowing the doctrinal slant. (internet) Eating the meat & spitting out the bones                                                    

B. The problem with relying on commentaries

C. Cultural commentary- Makes the Bible come alive.

3. Context is King.

A. There should be a law against quoting scripture without context – proving     

           B.  Studying the occasion (background) of every Letter/Epistle/book

           C.  There are no contradictions, just different contexts.

4. Bible Study Methods.

A. The Magic 8 Ball Approach- The Xanax Approach -The Pinball -The Telephone

Game Approach — The Jack Sprat Approach (JEN WILKIN)

     B.   Theology then application

     C.   Topical – exegetical – mediational.

     D.  strengths & weakness

Studying the occasion (background) of every book/letter of the Bible.

  • “Whoever has been born of God does not sin.” (New King James Version)
  • Those who have been born into God’s family do not make a practice of sinning.” (New Living

Translation)

  • We know that no one who is born of God sins; (NASB)
  • The Greek text actually says “does not sin.”
  • Context is King—1 John background (Gnosticism)

Gnosticism –

  • Special knowledge from God
  • Our physical bodies are sinful and will not be saved

1. Does not matter what the body does -sin

2. Jesus did not have a body, He was a Spirit

  • Jesus was not the Son of God/Christ He was a Spirit
  • This false doctrine caused their church to split
  • John setting them straight with the truth also encouraging them

1 What was from the beginning, what we have heard, what we have seen with our eyes, what we have looked at and touched with our hands, concerning the Word of Life— 2 and the life was manifested, and we have seen and testify and proclaim to you the eternal life, which was with the

Father and was manifested to us— 3 what we have seen and heard we proclaim to you also, so that you too may have fellowship with us; and indeed our fellowship is with the Father, and with His Son Jesus Christ. 4 These things we write, so that our joy may be made complete. God Is Light

5 This is the message we have heard from Him and announce to you, that God is Light, and in Him there is no darkness at all. 6 If we say that we have fellowship with Him and yet walk in the darkness, we lie and do not practice the truth; 7 but if we walk in the Light as He Himself is in the Light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus His Son cleanses us from all sin. 8 If we say that we have no sin, we are deceiving ourselves and the truth is not in us. 9 If we confess our sins, He is faithful and righteous to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness. 10 If we say that we have not sinned, we make Him a liar and His word is not in us.

2 My little children, I am writing these things to you so that you may not sin. And if anyone sins, we have an [a]Advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous; 2 and He Himself is the [b]propitiation for our sins; and not for ours only, but also for those of the whole world.

3 By this we know that we have come to know Him, if we keep His commandments. 4 The one who says, “I have come to know Him,” and does not keep His commandments, is a liar, and the truth is

not in him;5 but whoever keeps His word, in him the love of God has truly been perfected. By this we know that we are in Him: 6 the one who says he abides in Him ought himself to walk in the same manner as He walked.

18 Children, it is the last hour; and just as you heard that antichrist is coming, even now many antichrists have appeared; from this we know that it is the last hour. 19 They went out from us, but they were not really of us; for if they had been of us, they would have remained with us; but they went out, so that [d]it would be shown that they all are not of us.20 [e]But you have an anointing from the Holy One, and you all know. 21 I have not written to you because you do not know the truth, but because you do know it, and [f]because no lie is of the truth. 22 Who is the liar but the one who denies that Jesus is the [g]Christ? This is the antichrist, the one who denies the Father and the Son. 23 Whoever denies the Son does not have the Father; the one who confesses the Son has the Father also.24 As for you, let that abide in you which you heard from the beginning. If what you heard from the beginning abides in you, you also will abide in the Son and in the Father.

26 These things I have written to you concerning those who are trying to  deceive you. 27 As for you, the anointing which you received from Him abides in you, and you have no need for anyone to teach you; but as His anointing teaches you about all things, and is true and is not a lie, and just

as it has taught you, [i]you abide in Him.

5 You know that He appeared in order to take away sins; and in Him there is no sin. 6 No one who abides in Him sins; no one who sins has seen Him or [b]knows Him. 7 Little children, make sure no one deceives you; the one who practices righteousness is righteous, just as He is righteous; 8 the one who practices sin is of the devil; for the devil [c]has sinned from the beginning. The Son of God appeared for this purpose, to destroy the works of the devil. 9 No one who is [d]born of God practices sin, because His seed abides in him; and he cannot sin, because he is [e]born of God. 10 By this the children of God and the children of the devil are obvious: [f]anyone who does not practice righteousness is not of God, nor the one who does not love his brother.

4 Beloved, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to see whether they are from God, because many false prophets have gone out into the world. 2 By this you know the Spirit of God: every spirit that confesses that Jesus Christ has come in the flesh is from God; 3 and every spirit that does not confess Jesus is not from God; this is the spirit of the antichrist, of which you have heard that it is coming, and now it is already in the world. 4 You are from God, little children, and have overcome them; because greater is He who is in you than he who is in the world. 5 They are from the world; therefore they speak as from the world, and the world listens to them. 6 We are from God; he who knows God listens to us; he who is not from God does not listen to us. By this from God; he who knows God listens to us; he who is not from God does not listen to us. By this we know the spirit of truth and the spirit of error.

13 These things I have written to you who believe in the name of the Son of God, so that you may know that you have eternal life. 14 This is the confidence which we have [l]before Him, that, if we ask anything according to His will, He hears us. 15 And if we know that He hears us in whatever we

ask, we know that we have the requests which we have asked from Him.

16 If anyone sees his brother committing a sin not leading to death, he shall ask and God will for him give life to those who commit sin not leading to death. There is a sin leading to death; I do not say that he should make request for this. 17 All unrighteousness is sin, and there is a sin not leading to death.

Rom 8: 1-2

Two Laws Systems:

  • Law of Sin and Death
  • Law of Spirit of Life in Christ

1 John 5

13 These things I have written to you who believe in the name of the Son of God, so that you may know that you have eternal life. 14 This is the confidence which we have [l]before Him, that, if we ask anything according to His will, He hears us. 15 And if we know that He hears us in whatever we

ask, we know that we have the requests which we have asked from Him.

16 If anyone sees his brother committing a sin not leading to death, he shall ask and God will for him give life to those who commit sin not leading to death. There is a sin leading to death; I do not say that he should make request for this. 17 All unrighteousness is sin, and there is a sin not leading to death.

18 We know that no one who is born of God sins; but He who was born of God keeps him, and the evil one does not touch him. 19 We know that we are of God, and that the whole world lies in the power of the evil one. 20 And we know that the Son of God has come and has given us understanding so that we may know Him who is true; and we are in Him who is true, in His Son Jesus Christ. This is the true God and eternal life.

21 Little children, guard yourselves from idols.

Hebrews 10

King James Version (KJV)

26 For if we sin willfully after that we have received the knowledge of the truth, there remaineth no more sacrifice for sins,

New American Standard Bible (NASB)

26 For if we go on sinning willfully after receiving the knowledge of the truth, there no longer remains a sacrifice for sins,

Heb 10 (NASB)

23 Let us hold fast the confession of our hope without wavering, for He who promised is faithful; 24 and let us consider how to stimulate one another to love and good deeds, 25 not forsaking our own assembling together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another; and all the more as you see the day drawing near.

26 For if we go on sinning willfully after receiving the knowledge of the truth, there no longer remains a sacrifice for sins, 27 but a terrifying expectation of judgment and THE FURY OF A FIRE WHICH WILL CONSUME THE ADVERSARIES. 28 Anyone who has set aside the Law of Moses dies without mercy on the testimony of two or three witnesses. 29 How much severer punishment do you think he will deserve who has trampled under foot the Son of God, and has regarded as unclean the blood of the covenant by which he was sanctified, and has insulted the Spirit of grace? 30 For we know Him who said, “VENGEANCE IS MINE, I WILL REPAY.” And again, “THE LORD WILL JUDGE HIS PEOPLE.” 31 It is a terrifying thing to fall into the hands of the living God.

IN CHRIST

EPH 1

7 In him we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of sins, in accordance with the riches of God’s grace

Romans 8:38

For I am persuaded, that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor principalities, nor powers, nor things present, nor things to come,

39 Nor height, nor depth, nor any other creature, shall be able to separate us from the love of God, which is in Christ Jesus our Lord.

Galatians 5:4 You who are trying to be justified by the law have been alienated from Christ; you have fallen away from grace.

2 Peter 3

as also our beloved brother Paul, according to the wisdom given to him, has written to you, 16 as also in all his epistles, speaking in them of these things, in which are some things hard to understand, which untaught and unstable people twist to their own destruction, as they do also the rest of the Scriptures.

17 You therefore, beloved, since you know this beforehand, beware lest you also fall from your own steadfastness, being led away with the error of the wicked; 18 but grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

3. Context is King.

A. There should be a law against quoting scripture without context – proving    

    B.  Studying the occasion (background) of every Letter/Epistle/book

    C.  There are no contradictions, just different contexts.

4. Bible Study Methods

   A. The Magic 8 Ball Approach- The Xanax Approach -The Pinball -The Telephone Game Approach — The Jack Sprat Approach (JEN WILKIN)

  B. Topical – exegetical – mediational.

  C. strengths & weakness.

Bible Study Methods

A. The Magic 8 Ball Approach- The Xanax Approach -The Pinball -The Telephone Game Approach — The Jack Sprat Approach (JEN WILKIN)

Theology then application

B. Exegetical —Topical –– meditational.

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What’s Life in Christ About – Spirit Filled Podcast Episode 111

What’s Life in Christ About – Spirit Filled Podcast Episode 111

This episode is a class John taught concerning the answer to what life in Christ is all about.

WHAT’S LIFE IN CHRIST ALL ABOUT

OUR PURPOSE

Your identity

7 In him we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of sins, in accordance with the riches of God’s grace

We have a purpose

Eph 2:10 For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand that we should walk in them.

 

GOOD WORKS ARE OUR PURPOSE IN CHRIST

Titus 2

14 Who gave himself for us, that he might redeem us from all iniquity, and purify unto himself a peculiar people, zealous for good works.

Our Identity

Eph 2:10 For we are His workmanship created in Christ Jesus

The Meaning and Purpose

For good works, which God prepared beforehand that we should walk in them.

Created in Christ for Good Works!

 

IN CHRIST

EPH 1

7 In him we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of sins, in accordance with the riches of God’s grace

John 15

3 You are already clean because of the word which I have spoken to you. 4 Abide in Me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit of itself unless it abides in the vine, so neither can you unless you abide in Me. 5 I am the vine, you are the branches; he who abides in Me and I in him, he bears much fruit, for apart from Me you can do nothing. 6 If anyone does not abide in Me, he is thrown away as a branch and dries up; and they gather them, and cast them into the fire and they are

burned.

WE ARE NOT SAVED BY GOOD WORKS

BUT FOR GOOD WORKS

James 2

14 What good is it, my brothers and sisters, if someone claims to have faith but has no deeds? Can such faith save them? 17 In the same way, faith by itself, if it is not accompanied by action, is dead. 18 But someone will say, “You have faith; I have deeds. “Show me your faith without deeds, and I will show you my faith by my deeds. 19 You believe that there is one God. Good! Even the demons believe that—and shudder. 24 You see that a person is considered righteous by what they do and not by faith alone. 26 As the body without the spirit is dead, so faith without deeds is dead.

Faith without works is dead.

24 You see that a person is considered righteous by what they do and not by faith alone.

26 For just as the body without the spirit is dead, so also faith without works is dead.

Hebrews

9 But, beloved, we are convinced of better things concerning you, and things that accompany salvation, though we are speaking in this way.10 For God is not unjust so as to forget your work and the love which you have shown toward His name, in having ministered and in still ministering to the saints. 11 And we desire that each one of you show the same diligence so as to realize the full assurance of hope until the end, 12 so that you will not be sluggish, but imitators of those who through faith and patience inherit the promises.

The power to do good works comes from God.

2Cr 9:8 And God [is] able to make all grace abound toward you, that you, always having all sufficiency in all [things], may have an abundance for every good work.

Eph 3:20 Now to Him who is able to do exceedingly abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that works in us, according to the power that works in us…

Change the way we pray.

Acts 3

Now Peter and John went up together into the temple at the hour of prayer, being the ninth hour. 2 And a certain man lame from his mother’s womb was carried, whom they laid daily at the gate of

the temple which is called Beautiful, to ask alms of them that entered into the temple; 3 Who seeing Peter and John about to go into the temple asked an alms. 4 And Peter, fastening his eyes upon him with John, said, Look on us. 5 And he gave heed unto them, expecting to receive something of them. 6 Then Peter said, Silver and gold have I none; but such as I have give I thee: In the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth rise up and walk. 7 And he took him by the right hand, and lifted him up: and immediately his feet and ankle bones received strength. 8 And he leaping up stood, and walked, and entered with them into the temple, walking, and leaping, and praising God

Hebrews 13

15 Through Him then, let us continually offer up a sacrifice of praise to God, that is, the fruit of lips that give thanks to His name. 16 And do not neglect doing good and sharing, for with such sacrifices God is pleased.

 

God will reward every good work

Heb 6

God is not unjust; he will not forget your work and the love you have shown him as you have helped his people and continue to help them.

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The Names and Titles of Jesus – Jesus Our Righteousness

The Names and Titles of Jesus – Jesus Our Righteousness – Episode 110

This series of the names and titles of Jesus will give us a more in-depth understanding of Jesus Christ our Lord. This is 17th in the series.

The Who of Our Righteousness and The How of Our Righteousness

Jeremiah 23 “Woe to the shepherds who destroy and scatter the sheep of my pasture!” says

the LORD. 2 Therefore thus says the LORD, the God of Israel, concerning the shepherds who care for

my people: “You have scattered my flock, and have driven them away, and you have not attended

to them. Behold, I will attend to you for your evil doings, says the LORD.

5 “Behold, the days are coming, says the LORD, when I will raise up for David a righteous Branch,

and he shall reign as king and deal wisely, and shall execute justice and righteousness in the

land. 6 In his days Judah will be saved, and Israel will dwell securely. And this is the name by which

he will be called: ‘The LORD is our righteousness.’

The Lord Our Righteousness.

Exodus 19 5 Now therefore, if ye will obey my voice indeed, and keep my covenant, then ye shall

be a peculiar treasure unto me above all people: for all the earth is mine:

6 And ye shall be unto me a kingdom of priests, and an holy nation. These are the words which

thou shalt speak unto the children of Israel.

The Anointing of King David

(1 Sam. 16)

Jeremiah 23 “Woe to the shepherds who destroy and scatter the sheep of my pasture!” says

the LORD. 2 Therefore thus says the LORD, the God of Israel, concerning the shepherds who care for

my people: “You have scattered my flock, and have driven them away, and you have not attended

to them. Behold, I will attend to you for your evil doings, says the LORD.

5 “Behold, the days are coming, says the LORD, when I will raise up for David a righteous Branch,

and he shall reign as king and deal wisely, and shall execute justice and righteousness in the

land. 6 In his days Judah will be saved, and Israel will dwell securely. And this is the name by which

he will be called: ‘The LORD is our righteousness.’

31 “Behold, the days are coming, says the LORD, when I will make a new covenant with the house of

Israel and with the house of Judah— 32 not according to the covenant that I made with their

fathers in the day thatI took them by the hand to lead them out of the land of Egypt, My covenant

which they broke, [h]though I was a husband to them, says the LORD. 33 But this is the covenant that

I will make with the house of Israel after those days, says the LORD: I will put My law in their minds,

and write it on their [i]hearts; and I will be their God, and they shall be My people. 34 No more shall

every man teach his neighbor, and every man his brother, saying, ‘Know the LORD,’ for they all shall

know Me, from the least of them to the greatest of them, says the LORD. For I will forgive their

iniquity, and their sin I will remember no more.”

The Who of Our Righteousness and The How of Our Righteousness

DOUBLE IMPUTATION

Genesis 15 After this, the word of the LORD came to Abram in a vision:

“Do not be afraid, Abram.

I am your shield,[a]

your very great reward.[b]”

2 But Abram said, “Sovereign LORD, what can you give me since I remain childless and the one who

will inherit[c] my estate is Eliezer of Damascus?” 3 And Abram said, “You have given me no children;

so a servant in my household will be my heir.”

4 Then the word of the LORD came to him: “This man will not be your heir, but a son who is your

own flesh and blood will be your heir.” 5 He took him outside and said, “Look up at the sky and

count the stars—if indeed you can count them.” Then he said to him, “So shall your

offspring[d] be.”

6 Abram believed the LORD, and he credited it to him as righteousness.

4 What then shall we say that Abraham, our forefather according to the flesh, discovered in this

matter? 2 If, in fact, Abraham was justified by works, he had something to boast about—but not

before God. 3 What does Scripture say? “Abraham believed God, and it was credited to him as

righteousness.”[a]

4 Now to the one who works, wages are not credited as a gift but as an obligation. 5 However, to

the one who does not work but trusts God who justifies the ungodly, their faith is credited as

righteousness. 6 David says the same thing when he speaks of the blessedness of the one to

whom God credits righteousness apart from works:

7 “Blessed are those

whose transgressions are forgiven,

whose sins are covered.

8 Blessed is the one

whose sin the Lord will never count against them.”

Matthew 3 The Baptism of Jesus

13 Then Jesus came from Galilee to the Jordan to be baptized by John.14 But John tried to deter

him, saying, “I need to be baptized by you, and do you come to me?”

15 Jesus replied, “Let it be so now; it is proper for us to do this to fulfill all righteousness.” Then

John consented.

16 As soon as Jesus was baptized, he went up out of the water. At that moment heaven was

opened, and he saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove and alighting on him. 17 And a voice

from heaven said, “This is my Son, whom I love; with him I am well pleased.”

  • DOUBLE IMPUTATION
  • YOU- SIN JESUS RIGHTEOUSNESS
  • Passive and Active Atonement of Christ
  • 1st IMPUTATION
  • YOU – SIN JESUS RIGHTEOUSNESS
  • DOUBLE IMPUTATION
  • 2nd IMPUTATION is demanded
  • YOU JESUS RIGHTEOUSNESS
  • DOUBLE IMPUTATION
  • 2nd IMPUTATION is demanded
  • Passive and Active Atonement of Christ
  • YOU JESUS RIGHTEOUSNESS
  • DOUBLE IMPUTATION
  • YOU JESUS RIGHTEOUSNESS

For He made Him who knew no sin to be sin for us, that we might become the righteousness of

God in Him. 2 Corinthians 5:21

5 However, to the one who does not work but trusts God who justifies the ungodly, their faith is credited as righteousness. 6 David says the same thing when he speaks of the blessedness of the one to whom God credits righteousness apart from works

 

IN CHRIST

7 In him we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of sins, in accordance with the riches of God’s grace EPH 1

1 John 4:17

Love has been perfected among us in this: that we may have boldness in the day of judgment;

because as He is, so are we in this world.

 

Galatians 3:26 For you are all sons of God through faith in Christ Jesus. 27 For as many of you as

were baptized into Christ have put on Christ. 28 There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave

nor free, there is neither male nor female; for you are all one in Christ Jesus. 29 And if you are

Christ’s, then you are Abraham’s seed, and heirs according to the promise.

Your identity

1Pe 2:9

But you are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, His own special people,

The meaning

That you may proclaim the praises of Him who called you out of darkness into His marvelous light

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Hidden Messages of God in the Bible – Episode 109

Hidden Messages of God in the Bible, spirit filled, podcastHidden Messages of God in the Bible – Episode 109

This is the first in a series of four classes at the Singing Oaks Church of Christ.

Proverbs 25:2

It is the glory of God to conceal a thing: but the honor of kings is to search out a matter.

Are there “hidden messages” in the Bible

John 5:39 You search the Scriptures because you think that in them you have eternal life; and it is they that bear witness about me,

Luke 24:27 And beginning with Moses and all the Prophets, he interpreted to them in all the Scriptures the things concerning himself.

Seen and Unseen Visions of Jesus

  • In prophecies
  • In shadows/types
  • In the providential lives
  • In ancient Hebrew names
  • In the ancient Hebrew language – pictograms
  • In the hidden messages of the gospel of Christ

Jesus is on every page of the Hebrew Bible!

The ancient Hebrew pictographs

A pictographic meaning from the ancient Hebrew doesn’t change the meaning of a word in a sentence. What it does is, it gives you another meaning inside the word.

שטן

nun – tet – shin

Satan

The consuming destroying snake that surrounds life.

God

  1. God (Elohim) is the plural of EL – “in the beginning God created the heavens and earth” Genesis 1:1
  2. God (Elohim) = A term describing essence
  3. The name of GOD YHVH

What is your name? 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.” Exodus 3

YHVH appears 6800 times in the Old Testament. But it’s not translated.

Thou shalt not take the name of the LORD thy God in vain; for the LORD WILL not hold him guiltless that taketh his name in vain. Ex 20:7

YHVH

LORD = YHVH (Adonai) Lord = Master (Adonai)

GOD= YHVH God= (Elohim) EL = short

Jehovah = YHVH

Yahweh = YHVH

YAH = YHVH

YHVH appears 6800 times in the Old Testament. But it’s not translated.

Hey Vav Hey Yod YHVH .

Hebrew language reads right to left. – – Sound, pictographs meaning, and numerical value.

Yod = Means extended arm and hand.

Hey = Means the breath of God, behold or reveal, Abraham – 5 for Grace,

Vav = Means spike or nail. It is also the number 6 in the Hebrew alphabet meaning man and is the exact center of the Torah.

Hey = Means the breath of God, behold or reveal, Abraham –or 5 for Grace

“It is to be God’s name forever, my memorial unto all generations” see Exodus 3:15-16

Exd 6:3 And I appeared unto Abraham, unto Isaac, and unto Jacob, by God Almighty, but by my name JEHOVAH was I not known to them.

Psa 72:17 His name shall endure for ever: his name shall be continued as long as the sun: and [men] shall be blessed in him: all nations shall call him blessed.

Pro 30:4 Who has ascended into heaven and descended? Who has gathered the wind in His fists? Who has wrapped the waters in His garment? Who has established all the ends of the earth? What is His name or His son’s name? Surely you know!

Exodus 3:15 “And God said unto Moses, I AM THAT I AM: and he said, Thus shalt thou say unto the children of Israel, I AM hath sent me unto you.”

  • Jehovah -Jireh (I AM Will Provide) Genesis 22:13,14
  • Jehovah -Jireh (I AM Will Provide) Genesis 22:13,14
  • Jehovah -Raah (I AM My Shepherd) Psalm 23:1
  • Jehovah – Rapha (I AM That Heals) Exodus15:26
  • Jehovah – tSidkenu (I AM Our Righteousness) Jeremiah 23:6
Our righteousness.

Jer 23:5 “Behold, the days are coming,” declares the LORD, “When I will raise up for David a righteous Branch; And He will reign as king and act wisely And do justice and righteousness in the land.

Jer 23:6 “In His days Judah will be saved, And Israel will dwell securely; And this is His name by which He will be called, ‘The LORD (I AM) our righteousness.’

אות ‘ = Sign

Exd 12:13 ‘Now the blood shall be a sign for you on the houses where you [are]. And when I see the blood, I will pass over you; and the plague shall not be on

you …

The leader nailed to the cross

2 Cor5:21 For He made Him who knew no sin to be sin for us, that we might become the righteousness of God in Him.

Exodus 3:15 “And God said unto Moses, I AM THAT I AM: and he said, Thus shalt thou say unto the children of Israel, I AM hath sent me unto you.”

  • Jehovah -Jireh (I AM Will Provide) Genesis 22:13,14
  • Jehovah -Raah (I AM My Shepherd) Psalm 23:1
  • Jehovah – Rapha (I AM That Heals) Exodus15:26
  • Jehovah – tSidkenu (I AM Our Righteousness) Jeremiah 23:6
  • Jehovah – Nissi (I AM My Banner) Exodus 17:15
  • Jehovah – Shalom (I AM our Peace) Judges 6:24

Jehovah Shalom (The Lord Is Peace)

Shin

Lamed

Vav

Mem

Jesus the Prince of Peace

Worry – fear – negative thinking.

Col 2:13 And you, being dead in your trespasses and the uncircumcision of your flesh, He has made alive together with Him, having forgiven you all trespasses,

Col 2:14 having wiped out the handwriting of requirements that was against us, which was contrary to us. And He has taken it out of the way, having nailed it to the cross.

Col 2:15 Having disarmed principalities and powers, He made a public spectacle of them, triumphing over them in it.

Jehovah – Shalom

(The LORD our Peace) Judges 6:24

NIV 2 Corinthians 10:5 …and we take captive every thought to make it obedient to Christ.

KJV 2 Corinthians 10:5 …and bringing into captivity every thought to the obedience of Christ;

The Flood

Gen 7:16 Those that entered, male and female of all flesh, entered as God had commanded him; and the LORD closed it behind him.

Gen 9:12 God said, “This is the sign of the covenant which I am making between Me and you and every living creature that is with you, for all successive generations;

Gen 9:13 I set My bow in the cloud, and it shall be for a sign of a covenant between Me and the earth.

The inscription that Pontius Pilate placed upon the cross.

“Jesus of Nazareth King of the Jews.”

David and Goliath

1Sa 17:43 And the Philistine said unto David, [Am] I a dog, that thou comest to me with staves? And the Philistine cursed David by his gods.

1Sa 17:45 Then said David to the Philistine, Thou comest to me with a sword, and with a spear, and with a shield: but I come to thee in the name of the LORD of hosts, the God of the armies of Israel, whom thou hast defied.

Decapitated him.

1Sa 17:54 And David took the head of the Philistine, and brought it to Jerusalem;

The inscription that Pontius Pilate placed upon the cross.

“Jesus of Nazareth King of the Jews.”

God EL

= אלה      alah

א = aleph (Heb) is equivalent to ا = alif (Arab), or “A” in English

ל = lamed (Heb) is equivalent to ل = lam (Arab), or “L” in English; “Allah” has two “L”s in Arabic

ה = hah (Heb) is equivalent to ه = ha (Arab), or “H” in English

אלהStrong’s H423 – ‘alah  means Cursed

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The Names and Titles of Jesus – Jesus the Bridegroom

The Names and Titles of Jesus – Jesus the Bridegroom– Episode 108

This series of the names and titles of Jesus will give us a more in-depth understanding of Jesus Christ our Lord. This is 16th in the series.

Ephesians 5:22-32

22 Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husbands, as unto the Lord.

23 For the husband is the head of the wife, even as Christ is the head of the church: and he is the savior of the body.

24 Therefore as the church is subject unto Christ, so let the wives be to their own husbands in everything.

25 Husbands, love your wives, even as Christ also loved the church, and gave himself for it;

26 That he might sanctify and cleanse it with the washing of water by the word,

27 That he might present it to himself a glorious church, not having a spot, or wrinkle, or any such thing; but that it should be holy and without blemish.

Ephesians 5:22-32

28 So ought men to love their wives as their own bodies. He that loveth his wife loveth himself.

29 For no man ever yet hated his own flesh; but nourisheth and cherisheth it, even as the Lord the church:

30 For we are members of his body, of his flesh, and of his bones.

31 For this, cause shall a man leave his father and mother and shall be joined unto his wife, and they two shall be one flesh.

32 This is a great mystery: but I speak concerning Christ and the church.

The 1st wedding

Gen 1 :27 So God created mankind in his own image, in the image of God he created them; male and female he created them.

Genesis 2:21 So the LORD God caused the man to fall into a deep sleep; and while he was sleeping, he took one of the man’s ribs[g] and then closed up the place with flesh. 22 Then the LORD God made a woman from the rib he had taken out of the man, and he brought her to the man.

Ezekiel 16:8

“‘Then I passed by you and watched you, noticing that you had reached the age for love. I spread my cloak over you and covered your nakedness. I swore a solemn oath to you and entered into a marriage covenant with you, declares the Sovereign LORD, and you became mine.

9″‘Then I bathed you in water, washed the blood off you, and anointed you with fragrant oil. 11. I adorned you with jewelry. I put bracelets on your hands and a necklace around your neck. 12. I put a ring in your nose, earrings on your ears, and a beautiful crown on your head.

Exodus 24:4–11

And [Moses] rose early in the morning and built an altar at the foot of the mountain, and twelve pillars, according to the twelve tribes of Israel. And he sent young men of the people of Israel, who offered burnt offerings and sacrificed peace offerings of oxen to the LORD. And Moses took half of the blood and put it in basins, and half of the blood he threw against the altar. Then he took the

book of the covenant and read it in the hearing of the people; and they said, “All that the LORD has spoken we will do, and we will be obedient.” And Moses took the blood and threw it upon the people, and said, “Behold the blood of the covenant which the LORD has made with you in accordance with all these words.” Then Moses and Aaron, Nadab and Abihu, and seventy of the elders of Israel went up, and they saw the God of Israel.… And he did not lay his hand on the chief men of the people of Israel; they beheld God, and they ate and they drank.

Ezekiel 16:58 Thou hast borne thy lewdness and thine abominations, saith the LORD.

59 For thus saith the Lord GOD; I will even deal with thee as thou hast done, which hast despised the oath in breaking the covenant.

60 Nevertheless, I will remember my covenant with thee in the days of thy youth, and I will establish unto thee an everlasting covenant.

63Then you will remember, be ashamed, and remain silent when I make atonement for all you have done, declares the Sovereign LORD

Isaiah 54:5 Your Maker is your husband, the LORD of hosts is his name; and the Holy One of Israel is your

Redeemer, the God of the whole earth he is called.

John 3

27 To this John replied, “A person can receive only what is given them from heaven.

28 You yourselves can testify that I said, ‘I am not the Messiah but am sent ahead of him.’

29 The bride belongs to the bridegroom. The friend who attends the bridegroom waits and listens for him, and is full of joy when he hears the bridegroom’s voice. That joy is mine, and it is now complete. 30 He must become greater; I must become less.”

John 2:1–11

On the third day there was a wedding at Cana in Galilee, and the mother of Jesus was there; Jesus also was invited to the wedding, with his disciples. When the wine failed, the mother of Jesus said to him, “They have no wine.” And Jesus said to her, “What is that to you and to me, Woman? My hour has not yet come.” His mother said to the servants, “Do whatever he tells you.” Now six stone jars were standing there, for the Jewish rites of purification, each holding twenty or thirty gallons. Jesus said to them, “Fill the jars with water.” And they filled them up to the brim. He said to them, “Now draw some out, and take it to the steward of the feast.” So they took it. When the steward of the feast tasted The water now become wine, and did not know where it came from (though the servants who had drawn the water knew), the steward of the feast called the bridegroom and said to him, “Every man serves the good wine first; and when men have drunk freely, then the poor wine; but you have kept the good wine until now.” This, the first of his signs, Jesus did at Cana in Galilee, and manifested his glory; and his disciples believed in him.

John 2:1–11

On the third day, there was a wedding at Cana in Galilee, and the mother of Jesus was there; Jesus also was invited to the wedding, with his disciples. When the wine failed, the mother of Jesus said to him, “They have no wine.” And Jesus said to her, “What is that to you and to me, Woman? My hour has not yet come.” His mother said to the servants, “Do whatever he tells you.” Now six stone jars were standing there, for the Jewish rites of purification, each holding twenty or thirty gallons. Jesus said to them

13 It was just before the Passover Festival. Jesus knew that the hour had come for him to leave this world and go to the Father. Having loved his own who were in the world, he loved them to the end.

Mark 2:18

Now John’s disciples and the Pharisees were fasting. Some people came and asked Jesus, “How is it that John’s disciples and the disciples of the Pharisees are fasting, but yours are not?” 19 Jesus answered, “How can the guests of the bridegroom fast while he is with them? They cannot, so long as they have him with them. 20 But the time will come when the bridegroom will be taken

from them, and on that day they will fast.

The Lords Supper

Matthew 26

26 While they were eating, Jesus took bread, and when he had given thanks, he broke it and gave it to his disciples, saying, “Take and eat; this is my body.”

27 Then he took a cup, and when he had given thanks, he gave it to them, saying, “Drink from it, all of you. 28 This is my blood of the covenant, which is poured out for many for the forgiveness of sins

THE WATER AND THE BLOOD

32 The soldiers therefore came and broke the legs of the first man who had been crucified with Jesus, and then those of the other. 33 But when they came to Jesus and found that he was already dead, they did not break his legs. 34 Instead, one of the soldiers pierced Jesus’ side with a spear, bringing a sudden flow of blood and water. 35 The man who saw it has given testimony,

Romans 6:3

3 Or don’t you know that all of us who were baptized into Christ Jesus were baptized into his death? 4 We were therefore buried with him through baptism into death in order that, just as Christ was raised from the dead through the glory of the Father, we too may live a new life.

Romans 7:4

Therefore, my brethren, you also have become dead to the law through the body of Christ, that you may be married to another—to Him who was raised from the dead, that we should bear fruit to God.

Romans 7

1 Or do you not know, brethren (for I speak to those who know the law), that the law has dominion over a man as long as he lives?

2 For the woman who has a husband is bound by the law to her husband as long as he lives. But if the husband dies, she is released from the law of her husband.

3 So then if, while her husband lives, she marries another man, she will be called an adulteress; but if her husband dies, she is free from that law, so that she is no adulteress, though she has married another man.

4 Therefore, my brethren, you also have become dead to the law through the body of Christ, that you may be married to another—to Him who was raised from the dead, that we should bear fruit to God.

5 For when we were in the realm of the flesh, the sinful passions aroused by the law were at work in us, so that we bore fruit for death.

Revelation 19

6 Then I heard what sounded like a great multitude, like the roar of rushing waters and like loud peals of thunder, shouting: “Hallelujah! For our Lord God Almighty reigns.

7 Let us rejoice and be glad and give him glory! For the wedding of the Lamb has come, and his bride has made herself ready.

8 Fine linen, bright and clean, was given her to wear.” (Fine linen stands for the righteous acts of God’s holy people.)

9 Then the angel said to me, “Write this: Blessed are those who are invited to the wedding supper of the Lamb!” And he added, “These are the true words of God.”

Jesus Our Bridegroom

2 I saw the Holy City, the new Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven from God, prepared as a bride beautifully dressed for her husband. 3 And I heard a loud voice from the throne saying, “Look! God’s dwelling place is now among the people, and he will dwell with them. They will be his people, and God himself will be with them and be their God.

9….“Come, I will show you the bride, the wife of the Lamb.”

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The Names and Titles of Jesus – Jesus Our Redeemer

The Names and Titles of Jesus – Jesus Our Redeemer – Episode 107

This series of the names and titles of Jesus will give us a more in-depth understanding of Jesus Christ our Lord. This is 15th in the series.

Christ our Redeemer

  • Gal 3:13Christ hath redeemed us…”
  • 1Pe 1:18 Forasmuch as ye know that ye were not redeemed with corruptible things, as silver and gold, from your vain conversation received by tradition from your fathers;
  • Rev 5:9 And they sang a new song, saying, Thou art worthy to take the book, and to open the seals thereof: for thou wast slain, and hast redeemed us to God by thy blood out of every kindred, and tongue, and people, and nation;

“redemption” speaks of deliverance. It speaks of rescue and release and recovery.

  • To have redemption, there has to first be a need, a desperate predicament. We have to be redeemed from or out of something
  • There’s a Redeemer. The assumption here is that we cannot redeem ourselves. We are helpless
  • There’s a price to be paid.-
  • redemption means to be rescued or delivered “out of” something—a desperate situation or circumstance—and “into” a new place—a place of freedom, a place of blessing.

DOCTRINE OF THE KINSMAN REDEEMER
Lev.25:23-28
The redemption of property.
The redemption of persons.

1. The redemption of marriage
2. Child

To have redemption

1. There has to first be a need,
2. There has to be a Redeemer
3. There has to be a price to be paid
4. You are rescued or delivered “out of” something—a desperate situation or circumstance—and “into” a new place—a place of freedom, a place of blessing.

 10 For as many as are of the works of the law are under the curse: for it is written, Cursed is every
one that continueth not in all things which are written in the book of the law to do them.
Galatians 3
4 But when the fulness of the time was come, God sent forth his Son, made of a woman, made
under the law,5 To redeem them that were under the law,.. Galatians 4 (KJV)
13 Christ hath redeemed us from the curse of the law, being made a curse for us: for it is written,
Cursed is every one that hangeth on a tree: Galatians 3

Colossians 2 (NIV)
3 When you were dead in your sins and in the uncircumcision of your flesh, God made you
alive with Christ. He forgave us all our sins,
14 having canceled the charge of our legal indebtedness, which stood against us and condemned
us; he has taken it away, nailing it to the cross.
15 And having disarmed the powers and authorities, he made a public spectacle of them,
triumphing over them by the cross.

WE ARE THE BRIDE OF CHRIST

Romans 7
4 Wherefore, my brethren, ye also are become dead to the law by the body of Christ; that ye
should be married to another, even to him who is raised from the dead, that we should bring forth
fruit unto God.

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The Names and Titles of Jesus – Jesus Our Divine Advocate

The Names and Titles of Jesus – Jesus Our Divine Advocate – Episode 106

This series of the names and titles of Jesus will give us a more in-depth understanding of Jesus Christ our Lord. This is 14thin the series.

1 John 2: 1-2 (NAS)

2 My little children, I am writing these things to you so that you may not sin. And if anyone sins, we have an Advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous; 2 and He Himself is the propitiation for our sins; and not for ours only, but also for those of the whole world

 

1 John 1

4 And these things write we unto you, that your joy may be full.

5 This then is the message which we have heard of him, and declare unto you, that God is light,

and in him is no darkness at all.

6 If we say that we have fellowship with him, and walk in darkness, we lie, and do not the truth:

7 But if we walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have fellowship one with another, and the

blood of Jesus Christ his Son cleanseth us from all sin.

8 If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us.

9 If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all

unrighteousness.

10 If we say that we have not sinned, we make him a liar, and his word is not in us.

 

1 John 2

3 We know that we have come to know him if we keep his commands.4 Whoever says, “I know him,” but does not do what he commands is a liar, and the truth is not in that person. 5 But if anyone obeys his word, love for God is truly made complete in them. This is how we know we are in him: 6 Whoever claims to live in him must live as Jesus did.

9 Anyone who claims to be in the light but hates a brother or sister is still in the darkness. 10 Anyone who loves their brother and sister lives in the light, and there is nothing in them to make them stumble.

 

1 John 2: 1-2 (KJV)

My little children, these things write I unto you, that ye sin not. And if any man sin, we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous: 2 And he is the propitiation for our sins: and not for ours only, but also for the sins of the whole world.

 

Christ is Our Mercy Seat

The word for “propitiation” in the original Greek text is hilasterion, which actually means “mercy seat”

 

Ex 25:22

There I will meet with you, and from above the mercy seat, from between the two cherubim that are on the ark of the testimony….

 

1 Samuel 6

19 He struck down some of the men of Beth-shemesh because they had looked into the ark of the LORD. He struck down of all the people, 50,070 men, and the people mourned because the LORD had struck the people with a great slaughter. 20 The men of Beth-shemesh said, “Who is able to stand before the LORD, this holy God?…

 

Luke 12:5

But I will warn you whom to fear: fear him who, after h has killed, has authority to cast into hell. Yes, I tell you, fear him!

 

Romans 3 (NIV)

26 he did it to demonstrate his righteousness at the present time, so as to be just and the one who justifies those who have faith in Jesus.

 

1 John 4 (NIV)

9 This is how God showed his love among us: He sent his one and only Son into the world that we might live through him. 10 This is love: not that we loved God, but that he loved us and sent his Son as an atoning sacrifice for our sins.

 

1 John 2: 1-2 (KJV)

My little children, these things write I unto you, that ye sin not. And if any man sin, we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous: 2 And he is the propitiation for our sins: and not for ours only, but also for the sins of the whole world.

 

Romans 8 (NIV)

33 Who will bring any charge against those whom God has chosen? It is God who justifies. 34 Who then is the one who condemns? No one. Christ Jesus who died—more than that, who was raised to life—is at the right hand of God and is also interceding for us.

 

Hebrews 7 (NIV)

24 but because Jesus lives forever, he has a permanent priesthood. 25 Therefore he is able to save completely[c]those who come to God through him, because he always lives to intercede for them.

 

Exodus 28

“[And] Aaron [who was the first high priest] shall bear their names [the names of the people] before the Lord on his two shoulders . . . [and] on his heart, when he goes into the Holy Place, to bring them to regular remembrance before the Lord”

 

1 John 2: 1-2 (KJV)

My little children, these things write I unto you, that ye sin not. And if any man sin, we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous: 2 And he is the propitiation for our sins: and not for ours only, but also for the sins of the whole world.

 

John 3 (NIV)

16 For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life..

 

John 3 (NIV)

36 Whoever believes in the Son has eternal life, but whoever rejects the Son will not see life, for God’s wrath remains on them.

 

1 John 2: 1-2 (KJV)

My little children, these things write I unto you, that ye sin not. And if any man sin, we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous: 2 And he is the propitiation for our sins: and not for ours only, but also for the sins of the whole world.

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The Names and Titles of Jesus – Jesus the Lamb of God

The Names and Titles of Jesus - Jesus he Lamb of God, Bible Study, podcast, Spirit FilledThe Names and Titles of Jesus – Jesus the Lamb of God – Episode 105

This series of the names and titles of Jesus will give us a more in-depth understanding of Jesus Christ our Lord. This is 13th in the series.

1 Peter 1

18 For you know that it was not with perishable things such as silver or gold that you were redeemed from the empty way of life handed down to you from your ancestors, 19 but with the precious blood of Christ, a lamb without blemish or defect. 20 He was chosen before the creation of the world, but was revealed in these last times for your sake. 21 Through him you believe in God, who raised him from the dead and glorified him, and so your faith and hope are in God

 

JESUS THE LAMB OF GOD

 

Passover

Exd 12:7 ‘And they shall take [some] of the blood and put [it] on the two doorposts and on the lintel of the houses where they eat it.

Exd 12:46  In one house shall it be eaten; thou shalt not carry forth ought of the flesh abroad out of the house; neither shall ye break a bone thereof.

John 1:29

Behold, the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world!” . . . The next day again John was standing with two of his disciples and he looked at Jesus as he walked by and [he] said, “Behold, the Lamb of God!”

18 For you know that it was not with perishable things such as silver or gold that you were

redeemed… 19 but with the precious blood of Christ, a lamb without blemish or defect. (1:18–19

“Christ, our Passover lamb, has been sacrificed” 1 Cor. 5:7

Revelation 7

After this I looked, and behold, a great multitude that no one could number, from every nation, from all tribes and peoples and languages, standing before the throne and before the Lamb, clothed in white robes . . .

They approach the eternal throne bold through the blood of the shed Lamb.

. . . clothed in white robes, with palm branches in their hands, and crying out with a loud voice, “Salvation belongs to our God who sits on the throne, and to the Lamb!” (vv. 9–10).

 

Revelation 7 (NIV)

These are they who have come out of the great tribulation; they have  washed their robes and made them white in the blood of the Lamb. 15 Therefore,

“they are before the throne of God

and serve him day and night in his temple;

and he who sits on the throne

will shelter them with his presence.

16 ‘Never again will they hunger;

never again will they thirst.

The sun will not beat down on them,’[a]

nor any scorching heat.

17 For the Lamb at the center of the throne

will be their shepherd;

‘he will lead them to springs of living water.’[b]

‘And God will wipe away every tear from their eyes.’[c]”

Lev 23:33-34 Sukkot

John 7

37 On the last and greatest day of the festival, Jesus stood and said in a loud voice, “Let anyone

who is thirsty come to me and drink. 38 Whoever believes in me, as Scripture has said, rivers of

living water will flow from within them.”[c] 39 By this he meant the Spirit, whom those who believed

in him were later to receive. Up to that time the Spirit had not been given, since Jesus had not yet

been glorified.

40 On hearing his words, some of the people said, “Surely this man is the Prophet.”

41 Others said, “He is the Messiah.”

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The Names and Titles of Jesus – I Am the Way the Truth and the Life

The Names and Titles of Jesus – I Am the Way the Truth and the Life-  Episode 104

This series of the names and titles of Jesus will give us a more in-depth understanding of Jesus Christ our Lord. This is twelfth in the series.

John 14(NIV)

“Do not let your hearts be troubled. You believe in God[a]; believe also in me. 2My Father’s house has many rooms; if that were not so, would I have told you that I am going there to prepare a place for you?3And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come back and take you to be with me that you also may be where I am. 4You know the way to the place where I am going.” 5Thomas said to him, “Lord, we don’t know where you are going, so how can we know the way?” 6Jesus answered, “I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me. 7If you really know me, you will know[b] my Father as well. From now on, you do know him and have seen him.” 8Philip said, “Lord, show us the Father and that will be enough for us.” 9Jesus answered: “Don’t you know me, Philip, even after I have been among you such a long time? Anyone who has seen me has seen the Father. How can you say, ‘Show us the Father’? 10Don’t you believe that I am in the Father, and that the Father is in me? The words I say to you I do not speak on my own authority. Rather, it is the Father, living in me, who is doing his work. 11Believe me when I say that I am in the Father and the Father is in me; or at least believe on the evidence of the works themselves.

John 20

30Jesus performed many other signs in the presence of his disciples, which are not recorded in this book. 31But these are written that you may believe that Jesus is the Messiah, the Son of God, and that by believing you may have life in his name.

Believe John 20:31 Greek (present continual tense)

  1. Credence – believing that the facts accepting the truth.
  2. Confidence – believing in (trust and obey)
  3. Continuance – go on believing (faith& faithfulness) John 20:31 Greek (present continual tense)

“Do not let your hearts be troubled”

Verse 1 “Do not let your hearts be troubled. You believe in God; believe also in me…–

Verse 11: “Believe me that I am in the Father and the Father is in me, or else believe on account of the works themselves.”

Yes. I’m leaving. No. You can’t come with me now. Yes, you will be scattered this night when they strike the shepherd, and I will do this work alone. But don’t let your sorrow . . . Don’t let your fear . . . Don’t let your shame . . . produce an unholy turmoil in your soul. Let not your hearts be troubled. Trust me. Trust God. Why? There will be a place for you in my Father’s house, as my Father’s children forever

Matthew 16:13

WHO IS JESUS

13When Jesus came to the region of Caesarea Philippi, he asked his disciples, “Who do people say the Son of Man is?”

Today’s logic says that everybody’s right —-Everyone cannot be right

Who is this man who calls himself Jesus one of three possibility

  1. He is a liar/conman
  2. He is a lunatic
  3. The Son of the living God

Matthew 16:13

WHO IS JESUS

13When Jesus came to the region of Caesarea Philippi, he asked his disciples, “Who do people say the Son of Man is?”

14They replied, “Some say John the Baptist; others say Elijah; and still others, Jeremiah or one of the prophets.”

The scandal of Christianity is not Jesus is a truth or a Savior but the truth and the Savior and anyone who contradicts him is lost and that’s why the world hates him and hates us.

He’s not just a profit is not like others it’s his uniqueness that brings about his exclusiveness and that’s a scandal to the world.

Promises concerning the Messiah

  1. Genesis 49:10 The scepter will not depart from Judah, nor the ruler’s staff from between his feet,[c] until he to whom it belongs[d] shall come and the obedience of the nations shall be his
  2. Daniel 9;24 – 27 the city of Jerusalem was to be rebuilt
  3. Malachi 3 and Haggai 2 teach that the Messiah was to come while the second Temple was standing
  4. Isaiah 11 says a shoot will spring up of Jesse David’s father but even the root has been destroyed with the destruction of the Temple in 70 A.D.

Daniel 9;27 says the Messiah would confirm the new covenant and put an end to sacrificial system the sacrificial

Finally Isaiah said the coming of the Messiah would be marked by a ingathering of the nations or Gentiles

Jesus is the Messiah and he was not just a man even the Jewish scribes said that the Messiah would not be just a man they said the son of David would be greater than they and that he would be Lord of David Mark 12:35 -37 and Psalms 110 he would be God that became man that’s exactly what happened

Mark 12:35 -37

35While Jesus was teaching in the temple courts, he asked, “Why do the teachers of the law say that the Messiah is the son of David? 36David himself, speaking by the Holy Spirit, declared:

“‘The Lord said to my Lord: “Sit at my right hand until I put your enemies

until I put your enemies under your feet.”’[h]

37David himself calls him ‘Lord.’ How then can he be his son?”

Matthew16:21

From that time on Jesus began to explain to his disciples that he must go to Jerusalem and suffer many things at the hands of the elders, the chief priests and the teachers of the law, and that he must be killed and on the third day be raised to life. –

Matthew 5:48

Therefore you are to be perfect, as your heavenly Father is perfect.
Luke 10:25–37

25And behold, a lawyer stood up to put him to the test, saying, “Teacher, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?” 26He said to him, “What is written in the Law? How do you read it?” 27And he answered, s“You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength and with all your mind, and tyour neighbor as yourself.” 28And he said to him, “You have answered correctly; udo this, and you will live.”

Justification / Sanctification

2 Corinthians 5

Therefore if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creature; the old things passed away; behold, new things have come. 18Now all these things are from God

NATURE – WILL – ACTIVITIES

John 14:6

Jesus answered “I AM THE WAY and the truth and the life.  No one comes to the Father except through me.”

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