Jesus

  1. Attributes of Christ
    1. Ever-present
      1. Matthew 28:20, "teaching them to observe all that I commanded you; and lo, I am with you always, even to the end of the age."
    2. Has All Authority
      1. Matthew 28:18, "And Jesus came up and spoke to them, saying, “All authority has been given to Me in heaven and on earth."
    3. Knows All Things
      1. John 21:17, "He *said to him the third time, “Simon, son of John, do you love Me?” Peter was grieved because He said to him the third time, “Do you love Me?” And he said to Him, “Lord, You know all things; You know that I love You.” Jesus *said to him, “Tend My sheep."
  2. Fulfilled Prophecy
    1. Birthplace
      1. Micah 5:2, "But as for you, Bethlehem Ephrathah, too little to be among the clans of Judah. From you One will go forth for Me to be ruler in Israel. His goings forth are from long ago, from the days of eternity."
    2. Crucified
      1. Genesis 3:15, "And I will put enmity between you and the woman, and between your seed and her seed. He shall bruise you on the head, and you shall bruise him on the heel."
      2. Psalm 22:11-18, "Be not far from me, for trouble is near for there is none to help. 12 Many bulls have surrounded me. Strong bulls of Bashan have encircled me. 13 They open wide their mouth at me, as a ravening and a roaring lion. 14 I am poured out like water, and all my bones are out of joint.  My heart is like wax. It is melted within me. 15 My strength is dried up like a potsherd, and my tongue cleaves to my jaws.  And You lay me in the dust of death. 16 For dogs have surrounded me.  A band of evildoers has encompassed me.  They pierced my hands and my feet. 17 I can count all my bones. They look, they stare at me; 18 They divide my garments among them, and for my clothing they cast lots."
    3. Pierced
      1. Zechariah 12:10, "And I will pour out on the house of David and on the inhabitants of Jerusalem, the Spirit of grace and of supplication, so that they will look on Me whom they have pierced; and they will mourn for Him, as one mourns for an only son, and they will weep bitterly over Him, like the bitter weeping over a first-born."
    4. Riding a Donkey
      1. Zechariah 9:9, "Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion! Shout in triumph, O daughter of Jerusalem! Behold, your king is coming to you. He is just and endowed with salvation, humble, and mounted on a donkey, even on a colt, the foal of a donkey."
  3. Functions of Jesus
    1. Head of the Church
      1. Colossians 1:18, "He is also head of the body, the church; and He is the beginning, the first-born from the dead; so that He Himself might come to have first place in everything."
  4. Image of God
    1. Colossians 1:15, "And He is the image of the invisible God, the first-born of all creation.
  5. Miscellaneous
    1. John 1:17, "For the Law was given through Moses; grace and truth were realized through Jesus Christ."
    2. John 14:6, "Jesus said to him, 'I am the way, and the truth, and the life; no one comes to the Father, but through Me.'
  6. Mission of Jesus
    1. Atone for Sin
      1. Hebrews 2:17, “Therefore, He had to be made like His brethren in all things, so that He might become a merciful and faithful high priest in things pertaining to God, to make propitiation for the sins of the people.”
    2. Become a High Priest
      1. Hebrews 2:17, “Therefore, He had to be made like His brethren in all things, so that He might become a merciful and faithful high priest in things pertaining to God, to make propitiation for the sins of the people.”
    3. Bring Division
      1. Luke 12:51, "Do you think I came to bring peace on earth? No, I tell you, but division."
    4. Bring Judgment
      1. John 9:39, “And Jesus said, “For judgment I came into this world, so that those who do not see may see, and that those who see may become blind.”
    5. Destroy the Devi's Works
      1. 1 John 3:8, “He who does what is sinful is of the devil, because the devil has been sinning from the beginning. The reason the Son of God appeared was to destroy the devil's work."
    6. Destroy the Power of Satan
      1. Hebrews 2:14, “Since then the children share in flesh and blood, He Himself likewise also partook of the same, that through death He might render powerless him who had the power of death, that is, the devil.”
    7. Do Will of God
      1. John 6:38, “For I have come down from heaven, not to do My own will, but the will of Him who sent Me.”
    8. Fulfill Law and Prophets
      1. Matthew 5:17, “Do not think that I came to abolish the Law or the Prophets; I did not come to abolish, but to fulfill.”
    9. Give Life
      1. John 10:10, “The thief comes only to steal, and kill, and destroy; I came that they might have life, and might have it abundantly.”
    10. Reveal the Father
      1. Matthew 11:27, “All things have been committed to me by my Father. No one knows the Son except the Father, and no one knows the Father except the Son and those to whom the Son chooses to reveal him."
    11. Saved the Lost
      1. Luke 19:10, “For the Son of Man has come to seek and to save that which was lost.”
    12. Serve
      1. Matthew 20:28, "just as the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many."
    13. Take Away Sin
      1. 1 John 3:5, “You know that He appeared in order to take away sins; and in Him there is no sin.”
    14. Taste Death for Everyone
      1. Hebrews 2:9, "But we see Jesus, who was made a little lower than the angels, now crowned with glory and honor because he suffered death, so that by the grace of God he might taste death for everyone."
  7. Natures of Jesus
    1. Jesus has two natures
      1. John 1:1,14, "In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God... 14 And the Word became flesh, and dwelt among us, and we beheld His glory, glory as of the only begotten from the Father, full of grace and truth."
      2. Colossians 2:9, "For in Him all the fullness of Deity dwells in bodily form."
    2. Jesus is a man
      1. 1 Timothy 2:5, "For there is one God, and one mediator also between God and men, the man Christ Jesus."
    3. Jesus is divine
      1. Isaiah 9:6, "For a child will be born to us, a son will be given to us; And the government will rest on His shoulders; And His name will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Eternal Father, Prince of Peace."
      2. John 8:58, "Jesus said to them, “Truly, truly, I say to you, before Abraham was born, I am.”   Compare to Exodus 3:14, "God said to Moses, “I AM WHO I AM”; and He said, “Thus you shall say to the sons of Israel, ‘I AM has sent me to you.’”
      3. Colossians 2:9, "For in Him all the fullness of Deity dwells in bodily form."
    4. Unchangeable
      1. Heb. 13:8, "Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever."
  8. Offices of Jesus
    1. King
      1. Matthew 2:2, “Where is He who has been born King of the Jews? For we saw His star in the east and have come to worship Him.”
      2. Matthew 27:11, “Now Jesus stood before the governor, and the governor questioned Him, saying, “Are You the King of the Jews?” And Jesus said to him, “It is as you say.”
    2. Priest
      1. Hebrews 6:20, “where Jesus has entered as a forerunner for us, having become a high priest forever according to the order of Melchizedek.”
      2. Hebrews 9:11, “But when Christ appeared as a high priest of the good things to come, He entered through the greater and more perfect tabernacle, not made with hands, that is to say, not of this creation.”
    3. Prophet
      1. Luke 13:33, "Just at that time some Pharisees came up, saying to Him, "Go away and depart from here, for Herod wants to kill You." 32 And He said to them, "Go and tell that fox, ‘Behold, I cast out demons and perform cures today and tomorrow, and the third day I reach My goal.’ 33 "Nevertheless I must journey on today and tomorrow and the next day; for it cannot be that a prophet should perish outside of Jerusalem."
      2. Matt. 13:57, "And they took offense at Him. But Jesus said to them, “A prophet is not without honor except in his home town
  9. Works of Jesus
    1. Creator of All Things
      1. Col. 1:15, "For by Him all things were created, both in the heavens and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions or rulers or authorities—all things have been created by Him and for Him."
    2. Mediator
      1. 1 Timothy 2:5, "For there is one God, and one mediator also between God and men, the man Christ Jesus."
    3. Reveals the Father
      1. Matthew 11:27, "All things have been handed over to Me by My Father; and no one knows the Son, except the Father; nor does anyone know the Father, except the Son, and anyone to whom the Son wills to reveal Him."
    4. Save Sinners
      1. 1 Timothy 1:15, "It is a trustworthy statement, deserving full acceptance, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners, among whom I am foremost of all."
      2. Titus 1:4, "to Titus, my true child in a common faith: Grace and peace from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Savior."

 

 

 

 
 
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