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Bible Basics - Jesus Christ, the Son of God

1. Jesus' Father, God, is the Eternal Spirit and Creator:

A. God has always existed and always will:

Exo.3:14 God said unto Moses, I AM THAT I AM
Psa.90:2 From everlasting to everlasting, Thou art God
Psa.102:24b-27 The heavens...shall perish, but Thou shalt endure... Thou art the same, and Thy years shall have no end
Rev.1:8 I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the ending...which is, and which was, and which is to come, the Almighty
(See also Isa.41:4 )

B. God is an immortal, invisible Spirit:

Jn.4:24 God is a Spirit: they that worship Him must worship Him in spirit and in truth
1Tim.1:17 Unto the King eternal, immortal, invisible, the only wise God, be honour and glory (See also 2Cor.3:17a ; Heb.11:27 .)

C. He fills the entire universe:

2Chr.2:6 Who is able to build Him an house (temple), seeing the heaven and the Heaven of heavens cannot contain Him?
Psa.139:7-10 Whither shall I flee from Thy presence? Thou art there
Acts 7:48,49 Heaven is My throne, and earth is My footstool
Acts 17:24-29 In Him we live, and move, and have our being
(See also 1Ki.8:27 ; 2Chr.6:18 ; Isa.66:1 .)

D. He is the only true God:

Isa.43:10,11 I am He: before Me there was no God...neither shall there be after Me
Isa.44:6,8b I am the first, and the last; beside Me there is no God
Isa.45:21b,22 There is no God else beside Me...I am God, and there is none else

E. He created the world, the universe, and man:

Gen.1:1 In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth
Gen.1:26,27 God created man in His Own image...male and female
Gen.2:7 God formed man of the dust of the ground
(See also Isa.45:18 ; 48:13 ; Acts 17:24-26 .)

F. His understanding and power are infinite:

Psa.139:4 There is not a word in my tongue, but, lo, O Lord, Thou knowest it altogether
Psa.147:5 Great is our Lord...His understanding is infinite
Isa.40:13-18 All nations before Him are as nothing...less than nothing, and vanity
Isa.40:28b There is no searching of His understanding
Rom.11:33 O the depth of...the wisdom and knowledge of God!

G. God is far beyond man's limited ability to understand:

Isa.55:8,9 As the heavens are higher than the earth, so are...My thoughts (higher) than your thoughts

H. God has a wonderful and beautiful plan for man:

1Cor.2:9 Neither have entered into heart of man, the [wonderful] things God hath prepared for them that love Him
(See also Isa.64:4 )

I. But sinful man is estranged from God:

Rom.3:23 For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God
Eccl.7:20 Not a just man on earth, that...sinneth not
Isa.59:2 Your iniquities have separated between you and your God

J. God loved man and wanted him to have salvation:

Mat.18:14 It is not the will of (God) that one...should perish
2Pet.3:9 The Lord is...not willing that any should perish
(See also Ezk.18:23,32 ; 33:11 .)

2. Why God sent Jesus into the world:

A. God sent Jesus to show us a picture of what He is like:

Col.1:13b,15 His dear Son: Who is the image (perfect picture) of the invisible God
Heb.1:3 The brightness of His (God's) glory, and the express (clearly communicated) image of His person
2Cor.4:4b Christ, Who is the image of God

B. In knowing Jesus, we can know and understand God:

Jn.8:19 If ye had known Me, ye should have known My Father
Jn.14:7-9 He that hath seen Me hath seen the Father
(See also Jn.12:45 )

C. God showed us His love by sending Jesus to earth:

Jn.3:16 God so loved the world, that He gave His only...Son
Rom.5:8 God commendeth His love toward us, in that...Christ [came into the world and] died for us
1Jn.4:8b-10 The love of God...God sent His only begotten Son into the world, that we might live through Him
(See also Eph.2:4-7 )

D. Jesus showed us God's love by dying for us:

Jn.10:11 I am the good shepherd: the good shepherd giveth His life for the sheep
Jn.15:13 Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends

E. Jesus' death paid the price for our sins, and if we believe in Him, we receive God's gift of salvation:

1Tim.1:15 Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners
Lk.19:10 The Son of man is come to seek and to save that which was lost (See also Mat.9:13)
Jn.3:17 God sent not His Son into the world to condemn world; but that the world through Him might be saved
Rom.5:6-11 We were reconciled to God by the death of His Son
1Jn.3:5 He was manifested to take away our sins
1Jn.4:14 The Father sent the Son to be the Saviour of the world
Rev.5:9b Thou wast slain, and redeemed us to God by Thy blood
(See also 1Cor.15:3 ; Eph.1:7 ; 2:12-18 ; 1Thes.5:9,10 ; Heb.9:12,14,26b,28 ; 10:12,14 ; 1Jn.4:9,10 ; Rev.1:5b .)

3. More reasons why God sent Jesus into the world:

A. To proclaim the truth:

Jn.18:37b For this cause came I into the world, that I should bear witness unto the truth

B. To destroy the power of the devil:

1Jn.3:8 For this purpose the Son of God was manifested, that He might destroy the works of the devil
Heb.2:14b,15 That...He (Jesus) might destroy him that had the power of death, that is, the devil
(See also 1Cor.15:54-57 )

C. To know our human weaknesses and to sympathise with us:

Heb.2:16-18 Made like unto His brethren...in that He himself hath suffered being tempted, He is able to succour them
Heb.4:15 (He was) touched with the feeling of our infirmities: Lk.2:40 (growing up); Lk.4:2 (hunger); Lk.8:23 (need for sleep); Lk.9:58 (poverty); Jn.4:6,7 (weariness and thirst); Mat.26:37 (sorrow).

4. Jesus' teachings and personal example:

A. Jesus' teachings were with power and authority:

Lk.4:32 They were astonished at His doctrine: for His word was with power (See also Mat.7:28,29 )
Jn.7:46 Never man spake like this man

B. Jesus' message was love:

Mat.22:37-39 Thou shalt love the Lord..thou shalt love thy neighbour
Jn.13:34,35 A new commandment I give you, That ye love one another
Jn.15:12 Love one another, as I have loved you
(See also Jn.15:17 ; 17:26 ; 1Jn.3:11 .)

C. Jesus' humility:

Phi.2:5-8 (He) made Himself of no reputation, and took...the form of a servant...humbled Himself
Mat.11:29 Learn of Me; for I am meek and lowly in heart
Lk.22:27 I am among you as He that serveth
Jn.13:3-15 [Jesus' humble example of washing His disciples' feet]

D. He befriended and won sinners and outcasts of society:

Mat.9:9-13 Jesus sat at meat (ate with) many publicans and sinners Lk.7:36-48 [Jesus confounded a Pharisee by allowing a sinful woman to touch, wash and kiss His feet as He was eating]
Lk.19:2-10 [Jesus ate with and forgave a despised tax collector]
Lk.23:39-43 [Jesus forgave the penitent thief dying with Him]
Jn.8:1-11 [Jesus forgave the woman caught in adultery]

5. Jesus, the way to salvation:

A. Jesus is the only way to God:

Jn.1:29 The Lamb of God, which taketh away the sin of the world
Jn.14:6 I am the way, the truth,and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by Me
Acts 4:12 Neither is there salvation in any other: for there is none other name...whereby we must be saved
1Tim.2:5 One mediator between God and men, Christ Jesus
1Jn.5:11 God hath given to us eternal life, and this life is in His Son
(See also Jn.8:51 ; 10:7-9 ; 17:2,3 .)

B. Jesus has the power to give us eternal life:

Jn.5:26 As the Father hath life in Himself; so hath He given to the Son to have life in Himself
Jn.1:4 In Him was life; and the life was the light of men
Jn.3:16 Whosoever believeth in Him...have everlasting life
Jn.5:24 He that believeth hath everlasting life, and...is passed from death unto life
Jn.6:40 Every one which...believeth on Him (has) everlasting life
Jn.6:47 He that believeth on Me hath everlasting life
Jn.6:48,50,51 I am the living bread...if any man eat of this bread, he shall live forever
Jn.10:28 I give unto them eternal life; and they shall never perish
Jn.11:25 I am the resurrection, and the life
Jn.17:2,3 This is life eternal, that they might know...Jesus Christ
Rom.6:23 The gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ
Heb.5:9 He (Jesus) became the author of eternal salvation
1Jn.5:12,13 He that hath the Son hath life...you that believe on the name of the Son of God...have eternal life

C. When we receive Jesus, God dwells in our hearts:

1Jn.4:15 Whosoever shall confess that Jesus is the Son of God, God dwelleth in him, and he in God (See also Jn.13:20b )

D. God's sheep will hear Jesus' voice and come to Him:

Jn.5:23 All men should honour the Son, even as they honour the Father
Jn.6:45 Every man that...learned of the Father, cometh unto Me
Jn.8:42 If God were your Father, ye would love Me (Jesus)
Jn.10:3,5,27 My sheep hear My voice...and they follow Me

E. God loves us if we love Jesus:

Jn.14:21,23 He that loveth Me shall be loved of My Father
Jn.16:27 The Father Himself loveth you, because ye loved Me

F. Those that hate Jesus, also hate God:

Jn.15:23,24 He that hateth Me (Jesus) hateth My Father also...now have they both seen and hated both Me and My Father

G. What rejecting Jesus means:

Jn.3:36b He that believeth not the Son shall not see life; but the wrath of God abideth on him
Jn.3:18 He that believeth not (on Jesus) is condemned already
Jn.3:19,20 This is the condemnation, that light is come into the world, and men loved darkness rather than light
Jn.8:24 If ye believe not that I am He, ye shall die in your sins
Jn.12:48 He that rejecteth Me...hath one that judgeth him : the Word...shall judge him in the last day
1Jn.2:22,23 Whosoever denieth the Son...hath not the Father
1Jn.5:12b He that hath not the Son of God hath not life

6. Jesus, the light of the world:

A. Jesus is the true Light:

Jn.1:9 That was that true Light, which lighteth every man that cometh into the world
Jn.8:12 I am the light of the world: he that followeth Me shall not walk in darkness (See also Jn.9:5)
Mat.4:16 The people which sat in darkness saw great light...in the region and shadow of death light is sprung up
Lk.2:30-32 A light to lighten the (nations) (See also Isa.49:6)
1Jn.2:8 The darkness is past, and the true light now shineth
(See also Acts 26:18 )

B. The devil and evil men hate the true Light:

(See 2Cor.4:4 ; Jn.1:5 ; 3:19-21 .)

7. Jesus' life and resurrection are a fact:

A. The facts of His life and death were recorded by eyewitnesses:

2Pet.1:16 We have not followed cunningly devised fables, when we [told of the] coming of Jesus, but were eyewitnesses
Lk.1:1,2 Those things which are most surely believed among us... they [told] us, which were...eyewitnesses
Jn.19:25,26,34,35 He (John) that saw it [Jesus' crucifixion] bare record, and his record is true: and he knoweth that he saith true
Acts 4:20 We cannot but speak the things which we have seen
Acts 10:38,39 We are witnesses of all things which He did
(See also Jn.21:24,25 ; Acts 5:32 ; Heb.2:3 ; 1Jn.1:1-3a .)

B. His resurrection from the dead is a fact:

Acts 1:2,3 He showed Himself alive after His passion (death) by many infallible proofs, being seen of them 40 days
Acts 2:31,32 Jesus hath God raised up, whereof we all are witnesses
Acts 13:30,31 God raised Him (Jesus) from the dead: and He was seen many days of them...His witnesses
1Cor.15:3-6 He rose again...He was seen of above 500 brethren at once (See also Acts 10:40,41 )

C. His resurrection proves that He is divine:

Rom.1:3,4 Jesus Christ our Lord was...declared to be the Son of God with power...by the resurrection from the dead

8. Eyewitness accounts in the Bible tell us that:

A. Jesus was crucified:

(See Mat.27:27-50 ; Mk.15:15-37 ; Lk.23:23-49 ; Jn.19:16-30 .)

B. He was buried in a grave for three days:

(See Mat.27:57-66 ; Mk.15:42-47 ; Lk.23:50-56 ; Jn.19:31-42 ; Acts 13:28,29 .)

C. He was resurrected from the dead:

(See Mat.28:1-18 ; Mk.16:1-14 ; Lk.24:1-43 ; Jn.20:all ; 21:all ; Acts 2:23, 24,32 ; 3:14,15 ; 10:39-41 ; 13:29-31 ; 1Cor.15:3-8 ; Rev.1:18 .)

D. He was then taken up into Heaven:

( Mk.16:19 ; Lk.24:50,51 ; Acts 1:4-11 .)

9. Old Testament Messianic prophecies:

--Fulfilled in the birth, death and life of Jesus Christ:
Lk.24:44 All things...fulfilled (in Scriptures) concerning Me

A. His lineage foretold:

Gen.3:15 [He would be the "seed of a woman"-- Gal.4:4 ; Lk.2:7 ]
Gen.18:18 [The promised seed of Abraham-- Mat.1:1 ] (Also compare Gen.17:5-7 and Gal.3:16,19 ) (Also compare Gen.28:13,14b and Acts 3:25,26 )
Gen.17:15,19 [The promised seed of Isaac-- Mat.1:1,2 ]
Num.24:17 [The promised seed of Jacob-- Mat.1:2 ; Lk.3:34 ]
Gen.49:10 [He was to descend from the tribe of Judah-- Lk.3:33 ]
Isa.9:6,7 [Heir to the throne of David-- Mat.1:1 ; Acts 2:29,30 ]

B. His birth and childhood:

Mic.5:2 [His birthplace, Bethlehem in Judah, prophesied-- Mat. 2:1-6 ; Lk.2:4-7 ; Jn.7:42 ]
Isa.7:14 [Born of a virgin-- Mat.1:18 ; Lk.1:26-35 ]
Jer.31:15 [Massacre of infants-- Mat.2:16-18 ]
Hos.11:1 [God's Son to be called out of Egypt-- Mat.2:13,14, 19-21 ]

C. His ministry and rejection:

Isa.9:1,2 [His ministry in Galilee-- Mat.4:12-16 ]
Psa.110:4 [An eternal priest, like Melchizedek-- Heb. 6:20 ; 7:11- 16; 20-26 ]
Isa.53:3 [Rejection by the Jews-- Jn.1:11 ; 5:43 ; Lk.17:25 ; 23:18 ]
Psa.2:1,2 ["Rulers took counsel against Him"-- Acts 4:25-28 ; 3:14, 15,17 ; See also Mat.27:1 ; Lk.24:20 ; Jn.11:47,53 ]
Zech.9:9 [His triumphal entry into Jerusalem on a donkey: Jn.12:12-14 ; Mat.21:1-11 ]

D. His betrayal:

Psa.41:9 [Betrayed by a close friend who ate of His bread-- Jn.13: 18 ; Mk.14:10 ; Mat.26:14-16,20-23 ; Mk.14:43-45 ]
Zech.11:12 [Sold for 30 pieces of silver-- Mat.26:15 ; 27:3-10 ]
Zech.11:13 [Money then used to buy a potter's field-- Mat.27:3-10 ]
Psa.109:7,8 [Judas' office taken by another-- Acts 1:15,16,20-22 ]

E. His persecution and crucifixion:

Psa.27:12 [False witnesses to accuse the Messiah-- Mat.26:60,61 ]
Isa.53:7 [Silent when accused-- Mat.26:62,63 ; 27:12-14 ]
Isa.50:6 [Smitten and spat on-- Mk.14:65 ; 15:19 ; Jn.18:22 ; 19:1-3 ]
Isa.53:4,5,8 [Suffered for our sins (See also Dan.9:26 )-- Mat.8:16,17 ; Rom.4:25 ; 1Cor.15:3 ]
Isa.53:12 [To die with sinners-- Mat.27:38 ; Mk.15:27,28 ; Lk.23:33 ]
Psa:22:16 and Zech.12:10 [Hands and feet pierced--crucifixion was not practiced by the ancient Jews-- Jn.19:37 ; 20:25,26,27 ]
Dan.9:25 [Exact year of His death predicted: 30 AD]
Psa.22:6-8 [Mocked while dying-- Mat.27:39-44 ; Mk.15:29-32 ]
Psa.69:21 [Given gall and vinegar-- Jn.19:29 ; Mat.27:34,48 ]
Zech.12:10 [His side pierced-- Jn.19:34 ]
Psa.22:18 [Soldiers cast lots for His clothes-- Mk.15:24 ; Jn.19:24 ]
Psa.34:20 [Not a bone to be broken-- Jn.19:33 ] (Also Exo.12:46 )
Isa.53:9 [Buried with the rich- - Mat.27:57-60 ]

F. His resurrection:

Psa.16:10 [His resurrection-- Mat.28:9 ; Lk.24:36-48 ; Acts 2:23-31 ]
Psa.68:18a [His ascension-- Lk.24:50,51 ; Acts 1:9 ]
Psa.110:1 [Enthroned in Heaven-- Acts 2:32-35 ]
(See Psa.2; 22 ; Isa.53 .) (See also Acts 13:27-29 )

10. Jesus, the Son of God:

A. The Old Testament states that God has a Son:

Psa.2:7 The Lord hath said unto Me, Thou art My Son
Pro.30:4 Who hath established all the ends of the earth? What is His name, and what is His Son's name?
Dan.3:25 I see four men...the fourth is like the Son of God
(See also Dan.7:13,14 )

B. Jesus declared He was the Son of God, Christ the Messiah:

Mat.16:15-17 Thou art the Christ, the Son of...God. Jesus answered, Blessed art thou...My Father (revealed it unto you)
Mat.26:63,64 I adjure Thee...tell us whether Thou be the Christ, the Son of God. Jesus saith unto him, Thou hast said
Mat.27:43b He said, I am the Son of God (See also Jn.19:7 )
Mk.14:61,62 Art Thou Christ, Son of the Blessed? Jesus said, I am
Jn.4:25,26 Woman saith...Messias cometh, which is called Christ. Jesus saith, I that speak unto thee am He
Jn.9:35-38 Jesus said, Dost thou believe on the Son of God? Who is He? Jesus said, It is He that talketh with thee
Jn.10:33,36-38 Because I said, I am the Son of God
(See also Jn.3:16-18,34-36 ; 5:19,20,25,26 ; 6:40 ; 11:4 .)

C. He was declared to be the Son of God by others:

Mat.16:15-17 Peter...said, Thou art the Christ, the Son of...God
Mat.27:54 The centurion (said), Truly this was the Son of God
Jn.1:34 [John the Baptist:] I bear record this is the Son of God
Jn.1:40,41 Andrew...saith, We have found the Messias...the Christ
Jn.1:49 Nathanael saith unto Him, Thou art the Son of God
Jn.6:67-69 We...are sure that Thou art that Christ, the Son of God
Jn.11:27 (Martha) saith...I believe that Thou art the Christ, the Son of God, which should come into the world

D. Even the devils knew He was the Son of God:

(See Mat.8:29 ; Lk.4:33,34,41 .)

E. Jesus called God His Father:

Jn.5:17,18,20 Jesus...said that God was His Father, making Himself equal with God
Jn.8:54 My Father...of whom ye say, that He is your God
(See also Lk.10:22 ; 22:29 ; Jn.5:22-31,36,37 ; 8:16,19, 26-28,38,49 ; 14:13 ; 16:28 ; 17:1-26 ; 20:17 .)

F. God anointed Jesus with power:

Mk.1:27 With authority commandeth He even the unclean spirits, and they do obey Him
Lk.4:16-21 Spirit of the Lord is upon Me...He hath anointed Me
Jn.3:34b God giveth not the Spirit by measure unto Him
Acts 10:38 God anointed Jesus...with the Holy Ghost and with power

11. Jesus' relationship with God:

A. Jesus' closeness to God, His Father:
Jn.1:18 The only begotten Son...is in the bosom of the Father
Jn.16:15 All things that the Father hath are Mine
(See also Jn.15:15 )

B. He was with God in His pre-existence in Heaven:

Jn.17:5,24 The glory which I had with Thee before the world was
Jn.8:42b I proceeded forth and came from God...He sent Me
2Cor.8:9 Though He was rich, yet for your sakes He became poor
(See also Jn.1:1 ; 13:3 ; 16:28 ; 17:8,18a .)

C. God loves Jesus and is pleased with Him:

Mat.3:16,17 This is My beloved Son, in Whom I am well pleased
Jn.8:29b I do always those things that please Him
(See also Lk.9:34,35 ; Jn.15:10 .)

D. Jesus is one with His Father:

Jn.10:30 I and My Father are one
Jn.10:38b The Father is in Me, and I in Him
Jn.14:9,10a He that hath seen Me hath seen the Father

E. Jesus is God, He is one with the Father:

Isa.9:6 A child is born...and His name shall be called...the mighty God, the everlasting Father, the Prince of Peace
Jn.8:56-58 Before Abraham was, I am (Compare w/ Exo.3:6,13,14 )
Jn.20:28,29 Thomas said unto Him, "My Lord and my God" [Jesus then commended him for believing]
Col.3:11 Christ is all, and in all
1Tim.3:16 God was manifest in the flesh
Heb.1:8 Unto the Son He saith, Thy throne, O God, is for ever
Rev.1:8,11a ; 22:12,13 I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the ending...which is, and which was...the Almighty (Compare w/ Isa.44:6 )

F. Yet they are distinct, individual personalities:

1Jn.5:7,8 There are three that bear record in Heaven, the Father, the Word, and the Holy Ghost: and these three are one

G. God the Father has preeminence:

Jn.14:28b My Father is greater than I
Jn.20:17 I ascend unto My Father, and your Father; and to My God, and your God (See also Eph.1:17 )
1Cor.3:23 Ye are Christ's; and Christ is God's
1Cor.11:3 The head of Christ is God
1Cor.15:24-28 Then shall the Son also Himself be subject unto Him... that God may be all in all
(See also Jn.15:1 )

H. Jesus' total obedience to the Father:

Jn.4:34 To do the will of Him that sent Me...finish His work
Jn.5:19 The Son can do nothing...but what He seeth (God) do
Jn.5:30 I can of Mine Own self do nothing...I seek not Mine Own will, but the will of the Father
Jn.8:28,29 I do nothing of Myself...I do always those things that please Him (God)
Jn.12:49,50 I have not spoken of Myself; but the Father...gave Me a commandment, what I should say...so I speak
Jn.14:31b As the Father gave Me commandment, even so I do
Phi.2:6-8 [Jesus] humbled Himself...obedient unto death
(See also Jn.8:26b,38a,42 ; 14:10b,24 .)

I. Jesus submitted and obeyed utterly:

Mat.26:39,42,44 He...fell on His face, and prayed, saying, O My Father... not as I will, but as Thou wilt
(See also Mk.14:35,36 ; Lk.22:41-44 .)

12. The authority and power God has given Jesus:

A. Jesus is seated on the right hand of God in Heaven:

Mk.16:19 Was received into Heaven, and sat on right hand of God
Lk.22:69 Hereafter shall the Son of man sit on the right hand of the power of God (See also Mat.26:64b)
Rom.8:34 Christ...Who is even at the right hand of God, Who also maketh intercession for us
Eph.1:20 He raised Him from the dead, and set Him at His Own right hand in the Heavenly places
Heb.1:3b He...sat down on the right hand of the Majesty on high
Rev.3:21b I overcame, and am set down with My Father in His throne
(See also Psa.110:1 ; Acts 2:32,33a,34 ; 7:55,56 ; Col.3:1 ; 1Pet.3:22a .)

B. God has given all authority to Jesus:

Mat.28:18 All power (authority) is given unto Me in Heaven and earth
Dan.7:13,14 There was given Him dominion, and glory and a Kingdom, that all nations...should serve Him (See Heb.1:8 )
Jn.3:35 The Father...hath given all things into His hand
Jn.5:26,27 He (hath) given (Jesus)...authority to execute judgment
Eph.1:20-22 Set Him...far above all principality, and power, and might, and dominion...and hath put all things under His feet
Phi.2:9-11 At the name of Jesus every knee should bow
Col.2:10 (Jesus) is the head of all principality and power
1Pet.3:22b Angels and authorities and powers...made subject to Him
Rev.17:14 Lord of lords, and King of kings (See also 1Tim.6:15 )
(See also Mat.11:27 ; 26:53 ; Jn.3:31 ; Heb.1:4,6 ; Eph. 1:10 ; Col.1:18 ; Rev.1:5a .)

C. Jesus is the King, and the Kingdom of Heaven is His:

(See Mat.13:41 ; 16:28 ; 27:11 ; 25:31,34 ; Lk.22:29,30 ; Jn.18:33-37 ; Col.1:13 .)

D. Jesus is Lord:

Jn.13:13 Ye call me Master and Lord: and ye say well; for so I am
Acts 2:36 God hath made that same Jesus...both Lord and Christ
Phi.2:11 Every tongue should confess that Jesus Christ is Lord
Rev.19:16 KING of Kings, and LORD of Lords (See also 1Tim.6:15 ; Rev.17:14a .)

E. God has made Him judge of the world:

Mat.16:27 The Son of man shall come...and then He shall reward every man according to his works
Mat.25:31-46 The Son of man...shall...sit on the throne of His glory: and before Him shall be gathered all nations
Jn.5:22 The Father...hath committed all judgment unto the Son
Acts 10:42 Ordained of God to be the Judge of (the living) and dead
Rom.2:16 God shall judge the secrets of men by Jesus Christ

F. Jesus will also sit in judgment of Christians:

Rom.14:10 We shall all stand before the judgment seat of Christ
2Cor.5:10 We must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ
Rev.2:23b I am He which searcheth the...hearts: and I will give unto every one of you according to your works
Rev.22:12 My reward is with Me, to give every man according as his work shall be

13. Jesus the Creator:

A. God created the universe through Jesus:

Jn.1:1-3,10 In the beginning was the Word (Jesus)...and all things were made by Him...the world was made by Him
Gen.1:1 In the beginning, God created the heaven and the earth
Col.1:15,16 By Him (Jesus) were all things created...all things were created by Him, and for Him
Heb.1:2 His Son...by Whom also He made the worlds
Heb.1.8,10 Unto the Son He saith...Thou, Lord, in the beginning hast laid the foundation of the earth

B. Jesus upholds all matter in the universe:

Col.1:17 He is before all things, and by Him all things consist
Heb.1:3 Upholding all things by the word of His power

C. All the fullness of God dwells in Jesus:

Col.1:19 That in Him (Jesus) should all fulness dwell

Col.2:2b,3 Christ...in Whom are hid all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge
Col.2:9 In Him (Jesus) dwelleth all the fulness of the Godhead

D. A description of Jesus' immortal resurrected body:

Rev.1:13-17 The Son of man...eyes as a flame of fire...countenance as the sun [skin glowed like white-hot metal]

14. Titles of Jesus:

Isa.7:14 (Immanuel--"God with us"); Isa.9:6 (Counsellor, The mighty God, the everlasting Father, the Prince of peace); Mat.25:31 (the Son of man); Mat.16:16 (Son of the living God); Lk.5:34,35 ; Jn.3:29 (the bridegroom); Jn.1:29,36 (The Lamb of God); Jn.1:41 (the Messiah, the Christ); Jn.1:49 (Rabbi, Son of God, King of Israel); Jn.6:35,48,51 (the bread of life); Jn.8:12 ; 9:5 (the light of the world); Jn.10:7,9 (the door of the sheepfold); Jn.10:11 (the good shepherd); Jn.11:25 (the resurrection and the life); Jn.13:13 (Master and Lord); Jn.14:6 (the way, the truth, and the life); Jn.15:1 (the true vine); 1Cor.2:8 (the Lord of glory); 1Cor.10:4 (the spiritual Rock); Col.2:19 (the Head); 1Tim.6:15 (the blessed and only Potentate, the King of kings, and Lord of lords); Heb.2:10 (the captain of our salvation); Heb.4:14 (great high priest); Heb.12:2 (the author and finisher of our faith); Heb.13:20 (that great shepherd of the sheep); 1Pet.2:4 (a living stone); 1Pet.2:6 ; Eph.2:20 (a chief corner stone); 1Pet.2:25 (the Shepherd and Bishop of your souls); 1Pet.5:4 (the chief Shepherd); Rev.1:5 (faithful witness, prince of the kings of the earth); Rev.1:8 (Alpha and Omega, the Almighty); Rev.5:5 (the Lion of the tribe of Judah, the Root of David); Rev.19:11 (Faithful and True); Rev.19:13 (the Word of God); Rev.19:16 (KING of Kings, and LORD of Lords); Rev.22:16 (the root and the offspring of David, and the bright and morning star).
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