Presentation on theme: "Jesus Christ is the Good News – Mk.1:1-13 1.What is the Good News a. It is from God –v.2-8 1. Prepared for –v.2,3; 1Pet.1:20; Eph.1:4 2. Announced – v.4-8."— Presentation transcript:
Jesus Christ is the Good News – Mk.1:1-13 1.What is the Good News a. It is from God –v.2-8 1. Prepared for –v.2,3; 1Pet.1:20; Eph.1:4 2. Announced – v.4-8 - challenges people –v.4,5 - pointing to Jesus –v.7,8
b. It is about Jesus – v.1,9-13 a. Jesus is the Christ –v.1 b. Jesus is divine –v.1 - the father rejoices in him –v.11; Mk.9:7; Ps.2:7 - the demons tremble – 5:6,7 - the centurion believes – 15:39 c. Jesus is fully human - identifying with sinners – v.9; Is.53:5,6 - facing temptation –v. 13; Heb.4:15,16 - Equipped for his mission – v.10-13; Is.42:1
c. It is about Salvation It is the most wonderful news – through Jesus we can receive:- a.Forgiveness – v.4; Acts2:38 b.New life – v.8 2 Gospel demands – repentance & faith 2 Gospel promises – forgiveness & eternal life
2. Jesus & You a.Do you understand who Jesus is? His identity b.Do you grasp why he came? His mission c.Have you responded to the Gospel demands? Repentance & faith d.How eagerly do you want to share this Good News of Jesus?