The Eternal Glory of Jesus Christ One Need To know Jesus Christ as our Lord and Saviour and to dwell in His presence One Purpose To glorify Jesus Christ EVERYTHING ELSE PALES INTO UTTER INSIGNIFICANCE NEXT TO HIS GLORY
The Eternal Glory of Jesus Christ 7 Glories (Hebrews 1.2 – 3): Appointed heir of all things By whom God made the worlds The brightness of God’s glory The express image of God’s person Upholds all things by the Word of God’s power By Himself purged our sins Sat down on the right hand of the Majesty on high
Appointed Heir of All Things Predestined Lord of the universe John 3.35 – The Father loves the Son and has given all things into His hand. Ephesians 1.22-23 – And He has put all things under His feet. Philippians 2.9 – 11 Everything belongs to Christ – including you & me He has been appointed Heir – not yet fulfilled
By Whom God Made the Worlds Creator and sustainer of all creation John 1.1-3 Genesis – “Then God said...” Colossians 1.15 – 19 Note verse 16 “FOR HIM”
The Brightness of God’s Glory Shekinah glory Exodus 40.34 – The glory of the Lord filled the tabernacle. Matthew 17.1 - 6 “This is My Son the Beloved...HEAR HIM” Exodus 33.20-23 - None shall see Me and live John 17.5 – It is in Christ God is revealed.
The Express Image of God’s Person Jesus Christ is God Colossians 1.15 - The exact representation of God’s being Philippians 2.6, John 1.14,18 I and My Father are one. John 5.17-24
Upholds All Things by the Word of God’s Power Christ speaks and it is done! Colossians 1.17 – And He is before all things and in Him all things consist. Matthew 8.23 – 27 – Even the winds and the sea obey Him.
By Himself Purged Our Sins This is why He came Isaiah 53.5 – he was purged in our place. Psalm 51.7 – purge me, wash me with His blood. Hebrews 9.22 – Without shedding of blood there is no remission (forgiveness). “It is finished” John 17.4 – “I have glorified You”
Sat Down on the Right Hand of The Majesty on High He deserved a rest! He deserves His place and position. He deserves glory – our glorification of Him. Philippians 2.9 - 11 Revelation 4.10 -11 WHERE DO YOU STAND?