Presentation on theme: "“ Whoever believes that Jesus is the Christ is born of God, and everyone who loves Him who begot also loves him who is begotten of Him. By this we know."— Presentation transcript:
“ Whoever believes that Jesus is the Christ is born of God, and everyone who loves Him who begot also loves him who is begotten of Him. By this we know that we love the children of God, when we love God and keep His commandments. For this is the love of God, that we keep His commandments. And His commandments are not burdensome. For whatever is born of God overcomes the world. And this is the victory that has overcome the world—— our faith. Who is he who overcomes the world, but he who believes that Jesus is the Son of God?” (1Jo 5:1-5 NKJV)
“Whoever believes that Jesus is the Christ is born of God…” pisteuw = “Commit one's trust to” “Place confidence in”
“Whoever believes that Jesus is the Christ is born of God…”
Used 38 times in OT Spoken of a Priest in Lev 4 & 6 Spoken of a King in 1 Sam 24, 26 & 2Sam1 Spoken of a Prophet in Ps 105:15
But when Daniel Uses it: Messiah the Prince Messiah “"Know therefore and understand, [That] from the going forth of the command To restore and build Jerusalem Until Messiah the Prince, [There shall be] seven weeks and sixty-two weeks; The street shall be built again, and the wall, Even in troublesome times. "And after the sixty-two weeks Messiah shall be cut off, but not for Himself; And the people of the prince who is to come Shall destroy the city and the sanctuary. The end of it [shall be] with a flood, And till the end of the war desolations are determined.” (Da 9:25-26 NKJV)
The Purpose of Messiah? for the salvation of Your people Hab 3:13 You went forth for the salvation of Your people, even for salvation with Your anointed
The Purpose of Messiah? Hab 3:13 You went forth for the salvation of thy people, even for salvation with Your anointedSavior Like a Priest – To offer intercession and Sin offering Like a King – To conquer the unconquerable Like a Prophet – To deliver and portray the heart of God; fulfill the heart and complete word of God
Sidenote: King Artexerxes decrees one 1 st of Nisan on 20 th year of his reign (According to Julian Calendar) March 14 th, 445 BC
62 sevens + 7 Sevens = 69 sevens 69 (seven year periods) 69 x 7 = 483 years 483 years x 360 days (Bab year) = 173,880 days
April 6 th, 32 AD March 14, 445 BC + 173,880 days = April 6 th, 32 AD
The Greek Word for “Messiah”? Cristov
Cristov) For Example: “Why do the nations rage, And the people plot a vain thing? The kings of the earth set themselves, And the rulers take counsel together, Against the LORD and against His Anointed xyvm,..” (Ps 2:1-2 NKJV) “"who by the mouth of Your servant David have said: ‘Why did the nations rage, And the people plot vain things? The kings of the earth took their stand, And the rulers were gathered together Against the LORD and against His Christ (Cristov).’” (Ac 4:25-26 NKJV)
Joh 1:41 He first found his own brother Simon, and said to him, "We have found the Messiah" (which is translated, the Christ). Joh 4:25 The woman said to Him, "I know that Messiah is coming" (who is called Christ). "When He comes, He will tell us all things.
Whoever the Messiah/Christ /Savior - must be: - He must have the power to fulfill all three roles - and 300+ scriptures pertaining to Him For instance…
-Birthplace – Bethlehem (Micah 5:2) (roughly 450 yrs before) - Fleeing to Egypt (Ho 11:1) (Roughly 800 BC) - Staying afterward in Nazareth (Jer 23:5) (~ 600 yrs BC) - Lineage to David / Judah (Gen 49) (~ yrs BC) - Type of Death detail by detail - Ps 22:. They pierced My hands and My feet; (mocking, Dislocation, Pulmonary edema, gambling for clothes) (Roughly 1000 yrs BC) - “"And [one] will say to him, ‘What are these wounds between your arms?’ Then he will answer, ‘[Those] with which I was wounded in the house of my friends.’” (Zec 13:6 NKJV) (Roughly 500 BC) To the Resurrection: Ps 16:10 For You will not leave my soul in Sheol, Nor will You allow Your Holy One to see corruption. (~1000 yrs BC)
One more vital thing: The Messiah = the Son of God Ps 2:2 The kings of the earth set themselves, And the rulers take counsel together, Against the LORD and against His Anointed, saying, Ps 2:7 "I will declare the decree: The LORD has said to Me, ‘You are My Son, Today I have begotten You. Jarchi & Aben Ezra in Verse 1. & Kimchi in verse 12.
Thus there is synonymy: Thus there is synonymy: Mt 26:63 But Jesus kept silent. And the high priest answered and said to Him, "I put You under oath by the living God: Tell us if You are the Christ, the Son of God!“ Lu 4:41 And demons also came out of many, crying out and saying, "You are the Christ, the Son of God!" And He, rebuking them, did not allow them to speak, for they knew that He was the Christ. Joh 6:69 "Also we have come to believe and know that You are the Christ, the Son of the living God.“ Joh 11:27 She said to Him, "Yes, Lord, I believe that You are the Christ, the Son of God, who is to come into the world."
Jesus is the Messiah/ Christ (Savior / Son of God) ? Says who?
Matthew Did: Mt 1:1 The book of the genealogy of Jesus Christ...
Mark Did: Mr 1:1 The beginning of the gospel of Jesus Christ, the Son of God.
Luke Did: Lu 2:26 And it had been revealed to him by the Holy Spirit that he would not see death before he had seen the Lord’s Christ.
And John Did: Joh 1:17 For the law was given through Moses, but grace and truth came through Jesus Christ.
Angels Did: Lu 2:11 "For there is born to you this day in the city of David a Savior, who is Christ the Lord.
Demons Did: Lu 4:41 And demons also came out of many, crying out and saying, "You are the Christ, the Son of God!"
Peter Did: Mt 16:16 Simon Peter answered and said, "You are the Christ, the Son of the living God.“
the Savior of the world The Samaritans did: Joh 4:25 The woman said to Him, "I know that Messiah is coming" (who is called Christ). "When He comes, He will tell us all things.“ :29 "Come, see a Man who told me all things that I ever did. Could this be the Christ?" Joh 4:42 Then they said to the woman, "Now we believe, not because of what you said, for we ourselves have heard Him and we know that this is indeed the Christ, the Savior of the world."
Martha Did: Joh 11:27 She said to Him, "Yes, Lord, I believe that You are the Christ, the Son of God, who is to come into the world."
Paul Did: Ac 9:20 Immediately he preached the Christ in the synagogues, that He is the Son of God.
And Jesus Himself did: “The woman said to Him, "I know that Messiah is coming" (who is called Christ). "When He comes, He will tell us all things." Jesus said to her, "I who speak to you am [He]."” (Joh 4:25-26 NKJV) “But He kept silent and answered nothing. Again the high priest asked Him, saying to Him, "Are You the Christ, the Son of the Blessed?" Jesus said, "I am.” (Mr 14:61-62 NKJV) “Then they all said, "Are You then the Son of God?" So He said to them, "You [rightly] say that I am."” (Lu 22:70 NKJV)
1Jo 5:1 “Whoever believes that Jesus is the Christ is born of God...” Do you Believe: - (Prophet) Jesus is God’s own heart incarnate? (In truth God in the flesh) - (Priest) Jesus has paid for your Sins (as only Savior of the World) - (King) That He deserves your total surrender to His Lordship?
The Bible ends with this declaration of Jesus’ Christ-hood Re 22:21 The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you all. Amen.
“Whoever believes that Jesus is the Christ is born of God,..”(1 Jn 5:1) John 3:3 "Most assuredly, I say to you, unless one is born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God.“
“having been born again, not of corruptible seed but incorruptible, through the word of God which lives and abides forever, because "All flesh [is] as grass, And all the glory of man as the flower of the grass. The grass withers, And its flower falls away, But the word of the LORD endures forever." Now this is the word which by the gospel was preached to you.” (1Pe 1:23-25 NKJV)