Jesus

"Call his name Jesus, for he will save his people from their sins."

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{MESSIAH}
  1. Suffering Son of Man - {PDF Copy} - (The Son of Man, the Messiah of Israel is revealed in his death on the Roman cross)
  2. Son of Abraham - {PDF Copy} - (Jesus is the true “son of Abraham,” the heir of the covenant promises, and the one who implements the inheritance)
  3. To Whom Homage? - {PDF Copy} - (Satan offered Jesus unlimited political power to achieve his messianic mission if only he accepted him as his overlord)
  4. The Lamb of Israel - {PDF Copy} - (Jesus, the slain Lamb, is the true Messiah of Israel sent by God to redeem humanity and to shepherd the nations)
  5. Who is this Man? - {PDF Copy} - (No one recognized who Jesus was except the demons cast out by him. Only in his sacrificial death is his identity be understood)
  6. The Power and Wisdom of God - {PDF Copy} - (The Power and Wisdom of God are revealed in Christ Crucified)
  7. THAT Son of Man - {PDF Copy} - (The one like a Son of Man from Daniel is the source of Christ’s self-designation, the Son of Man – Daniel 7:13-14)
  8. Servant of Yahweh - {PDF Copy} - (Unlike Adam, the “Servant of Yahweh” did not grasp at the “likeness of God)
  9. Call His Name 'Jesus' - {PDF Copy} - (The name ‘Jesus’ means “salvation of Yahweh,” In him, the salvation promised by Yahweh has arrived)
  10. The Incommunicable Name - {PDF Copy} -  (The article by Joseph B. Rotherham about the name 'Yahweh')
  11. Spiritual Violence? - {PDF Copy} - (Matthew 11:12Violent men attempted to seize the Kingdom of God, beginning with John the Baptist)
  12. Exaltation of the Lamb - {PDF Copy} - (The exaltation of the lamb is based on his death and resurrection, the immovable foundation of his present reign)
  13. Faithful High Priest - {PDF Copy} - (Hebrews presents the priesthood of Jesus and stresses the genuine human nature of this faithful high priest)
{KING AND REIGN}
  1. Lamb and King - {PDF Copy} - (Jesus as the sacrificial Lamb began his messianic reign following his death and resurrection, and now he is shepherding the nations)
  2. Anointed King and Son of God - {PDF Copy} - (Jesus is the promised Messiah, the King who reigns on David’s throne, and the anointed Son of God Psalm 2:1-9)
  3. Why do the Nations Rage? - {PDF Copy} - (Psalm 2:1-9 - The war against the Messiah by the rulers of the nations occurred in the plot to execute Jesus, according to the New Testament)
  4. Reigning on Zion - {PDF Copy} - (Following his Resurrection, Jesus began his reign from the messianic throne on “Zion,” as prophesied by David)
  5. Sovereign Over All Things - {PDF Copy} - (The New Testament applies messianic promises from the Psalms to the present reign of Jesus. Already he possesses all authority)
  6. His Kingdom or Christendom? - {PDF Copy} - (The deception of Christendom is the attempt to invoke God and Christ to validate national institutions and ideologies)
  7. Ruler of the Kings of the Earth - {PDF Copy} - (Revelation 1:4-6 - According to the book of Revelation, Jesus already rules over the kings of the earth)
  8. Beginning of the Creation - (Revelation looks forward to the reign of Jesus in the New Creation, a reality inaugurated by his Death and Resurrection) - {PDF Copy}
{SERMON ON THE MOUNT}
  1. Love Your Enemy - {PDF Copy} - (Mercy and love are the defining characteristics of his disciple and reflect the true nature of his Father)
  2. Fulfillment - Law and Prophets - {PDF Copy} - (In Jesus, “all the promises of God are Yea and Amen,” and the “Law and Prophets” find their fulfillment)
  3. Persecution, Suffering, Discipleship - {PDF Copy} - (To follow Jesus means self-denial and a willingness to suffer, and for disciples, persecution is the highest honor)
  4. Prudent or Foolish? - {PDF Copy} - (At the conclusion of his sermon delivered on the mount, Jesus vested his words with ABSOLUTE AUTHORITY)
{ON THE FUTURE}
  1. Fruitless Temple - {PDF Copy} - (The cursing of the budding fig tree pointed to the destruction of the Temple)
  2. Judgment on the Temple - {PDF Copy} - (When he left the Temple for the last time, Jesus pronounced its coming desolation to his opponents)
  3. The Temple Setting - {PDF Copy} - (Jesus gave his final discourse following his final departure from the Jerusalem Temple – Mark 12:41-13:4)
  4. Geographic Range of the Discourse - {PDF Copy} - (The ‘Olivet Discourse’ presents two key events linked to different geographic contexts – Regional and Global)
  5. Deceivers and Tumults - {PDF Copy} - (Mark 13:5-13 - The Discourse opens with warnings about coming deceivers who will deceive many with false expectations about the end)
  6. Definitive Sign of the End - {PDF Copy} - (Jesus declared that the end will not come until this gospel of the kingdom of God is proclaimed to all nations)
  7. Repeated Warnings - {PDF Copy} - (Jesus reiterated key information that is necessary for his followers to avoid being misled by deceivers)
  8. Abomination of Desolation - {PDF Copy} - (When disciples see the abomination of desolation standing where it ought not,” they must flee Jerusalem)
  9. Coming on the Clouds - {PDF Copy} - (The whole earth will witness the Son of Man arriving on the clouds to gather his elect to himself – Mark 13:21-27)
  10. "This Generation" - {PDF Copy} - (Mark 13:30-31 - Biblical usage of this generation consistently applies the phrase to the generation that was alive at the time it was uttered)
  11. Days of Noah - {PDF Copy} - (An analogy from the ancient past to illustrate the need to remain ever ready for the sudden return of Jesus)
  12. The Budding Fig Tree - {PDF Copy} - (The parable of the budding fig tree pointed to the destruction of the Temple predicted by Jesus – Mark 13:28-29)
  13. Knowing Times and Seasons - {PDF Copy} - (Did Jesus command us to know the signs and seasons that will signal his soon arrival?)

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