Jesus Christ: The Son of God

Posted 4/18/2009

  1. He said so
  2. John the Baptist said so
  3. His Father says so
    • "This is my beloved Son" Mat 3:17; 17:5
    • "The Father who sent Me testifies about Me" Joh 8:18
    • "God . . . Has testified concerning His Son." 1Jo 5:9
  4. His disciples said so
    • "You are . . . The Son of the living God" Mat 16:16
    • "The Word was God" Joh 1:1
    • "In Him all the fullness of Deity dwells" Col 2:9
  5. The Old Testament says so
    • "The Scriptures . . .testify about Me" Joh 5:39
    • The Angel of the Lord is definitely God
      • "I brought you up out of Egypt" Jud 13:3
      • He is also sent from God, so is a separate person Ge 24:7
      • Jesus is Deity in bodily form Col 2:9, but is not limited to time as mere humans are, so could appear in the Old Testament.
  6. The Holy Spirit says so
    • "The Helper . . . will testify about Me" Joh 15:26
  7. His works proved so
    • "The very works that I do - testify about Me" Joh 5:36
  8. Evil spirit say so
  9. His characteristics proved so:
    • He existed before He was born
      • "In the beginning was the Word" Joh 1:1
      • "Before Abraham was born, I am" Joh 8:58
      • "He is before all things, and in Him all things hold together" Col 1:17
      • "I am the Alpha and Omega, the first and the last Rev 22:13
    • He had authority
      • "He was teaching them as one having authority" Mat 7:29
      • "All authority has been given to Me in heaven and on earth" Mat 28:18
    • He knew the future
      • "Jesus knew from the beginning who they were who did not believe" Joh 6:64
      • "Jesus, knowing all the things that were coming up Him" Joh 18:4
      • "I go away, and I will come to you" Joh 14:28
    • He is Lord
      • "The Son of Man is Lord of the Sabbath" Lu 6:5
      • "He is the one whom God exalted to His right hand as Prince and Savior" Ac 5:31
    • His preeminence
    • His dominion
      • "To Him was given dominion" Da 7:14
      • "Even the winds and the sea obey Him" Mat 8:27
      • "He put all things in subjection under His feet" Eph 1:22
      • "Angels and authorities and powers had been subjected to Him" 1Pe 3:22
    • His exaltation
      • "He . . .sat down at the right hand of God" Mar 16:19; Lu 22:69
      • "God has made Him both Lord and Christ" Ac 2:36
      • "God highly exalted Him, and bestowed on Him the name which is above every name" Php 2:9 
      • "Worthy is the Lamb that was slain to receive power and riches and wisdom and might and honor and glory and blessing" Rev 5:12

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