The Testimony Of JESUS CHRIST
Summary On Lesson 3A
Lesson 3A described how that the entire Scriptures show the Lord Jesus Christ: in prophecies/fulfilments of His birth, life, death and redemption mission (Acts13:32)
The account of the birth of Jesus can be read in the Gospels of Matthew and Luke as follows: (Matthew 1:18-25; Matthew 2:1-12; Luke 1:26-38; Luke 2:1-20)
Introduction To Lesson 3(B): The Testimony Of Jesus Christ
Lesson 3B seeks to highlight the Testimony of Jesus. The study seeks for us to examine this question in some detail –what Jesus Christ said about Himself, and what others said about Him.
Short Group Discussion:
Topic: “Who is Jesus to You-Personally”?
Lesson 3(B): Part 1
Topic: His Divine Nature
i. One with the Father: “I and the Father are one.” (John 10:30; Philippians 2:6-7)
ii. Eternal: “I tell you the truth; Jesus answered, ‘before Abraham was born, I am! (John 8:58)
iii. The Word of God: All things came into being through Him, and without Him no one thing came into being.” John 1:15) and on forever and ever, and righteousness will be the scepter of your kingdom.’ (Psalm 45:6; Luke 23:1-3; John 18:36-37)
iv. Mighty God: Old Testament prophecies of Christ announced His deity, “For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace” (Isaiah 9:6)
v. God Became Flesh: John 1:1 “the Word was God.” John1:14: “the Word became flesh.
vi. Son of God Revealed With Glory: (Mark 9:2-4; Peter 1:17)
vii. Forgives Sins – acknowledging that only God can forgive sins (Luke 5: 20-21; Luke 7:48- 49)
Who Is Jesus To You ? Reflections And Prayers (See Matthew. 16:13-18)
Our prayer is that we ALL might grow in the assurance and knowledge of Jesus Christ and be able to say like Paul declared in 2 Timothy, Chronicles. 1:12b (Amplified version): “For I know (perceive, have knowledge of, and am acquainted with) Him whom I have believed (adhered to and trusted in and relied on)”
Further Reading: The Gospels (Matthew, Mark, Luke and John)
Courtesy: Ilorin House Fellowship, Ilorin, Nigeria.