Who Is Jesus? The God-Man

March 11, 2015 Save Article

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Philippians 2:5-11
(Program 2453, Airing on 12.28.08)

  1. JESUS IS THE SUPERNATURAL SON OF GOD. (Philippians 2:6-7)
    1. Jesus was born of a virgin. (Isaiah 7:14)
    2. The virgin birth was necessary, for in Adam we all die. (1 Corinthians 15:22)
    3. Some find the virgin birth hard to believe.
      1. Even Mary questioned how it could be. (Luke 1:37)
      2. Those who have difficulty believing in the virgin birth
        1. Have difficulty with the character of God – saying that God’s Word is not true.
        2. Have difficulty with the character of Mary – saying that Mary was a harlot.
        3. Have difficulty with the character of Jesus – saying that Jesus was illegitimately born with a sin nature.
        4. Have difficulty with their own character; for without the virgin birth, we have no real hope of Heaven.
  2. JESUS IS THE SINLESS SON OF GOD. (Philippians 2:8)
    1. Jesus always pleased the Father.
      1. John 8:29
      2. Matthew 3:17
    2. Jesus was tempted as we are tempted, yet He did not sin. (Hebrews 4:15)
  3. JESUS IS THE SOVEREIGN SON OF GOD. (Philippians 2:6)
    1. Hebrews 1:8
    2. John 8:58
    3. John 14:9
  4. JESUS IS THE SACRIFICIAL SON OF GOD. (Philippians 2:8)
    1. Jesus’ death on the cross was not incidental or accidental. He was not a victim, and He did not die as a martyr. This was God’s plan before the foundation of the world. (Revelation 13:8)
    2. The blood coursing through the veins of the Lord Jesus was not Mary’s blood; it was the blood of God. (Acts 20:28)
  5. JESUS IS THE SURVIVING SON OF GOD. (Philippians 2:9)
    1. Jesus said from the cross, “It is finished” (John 19:30), signifying that redemption’s price had been paid.
    2. Jesus is the only One who was raised to life, never to die again.
    3. John 10:18
    4. Hebrews 7:25
  6. JESUS IS THE SOON-COMING SON OF GOD. (Philippians 2:9-11)
    1. Acts 1:11
    2. Romans 14:11
  7. JESUS IS THE SAVING SON OF GOD. (Philippians 2:8)
    1. Jesus came to Earth because of Calvary.
      1. Luke 19:10
      2. John 14:6
    2. Jesus is the only way to the Father and to Heaven. (Acts 4:12)

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