Monthly Archives: December 2013

Jesus – What You Need to Know – 13

The Eternal Hope Having said these things about the eternal nature of Jesus, “everlasting to everlasting”, we can now appreciate the hopeful message of spiritual life found in the opening lines of John’s gospel.  He speaks of the eternal “Word” … Continue reading

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Jesus – What You Need to Know – 12

The Ministry of Grace  Beyond the events associated with the cross, Jesus, God and the Holy Spirit participated equally, yet uniquely in the salvation and sanctification of sinners through the ministry of the church.  In His letter to the Galatians the Apostle Paul … Continue reading

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Jesus – What You Need to Know – 11

The Harmony of the Godhead  Many of the topics we have yet to cover in our study will illustrate why a created Jesus is insufficient for our faith.  Here, however, it is good to touch on one of the most … Continue reading

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Jesus – What You Need to Know – 10

An Old Challenge The notion that Jesus was created by God and not co-eternal, stirred a major controversy in the church near the turn of the fourth century.  Arius of Alexandria took the debate to a new level by popularizing … Continue reading

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Jesus – What You Need to Know – 9

Jesus’ place as the “everlasting to everlasting” is important for other reasons.  For instance, His sacrifice on the cross moves our hearts because we know He willingly took on the full form of a man, even though He was fully … Continue reading

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Jesus – What You Need to Know – 8

There are those who do not believe Jesus is the “everlasting to everlasting.”  Colossians 1:15 is often referenced as proof Jesus was a creation and not the Creator.  After all, Paul calls Him the “firstborn of all creation.”  But we … Continue reading

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Jesus – What You Need to Know – 7

The Godhead The nature of eternal things makes it difficult to know where to start in our study of Jesus.  The Bible has much to say on the subject, but we are only aware of facts that were known or … Continue reading

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