Monthly Archives: January 2014

Jesus – What You Need to Know – 25

God’s attitude toward us is further reinforced by biblical metaphor.  We are called His children (1 John 3:2), sheep (Psalm 100:3) and servants (1 Corinthians 6:4).   The prophet Isaiah portrays us as lumps of clay on the Potter’s wheel where … Continue reading

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Jesus – What You Need to Know – 24

Incarnational Thinking  When we consider the length to which God went to bring about our salvation, we cannot miss an underlying thought process embedded in His divine nature: God pursues us with an unstoppable passion.  This truth not only helps … Continue reading

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Jesus – What You Need to Know – 23

It is worth noting, while the death of Jesus on the cross was cruel and some have a problem with God using human blood as a means of justification, it was a fortunate substitute to the alternative.  The only other option … Continue reading

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Jesus – What You Need to Know – 22

From Yesterday: The first passage is Romans 5 where the Apostle Paul identifies Jesus as a second Adam.  In the Garden of Eden, Adam disobeyed God and brought sin into the world.  We know Eve sinned as well, but Paul … Continue reading

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Jesus – What You Need to Know – 21

The Only Answer to Sin We will spend a considerable amount of time with Jesus’ death on the cross in a later section devoted entirely to the subject.  But for now, it is important to establish the need for an … Continue reading

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Jesus – What You Need to Know – 20

Why an Incarnation Ironically, God chose to come in the flesh for the very reason some try to reject the possibility that He could.  God wanted to draw as near to us as possible to show us how much He … Continue reading

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Jesus – What You Need to Know – 19

All of these attempts lead one to think Jesus’ death on the cross is inadequate, and in different ways they deny God’s plan to come in the flesh and die for the sins of the world. Opposition to the idea … Continue reading

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