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THE DEITY OF JESUS CHRIST
. Copyright ©1976, 1977, 1997 by Diane S. Dew
I. Jesus Christ was more than a "good man." He is God.
A. He Himself claimed to be God.
B. He accepted worship.
C. He claimed the power and authority to
D. "He was God manifest in the flesh" (l
Timothy 3:16), "for in
E. "God was in Christ" (2 Corinthians 5:19),
Who is "the
F. Jesus is therefore throughout scripture
referred to as the
II. By the names attributed to him in scripture it can be seen
A. "Mighty God." Isaiah 9:6
III. Jesus Christ possessed all the attributes of God.
A. He was (is) omniscient
knew their thoughts.
even foretold His own death by crucifixion.
B. He is omnipresent
C. He is omnipotent
D. He is eternal.
Scripture claims that Christ was pre-existent to the
Jesus is "the first and the last" (Isaiah 44:6; 48:12;
E. He is unchanging.
IV. Some claim that the death of Jesus Christ on the cross is
A. Jesus' death on the cross
was not due to failure or weakness
B. It was the will
of God that He suffer and die.
C. He even foretold
His own death by crucifixion.
D. He said that He
had the power to lay down His life and had
E. It was not necessary
for Him to be defended, He said, for He
F. He overcame death by
rising again. The resurrection alone
V. Why was it necessary that He should become a man and die?
A. "... that through
death He might destroy him that had the
B. To "deliver them who through
fear of death were all their
C. "... that He might be a
merciful and faithful high priest in things
D. "... to make reconciliation
for the sins of the people."
VI. The specific details of His birth, life, ministry, death, and resurrection, all in fulfillment of Old Testament Messianic prophecy, prove the Deity of the Lord Jesus Christ.
A. His birth.
1. The virgin
3. Date of
4. The genealogy
of Jesus Christ.
Descendant of Isaac.
Descendant of Jacob.
Of the tribe of Judah.
Descendant of Jesse.
5. The flight
B. His life.
Jesus alone lived a sinless, perfect life, fully
C. His ministry.
1. His manner of teaching was simplistic. He spoke in parables.
Old Testament prophecy: Psalms 49:1-4; 78:1, 2
2. He spoke
3. His works,
the wonders He performed while here
D. His death.
of a friend.
for thirty pieces of silver.
field bought with money.
accused by testimonies of many witnesses.
6. Dumb before
10. His words while
11. Vinegar and gall.
12. Scorned by men.
13. Wounded in
hands and side.
14. None of His bones
15. Lots cast for His
E. His resurrection.
Psalms 16:10 (Acts 2:27; 13:35-37);
2. Fulfilled: Matthew 28:6, etc.; Acts 13:30-37
that He was bodily resurrected:
a. He appeared visibly to many people. Acts 13:30-31
(1) First to Mary Magdalene. John
b. He talked with them.
c. He ate with them.
d. They touched Him.
VII. The doctrine of the deity of Jesus, one of the most basic tenets of Christian belief, is perverted by many cults falsely assuming the name of "Christian" (i.e., Jehovah's Witnesses/Watchtower Society; Mormonism, etc.), and "twisting the scriptures to their own destruction." It is essential, therefore, that true believers have a firm foundation in Scripture relating to this teaching
1998 Diane S. Dew
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