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SPEAKER: Pastor Charlie Riley
March 19, 2022

Jesus
March 19, 2022

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Who Is Jesus?
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Who Do Religions say Jesus is today?

Islam
“Muhammad described Jesus as a virgin born, miracle working Messiah, who would return in the last days to establish peace throughout the world.” But he also taught not to call the Messiah more than a man and that he could not die for sin.
The Message of the Prophets: Mohammad and the Messiah p.13-17

Christian Science teaches Jesus was a human and “Christ” a divine idea.
SH. 473:15-16

Jehovah Witness teaches Jesus is Michael the Archangel, God’s first great creation and the brother of Satan. The Truth Shall Make You Free p.49

Mormons teach Jesus is one god in a pantheon of gods. “As man is God once was;
as God is man may become.” The Articles of Faith p.430

Spiritualists teach Jesus is an advanced medium.
Spiritual Telegraph No. 37

Dan Brown teaches that Jesus was married to the goddess Mary Magdalene and had offspring from her. He teaches the New Testament documents are a cover-up and conspiracy to hide this information. The DaVinci Code

The Jesus Seminar – a group of liberal “scholars” say the Jesus of the New Testament is a myth developed by the disciples after the fact to perpetuate their movement.
Time, April 8, 1996

The Jews & The Disciples Struggled With Who Jesus Was
Who Is He?
Conquering King Or Suffering Servant

Who Does The Bible Say He Is?

Colossians 1:15-18
15 He is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn over all creation. 16 For by Him all things were created that are in heaven and that are on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions or principalities or powers. All things were created through Him and for Him. 17 And He is before all things, and in Him all things consist. 18 And He is the head of the body, the church, who is the beginning, the firstborn from the dead, that in all things He may have the preeminence.

Jesus Is:
The Visible Image of God the Father (God In The Flesh)
The First (Preeminence and Position) Over All Creation
The Creator of Heavens and Earth
Before All Things
Who Holds All Things Together
The Head of The Church

John 1:1-5
In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. 2 He was in the beginning with God. 3 All things were made through Him, and without Him nothing was made that was made. 4 In Him was life, and the life was the light of men. 5 And the light shines in the darkness, and the darkness did not comprehend it.

John 1:14
14 And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we beheld His glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father, full of grace and truth.

What Evidence?

Evidence 1
The Fulfillment of Prophecy
Jesus Fulfilled More Than 300 Specific Prophecies
8 Prophecies -1 in 10 to the 17th Power

Evidence 2
His Miracles
Healing, Raising The Dead and Feeding Multitudes

Evidence 3
His Resurrection
He Was Raised And Had Never Died Again

Revelation 1:1
The Revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave Him to show His servants—things which must shortly take place.

Revelation 1:3
Blessed is he who reads and those who hear the words of this prophecy, and keep those things which are written in it; for the time is near.

His Physical Appearance
Revelation 1:12-16

His Dress – “Robe/Golden Sash”
I AM the greatly honored One who exercises all authority and judgment as the once-and-for-all High Priest, Judge-King, and Hebrews 5:5-10

His Head and Hair – “White as Wool”
I AM the Holy, Eternal One who is before all things, the all-wise, all-knowing God of time and eternity.
Daniel 7:9

His Eyes – “Blazing Fire”
I AM the Righteous Judge of all the earth, whose judgment is just because I see all things as they really are, not as they appear to be. Revelation 2:18-20

His Feet – “Bronze Glowing”
I AM the all-powerful Judge, who will judge all creatures (visible and invisible) and trample the wicked under My feet.
Revelation 20:11-15

His Voice – “Many Waters”
I AM the One who spoke the world into existence out of nothing and upholds it by the Word of My power.
Hebrews 11:3, Colossians 1:16-17

His Right Hand – “The Stars”
I AM the Good Shepherd who will protect and provide for My bride, the Church, and protect My messengers (angels) by My great power and strength.
John 10:25-28

His Mouth – “Two-edged Sword”
I AM the Word made flesh who dwelt among you and explained the Father (full of truth and grace) and it is by My Word that I now judge you, My people (Hebrews 4:12-13), and by My Word destroy My enemies.
Revelation 19:19-21

*Revelation 1:4-6 *
John, to the seven churches which are in Asia: Grace to you and peace from Him who is and who was and who is to come, and from the seven Spirits who are before His throne, 5 and from Jesus Christ, the faithful witness, the firstborn from the dead, and the ruler over the kings of the earth.

Jesus Is:
The Faithful Witness
The First Born From The Dead
The Ruler Over The Earth

Revelation 1:5b-6
To Him who loved us and washed us from our sins in His own blood, 6 and has made us kings and priests to His God and Father, to Him be glory and dominion forever and ever. Amen.

He Loves You

He Washes You From Sin

1 John 1:7
But if we walk in the light as He is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus Christ His Son cleanses us from all sin.

Hebrews 9:13-14
13 For if the blood of bulls and goats and the ashes of a heifer, sprinkling the unclean, sanctifies for the purifying of the flesh, 14 how much more shall the blood of Christ, who through the eternal Spirit offered Himself without spot to God, cleanse your conscience from dead works to serve the living God?

He Made Us Kings (Rulers) and Priest (Servants) To His God and Father

How I See Jesus

Hebrews 2:11
For both He who sanctifies and those who are being sanctified are all of one, for which reason He is not ashamed to call them brethren,

Romans 8:29
29 For whom He foreknew, He also predestined to be conformed to the image of His Son, that He might be the firstborn (Preeminence and Position) among many brethren.