Lifting Up Jesus
Take your Bibles please and turn if you will with me to John chapter three, the third chapter of John and uh. I want us to begin reading please in verse fourteen. I know you're familiar with John chapter three. The Bible says and as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness even so must the Son of man be lifted up that whosoever believeth in him should not perish but have eternal life for God ,solved the world that he gave his only begotten son that whosoever believeth in him should not perish but have everlasting life. Notice that phrase in verse fourteen, and as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness. I want to speak to you today on this subject, LIFTING UP JESUS, LIFTING UP JESUS. What does that mean as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness? Well, let's see, let's turn in our Bibles and see, it's written there in numbers chapter twenty one and let's find out what it's about.. You'll be amazed over here in numbers chapter 21 to find out something about Jesus but I want to say dear friend, that all of the bible is about Jesus. Somebody said have you read the four gospels?
Friend, I've read all sixty six, all of them are about the Lord Jesus. The Old Testament says somebody is coming and that somebody is Jesus, the gospel say, somebody has come and that somebody is Jesus. The epistles and the Revelation says somebody is coming again and that somebody is Jesus Christ. All of the bible is about Jesus and if you read the bible and you don't see the story of Jesus, you'd better re-read the bible because standing somewhere in the shadows you'll find Jesus and here's a wonderful picture of Jesus. For the bible says and as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness even so must the son of man be lifted up and the bible tells us what Moses did a long long time ago back in the Old Testament is a picture of Jesus Are you ready for it? Let's read and see what happened here in Numbers chapter twenty on ...
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