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I AM THE SON OF MAN - I AM A KING (10 of 10)
Dr. Miles Seaborn
Matthew 16:13, John 18:37
INTRO. Long will I remember the coming of Bung
(Brother Sukarno) to the city of Cebu in the
Philippines. He was to stay just a few short blocks
from our home. Trees were whitewashed, flowers
painted, trash collected, the city was his during his
stay, beautiful young Filipinos were on hand to
entertain him. We stood by the road with the crowds
to see him. Just before his car appeared, a great
truck carrying precious water so hard to get in that
great city swept by and water the street so that the
dust would be settled when he drove by - a graphic
illustration of the preparation made for royal people
- great buildings were built, roads made never to be
used again for the kings.
JESUS DESERVED ALL THEIS - 1 Tim. 6:15
"Which in his time he shall shew who is the blessed
and only potentate, the King of Kings and Lord of
Rev. 5:12 - "Saying with a loud voice, Worthy is the
Lamb that was slain to receive power, and riches, and
wisdom, and strength, and honor, and glory, and
And yet He chose to be know as the Son of man - to the
disbelieving Jews in John 8:28 He said, "when ye have
lifted up the Son of Man, there shall ye know that I
In telling about the parable of the tares, Jesus said,
"He that soweth the good seed is the Son of Man."
When Jesus was criticized for eating grain on the
Sabbath," Matthew 12:8
Jesus summed up His heavenly kingship and His role of
a earthly servant when He said at His trial,
"Hereafter shall the Son of Man sit on the right hand
of Power." Luke 22:69
When I consider man, his sin - this world of suffering
and sin, I ponder why Jesus would become man!
I. BECAUSE WE ARE LOST!
Luke 19:10 - Zaccheaus - That's you Jesus sees
alienated from God in your sins!
ILL. of ...
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