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The Lordship—The Supremacy of Sovereignty (5 of 5)
Series: The Things Jesus TOOK!
Pastor Steve N. Wagers
Philippians 2: 5-11
November 8. 2009
1. Jesus: The Eternal Son!
A) ESSENTIALLY God!
B) EQUALLY God!
C) ETERNALLY God!
2. Jesus: The Earthly Servant!
A) The Likeness He Assumed!
B) The Life He Abandoned!
3. Jesus: The Exalted Savior!
A) The Worthy One is Crowned
B) The Worshipped One is Championed
1) The Supernal Acknowledgment
2) The Eternal Announcement
Joseph Ernest Renan, a French philosopher and historian of the 1800's said:
"Let the greatest surprises of the future come; but, never has there arisen, nor never shall there arise another like Jesus Christ!"
An anonymous author gave us a glorious description of the Lord Jesus Christ, when he wrote:
"More than 2000 years ago, there was a man born contrary to the laws of life. This man lived in poverty and was reared in obscurity. Only once did He cross the boundary of the country in which he lived; that was during his exile in childhood. In infancy, he startled the king; in childhood, he puzzled the doctors; in manhood, he ruled the course of nature, walked upon the billows as if on pavement, and hushed the sea to sleep. He never wrote a book, and yet all of the libraries of the world could not hold all the books that have written about Him.
He never wrote a song, and yet He has furnished the theme for more songs than all the songwriters combined. He never founded a college, but all the schools put together cannot boast of having as many students. Though time has spread many years between the people of this generation and the scene of the crucifixion; yet, He still lives. Herod could not destroy Him and the grave could not hold Him. He stands forth as the highest pinnacle of Heavenly glory, proclaimed by God, acknowledged by angels, adored by saints, and feared by devils as the living, personal Christ; our Lord, our Savior and our God!"
As we conclude our s ...
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