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The Strong Son of God (1 of 37)
Series: Then Came Jesus
Dr. Stan Coffey
I.HOW JESUS WAS ANNOUNCED
II. HOW JESUS WAS ANNOINTED
III. HOW JESUS WAS APPROVED
Today I want you to take God's word and turn to Mark Chapter 1 and we are going to begin at the very first verse and in these first several weeks of this year we are going to be following the footsteps of Jesus. We are going to be studying the life of Jesus as presented in the gospel of Mark,
What Jesus did, how Jesus reacted, what He taught and I don't believe there could be any greater formula for success for a new year than to follow the steps of the most successful man who ever lived, the Lord Jesus Christ. I'm excited about this series of messages. We are going to call this series, "Then Came Jesus".
That makes the difference. Amen? When Jesus comes the tempters power is broken. When Jesus comes, the tears are wiped away. He takes away the gloom and He takes away the sadness and all is changed when Jesus comes to stay.
This first message I want to call, "The Strong Son of God". I want you to look in Verse 1 of Chapter 1. "THE BEGINNING OF THE GOSPEL OF JESUS CHRIST, THE SON OF GOD; AS IT IS WRITTEN IN THE PROPHETS, BEHOLD, I SEND MY MESSENGER BEFORE THY FACE, WHICH SHALL PREPARE THY WAY BEFORE THEE.
THE VOICE OF ONE CRYING IN THE WILDERNESS, PREPARE YE THE WAY OF THE LORD, MAKE HIS PATHS STRAIGHT. JOHN DID BAPTIZE IN THE WILDERNESS, AND PREACH THE BAPTISM OF REPENTANCE FOR THE REMISSION OF SINS.
AND THERE WENT OUT UNTO HIM ALL THE LAND OF JUDAEA, AND THEY OF JERUSALEM, AND WERE ALL BAPTIZED OF HIM IN THE RIVER OF JORDAN, CONFESSING THEIR SINS.
AND JOHN WAS CLOTHED WITH CAMEL'S HAIR, AND WITH A GIRDLE OF A SKIN ABOUT HIS LOINS; AND HE DID EAT LOCUSTS AND WILD HONEY; AND PREACHED, SAYING, THERE COMETH ONE MIGHTIER THAN I AFTER ME, THE LATCHET OF WHOSE SHOES I AM NOT WORTHY TO STOOP DOWN AND UNLOOSE.
I INDEED HAVE BAPTIZED YOU WITH WATER: BUT HE SHALL BAPTIZE ...
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