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Son of God (3 of 3)
Series: Right Christmas
This is our third and final week in Matthew 1. We've been in a Christmas series entitled, Right Christmas. And we've spent some time studying this most interesting biblical text.
Through this, I hope you've seen the value of the Word of God. And that when the Bible says that ''all Scripture is God-breathed'' that it really means ''all Scripture.''
I want to do something this morning that I don't normally do. I'm going to ask you to stand if you're able, and we will read the entire text of Matthew 1. READ 1-25
*When most people think about Jesus - about who He is - what do they think? In other words, what do most people believe about Jesus? Some will say that they believe He is the Son of God, but they never surrender their lives to His Lordship. Others will say that He was a good teacher, a religious philosopher, or a great example.
But think about it for a moment. Jesus can't just be a good moral person or a righteous religious teacher. He claimed to be God. That is either true, or it is not. So He is either a liar, He claims to be God and is not and therefore He is not a good teacher at all. He is a lunatic; He is not God but believes that He is. Or He is Lord! And I submit to you this morning that He is who He says He is. He is the Son of God - King of Kings and Lord of Lords!*
If you'll remember from last week, we see three very important truths about Jesus Christ here in the first chapter of Matthew's Gospel.
So, here's what we'll learn in Matthew 1 about Jesus Christ.
He is the Son of David- this represents His royalty and His rightful place as King
He is the Son of Man- this represents His humanity and His relationship to us as a man
He is the Son of God- this represents His deity and His role as God the Son
Jesus is the Son of God. You see, there is no doubt that Jesus claimed to be the Son of God, the Messiah. This is, i ...
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