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PERSON OF CHRIST, Tape 5, *page 1*
PERSON OF CHRIST - 4-12-98
Tape Five - Jesus Is The Resurrection and the Life
By Pastor Fenton Moorhead
... Jesus is sent word by the sisters, and the word is, "The one you love is
sick," he's sick.
They sent the message, but by the time the message reached Jesus where He
was, a distance away, Lazarus in fact had died. And so the disciples don't know that,
and this is a tremendous thing to see here, the sisters sent word to Jesus, "Lord, the
one you love is sick."
Jesus said to the disciples, "The sickness will not end in death, know it is for
God's glory, so that God's Son may be glorified through it." Jesus knew that He
would go to a dead man, and He would raise him from the dead. Jesus knew, He had
foreknowledge of that circumstance, that event, and that He would stand before the
tomb of a man buried and dead for four days, and He would raise him from the dead.
So when Jesus says, "I am the resurrection and the life," He is simply saying
the truth about who He is. He isn't bragging, He isn't, you know, carrying on in
some way. He is telling you and I who He is, as incarnate God, that God who has
been God for all eternity, and always will be God, has always existed on the high
order of trinity. He is Father, Son and Holy Spirit.
And so at a point when the time was full, the Son came into history, took on
human flesh, and He was fully man, and He was fully God. And when we say He
was fully man, we have to say He's fully God, when we say He's fully God, we have
to say He's fully man. And so He limited Himself.
And there are times where we see His limitations, how He would limit the use
of His power, and then there are times when He would simply demonstrate the full
power of God, and this is one of those moments.
Now, the lesson for you and I in this scripture is, you and I in some area of
our lives, are in need of a resurrec ...
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