Introducing Jesus - Part 2
1. Vss. 6-8 - The Supremacy of Christ
''There came a man, sent from God, whose name was John. He came for a witness, that he might bear witness of the light, that all might believe through him. He was not the light...''
-John was addressing the issue of John the Baptist because of a rising cult movement which held John as equal to Jesus.
The Danger of Worshipping Those Other Than God
Rev. 19:10 - John worships an angel instead of God.
Acts 12:18-23 - Herod died because he received worship as God.
We love to worship people because:
-It exalts us.
-They are more tangible.
Romans 1 - God's judgment is poured out because we exchange the proper order of worship.
Genesis 3 - Man inherently desires God's worship, and that was the reason for man's fall.
Matthew 4 - Satan is fallen because he desires the worship only God deserves.
2. Vs. 9 - The Authenticity of Jesus
''There was the true light which, caning into the world, enlightens every man.''
-Jesus is the only genuine r ...
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