"THE GREAT DOCTRINES OF THE BIBLE"
THE DOCTRINE OF JESUS CHRIST
JOHN 1:1-5, 11-14
INTRODUCTION: QUOTE FROM AN ANONYMOUS AUTHOR:
"He was born in an obscure village. He worked in a carpenter shop
until he was thirty. He then became an itinerant preacher. He
never held an office. He never had a family or owned a house. He
didn't goto college. He had no credentials but himself. He was only
33 when the public turned against him. His friends ran away. We was
turned over to his enemies and went throu-gr the mockery of a trial.
He was nailed to a cross between two thieves. While he was dying
his executioners gambled for his clothing, the only property he had
on earth. He was laid in a borrowed grave. Nineteen centuries
have come and gone, and today he is the central figure of the human
race. All the armies that ever marched, all the navies that ever
sailed, all the parliaments that ever sat, and all the kings that
ever reigned have not affected the life of man on this earth as much
as that one solitary life."
"WHO DO YOU SAY THAT I AM?"
I. JESUS AS A MAN.
Exp: Son of Man-human term, one with mankind-Incarnation-God in flesh
Fact of humanity-born, family, home at Nazareth, rejoiced tempted,
died, rose again.
Growth as a man-Law of growth and development-Luke 2:52, "grew in
wisdom and stature."
Sinlessness of Jesus-Was tempted, but sinless.(2 Cor. 5:21)
Ill: Docetics-body of Jesus was not real, but only appearing in form.
Matter is evil.
Constantinople 381A.D. "Jesus is fully human."
II. JESU ...
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