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WHO IS JESUS

CHRIST?
I. Introduction
Millions today
claim to be his
followers ,
almost 2,000
years after his
death.
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Countless numbers of
have been martyred for
their faith in Him.
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St. Peter crucified upside down.


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St. Paul
beheaded.
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It is this person
who won for us
our salvation,
who restored us
to our
relationship with
God. In him we
can have a full
and a new life.
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WHO
IS
JESUS
CHRIST?
II. The Uniqueness of Jesus
Isnt he the carpenter, the
son of Mary, and the brother
of James, Joseph, Judas,
and Simon? Arent his
sisters living here? And so
they rejected him?
Mark 6:3
II. The Uniqueness of Jesus
Was Jesus a mere religious
man or a moral teacher?
II. The Uniqueness of Jesus
Was Jesus a mere religious
man or a moral teacher?
II. The Uniqueness of Jesus
Was Jesus a mere religious
man or a moral teacher?
II. The Uniqueness of Jesus
Was Jesus a mere religious
man or a moral teacher?
II. The Uniqueness of Jesus
Fulfillment of the Scriptures
II. The Uniqueness of Jesus
Impact on History
II. The Uniqueness of Jesus
Came to the world to die
III. Some Details in His Life
Young Carpenter at Nazareth
III. Some Details in His Life
A Very Attractive Personality
III. Some Details in His Life
A Very Attractive Personality
Mark 9:15
As soon as all the
people saw Jesus, they
were overwhelmed with
wonder and ran to greet
him.
III. Some Details in His Life
Strong in mind and body
III. Some Details in His Life
Strong in mind and body

Matthew 4:1-11
Jesus is tested in the
wilderness.
III. Some Details in His Life
Down to Earth
III. Some Details in His Life
Down to Earth
John 13:1-17
Lord, are you going to wash my
feet? 7Jesus replied, You do
not realize now what I am doing,
but later you will understand.
III. Some Details in His Life
Down to Earth
John 13:1-17
8No, said Peter, you shall
never wash my feet. Jesus
answered, Unless I wash
you, you have no part with
me.
III. Some Details in His Life
A Magnetic Leader
III. Some Details in His Life
A Magnetic Leader
Mark 1:16-18
16As Jesus walked beside the Sea of
Galilee, he saw Simon and his brother
Andrew casting a net into the lake, for
they were fishermen. 17Come, follow
me, Jesus said, and I will send you
out to fish for people. 18At once they
left their nets and followed him.
III. Some Details in His Life
A Man of Extraordinary Authority
III. Some Details in His Life
A Man of Extraordinary Authority
III. Some Details in His Life
A Man of Extraordinary Authority
III. Some Details in His Life
Not confused or unsure of himself
or of his mission.
Matthew 4:8-10
8Again, the devil took him to a very
high mountain and showed him all
the kingdoms of the world and their
splendor. 9All this I will give you,
he said, if you will bow down and
worship me.
III. Some Details in His Life
Not confused or unsure of himself
or of his mission.
Matthew 4:8-10
10Jesus said to him, Away
from me, Satan! For it is written:
Worship the Lord your God,
and serve him only.
III. Some Details in His Life
Not confused or unsure of himself
or of his mission.
Matthew 16:21-23
21From that time on Jesus began to
explain to his disciples that he must go
to Jerusalem and suffer many things at
the hands of the elders, the chief priests
and the teachers of the law, and
III. Some Details in His Life
Not confused or unsure of himself
or of his mission.
Matthew 16:21-23
That he must be killed and on the third
day be raised to life. 22Peter took him
aside and began to rebuke him. Never,
Lord! he said. This shall never happen
to you!
III. Some Details in His Life
Not confused or unsure of himself
or of his mission.
Matthew 16:21-23
23Jesus turned and said to Peter, Get
behind me, Satan! You are a stumbling
block to me; you do not have in mind the
concerns of God, but merely human
concerns.
III. Some Details in His Life
Very Human
III. Some Details in His Life
Very Human
III. Some Details in His Life
Very Human
Humor Compassion
Anger Death
Thirst Romantic
Sexual Attraction
Urge Hunger
IV. Jesus Claimed to be God

HOW DO
WE KNOW
HE IS
GOD?
IV. Jesus Claimed to be God

By his miracles?
IV. Jesus Claimed to be God
John 14:12
12Very truly I tell you, all who
have faith in me will do the
works I have been doing,
and they will do even greater
things than these, because I
am going to the Father.
IV. Jesus Claimed to be God
Mark 14:61-62
the high priest asked him, Are
you the Messiah, the Son of the
Blessed One? 62 I am, said
Jesus. And you will see the Son of
Man sitting at the right hand of the
Mighty One and coming on the
clouds of heaven.
IV. Jesus Claimed to be God
John 12:45
When they (those who
believe in him) look at me,
they see the one who sent
me.
IV. Jesus Claimed to be God

John 10:30
I and the Father are
one.
IV. Jesus Claimed to be God

John 10:33
We are not stoning you
for blasphemy, because
you, a mere man, claim to
be God.
IV. Jesus Claimed to be God

John 10:36
Why then do you
accuse me of
blasphemy because I
said, I am Gods Son?
IV. Jesus Claimed to be God

John 8:58
Very truly I tell you,
Jesus answered,
before Abraham was
born, I am!
IV. Jesus Claimed to be God

Matthew 16:16
You are the Messiah,
the Son of the living
God.
~Peter
IV. Jesus Claimed to be God

John 11:27
I do believe that you
are the Messiah, the
Son of God.
~Martha
IV. Jesus Claimed to be God

John 11:27
I do believe that you
are the Messiah, the
Son of God.
~Martha
IV. Jesus Claimed to be God

John 1:49
You are the Son of
God! You are the King
of Israel!
~Nathanael
IV. Jesus Claimed to be God

John 20:28
My Lord and my God!

~Thomas
IV. Jesus Claimed to be God

Matthew 27:54
He really was the Son
of God!

~The Centurion
IV. Jesus Claimed to be God

John 1:1
In the beginning was
the Word, and the Word
was with God, and the
Word was God.
IV. Jesus Claimed to be God

Even the evil spirits


recognize His divinity in
Matthew 8:29, Mark
1:24, Mark 3:11, Luke
4:41.
V. God Confirmed Jesus Claim

Hebrews 1:8
About the Son, however
God said:
Your kingdom, O God,
will last forever and ever!
CONCLUSION

Jesus Christ is true God


and true man, because in
Him there are two natures,
divine and human, but
only one divine person.
His divine nature is eternal
CONCLUSION

and was never created;


his human nature is mortal
and was conceived in the
womb of the Virgin Mary
by the power of the Holy
Spirit.
THE CHALLENGE
Are you willing to
accept him as Lord of
your life? As Lord, will
you allow him to rule
your life totally?