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CHRIST BASICS Christ. Mediator Making Us One! 1 Timothy 2 & Hebrews 9

CHRIST BASICS Christ. Mediator Making Us One! 1 Timothy 2 & Hebrews 9

1 Timothy 2: 5 “For there is one God and one Mediator between God

1 Timothy 2: 5 “For there is one God and one Mediator between God and men, the Man Christ Jesus. . ”

Hebrews 9: 15 “And for this reason He is the Mediator of the new

Hebrews 9: 15 “And for this reason He is the Mediator of the new covenant, by means of death, for the redemption of the transgressions…

“…under the first covenant, that those who are called may receive the promise of

“…under the first covenant, that those who are called may receive the promise of the eternal inheritance. ”

The Greatest Question I am Ever Asked… Why did Jesus have to die?

The Greatest Question I am Ever Asked… Why did Jesus have to die?

Foundational Questions? How we answer this Question has Implications for all Humanity: Theological, Politically,

Foundational Questions? How we answer this Question has Implications for all Humanity: Theological, Politically, Ideologically and more. . .

What Kind of God Do You Believe In? No God No Moral Order! No

What Kind of God Do You Believe In? No God No Moral Order! No Objective Truth! No Eternal Realities!

What Kind of God Do You Believe In? An Incomplete or Developing God Self

What Kind of God Do You Believe In? An Incomplete or Developing God Self Defining and Subjective

What Kind of God Do You Believe In? An Infinite, Righteous and Sovereign God

What Kind of God Do You Believe In? An Infinite, Righteous and Sovereign God A Biblical View of God

The First Two A Disconnect between Action and Consequence

The First Two A Disconnect between Action and Consequence

The First Two They do away with the concepts of Transgression & Disobedience

The First Two They do away with the concepts of Transgression & Disobedience

The First Two They do away with the need of a Savior, a Mediator!

The First Two They do away with the need of a Savior, a Mediator!

Isaiah 6: 5 “So I said: ‘Woe is me, for I am undone! Because

Isaiah 6: 5 “So I said: ‘Woe is me, for I am undone! Because I am a man of unclean lips, and I dwell in the midst of a people of unclean lips; for my eyes have seen the King, the Lord of hosts. ’”

The Foundational Question How can God, who is perfect and infinite in righteousness have

The Foundational Question How can God, who is perfect and infinite in righteousness have a relationship with His creation which is imperfect and finite in righteousness?

Man’s Brokenness In the garden of Eden, Adam and Eve disobeyed God's clear command,

Man’s Brokenness In the garden of Eden, Adam and Eve disobeyed God's clear command, as we continually do. This separated the Creator

A Fundamental Response Making Us One! Why Did Jesus Have to Die?

A Fundamental Response Making Us One! Why Did Jesus Have to Die?

Romans 3: 25 NCV “God sent him to die in our place to take

Romans 3: 25 NCV “God sent him to die in our place to take away our sins. We receive forgiveness through faith in the blood of Jesus’ death. This showed that God always does what is

Why Did Jesus Have to Die? His death is the means by which Jesus

Why Did Jesus Have to Die? His death is the means by which Jesus rescued us from death!

Why Did Jesus Have to Die? The cross sustains the Righteousness of God, establishing

Why Did Jesus Have to Die? The cross sustains the Righteousness of God, establishing a ‘Just’ Universe!

Why Did Jesus Have to Die? The cross sustains the Grace of God, establishing

Why Did Jesus Have to Die? The cross sustains the Grace of God, establishing a Relationship with

2 Corinthians 5: 21 “For He made Him who knew no sin to be

2 Corinthians 5: 21 “For He made Him who knew no sin to be sin for us, that we might become the righteousness of God in Him. ”

1 Peter 2: 24 NCV “Christ carried our sins in his body on the

1 Peter 2: 24 NCV “Christ carried our sins in his body on the cross so we would stop living for sin and start living for what is right. And you are healed because of his wounds. ”

Why Did Jesus Have to Die? By His death we are given a whole

Why Did Jesus Have to Die? By His death we are given a whole new Reality!

Why Did Jesus Have to Die? A Transformation from the Old to the New!

Why Did Jesus Have to Die? A Transformation from the Old to the New!

All of this so that we might share in a Relationship with Him that

All of this so that we might share in a Relationship with Him that will be Nurtured and Enjoyed… Making Us One for all Eternity!

CHRIST BASICS Christ. Mediat or Making Us One!

CHRIST BASICS Christ. Mediat or Making Us One!