Jesus Christ is deity therefore Jesus Christ is

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 • Jesus Christ is deity, therefore, Jesus Christ is eternal (Psa. 90: 2

• Jesus Christ is deity, therefore, Jesus Christ is eternal (Psa. 90: 2 + John 1: 1, 14) • Jesus Christ is Jehovah, therefore, Jesus Christ is eternal (Ex. 3: 14 + John 8: 58; Isa. 40: 3 + Matt. 3: 3) • Jesus Christ is “everlasting, ” therefore, Jesus Christ is eternal (Mic. 5: 2; Isa. 9: 6; cf. Col. 1: 16 -17) • Jesus Christ is “God, ” therefore, Jesus Christ is eternal (John 1: 1, 14; 17: 5)

 • “Theophany” = an appearance of God − theos [God] + phanos [appear,

• “Theophany” = an appearance of God − theos [God] + phanos [appear, make manifest] • Jesus Christ often appeared in the O. T. as “The Angel of the LORD/Jehovah” − “Angel” simply means “Messenger” • Jesus Christ appeared to Hagar as the Angel of the LORD (Gen. 16 -17) • Jesus Christ appeared to Abraham & Lot as the Angel of the LORD (Gen. 18 -19) • Jesus Christ appeared to Jacob as the Angel of the LORD (Gen. 32; Hos. 12: 3 -5) • Jesus Christ appeared to Moses as the Angel of the LORD (Ex. 3)

 • Jesus Christ (the eternal “Word”) became flesh (John 1: 1, 14; 1

• Jesus Christ (the eternal “Word”) became flesh (John 1: 1, 14; 1 Tim. 3: 16) • Jesus Christ was “God with us” (Matt. 1: 23) • Jesus Christ took on a fleshly body to be able to sympathize with us (Heb. 2: 17 -18; 4: 15) • Jesus Christ took on a fleshly body to be able to die for us (Mark 10: 45; Heb. 2: 14; cf. 1 Tim. 6: 16) • While He was human, He was also deity (John 1: 1, 14)

 • Jesus Christ is reigning at the right hand of God (Mark 16:

• Jesus Christ is reigning at the right hand of God (Mark 16: 19; Acts 2: 33 -35; Heb. 1: 3) • Jesus Christ is making intercession for His people (Rom. 8: 34) • Jesus Christ is advocating for His people (1 John 2: 2) • Jesus Christ is serving as mediator for His people (1 Tim. 2: 5) • Jesus Christ can only effectively do this because (1) He is God and (2) He still (though reigning at the right hand of God) retains some identification with His human nature (1 Cor. 15: 50; Acts 7: 56; 9: 20; 1 Tim. 2: 5; Heb. 2: 11)

 • Jesus Christ has all authority now, with all things made subject unto

• Jesus Christ has all authority now, with all things made subject unto Him (Matt. 28: 18; Eph. 1: 21 -23; 1 Pet. 3: 22) • Jesus Christ will possess glory and dominion forever and ever (Rev. 1: 6; 1 Pet. 4: 11; 5: 11) • Jesus Christ will “be subject to Him who put all things under Him” (1 Cor. 15: 27 -28; cf. Phil. 2: 6 -7)

 • Believe Jesus is God’s Son – John 20: 30 -31 • Repent

• Believe Jesus is God’s Son – John 20: 30 -31 • Repent of your sins and turn to God – Acts 17: 30 • Confess your faith in Jesus Christ – Romans 10: 10 • Be immersed into Christ – Acts 22: 16 − God will forgive all of your sins – Acts 2: 38 − God will add you to His church – Acts 2: 47 − God will register you in heaven – Hebrews 12: 23 • Put Him first in your daily, faithful service – Revelation 2: 10