Monday, December 21, 2009

The Mission of Jesus

Part 5 of The Real Jesus

Jesus came to earth to fulfill the three major offices in Israel in the OT: (1) prophet, (2) priest, and (3) king.

Jesus the Prophet
  1. Jesus revealed God's word to us (Mark 1:38).
  2. Jesus revealed God to us (John 1:18).
Jesus the Priest
  1. Jesus offered a sacrifice for our sin (Heb. 2:17).
  2. Jesus intercedes for us (Heb. 7:25).
Jesus the King
  1. Jesus was born as a king (Matt. 2:1-2).
  2. Jesus died as a king (Matt. 27:37).
  3. Jesus rose as a king (Eph. 1:20-21).
  4. Jesus will return as a king (Rev. 19:6).

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