From Humility & Suffering for us to His Exaltation as
Lord of All.

 

 

Psalms 29:7 "The voice of the LORD goes through flames of fire."
Psalms 97:3 "A fire goes before him, and burns up his enemies round about.
Luke 3:16 "John answered all, saying, I indeed baptize you with water, but He who is mightier than I comes, the thong of whose sandals I am not worthy to loose. He shall baptize you with the Holy Spirit and with fire,"
Luke 12:49 "I have come to send fire on the earth. And what will I do if it is already kindled?"
Revelation 1:14 "His head and hair were white like wool, as white as snow. And His eyes were like a flame of fire."

THE SACRIFICE OF JESUS AND WHAT IT MEANT
PROPHECIES FULFILLED

    Jesus suffered many things. He was wounded, bruised, and stricken. He shed His blood, He died, and He rose from the dead. All these and others have very significant meanings.
   BORE-He bore our griefs-ref Isa 53:4
   BORE-He shall bear their iniquities-Isa 53:11
   BORE-He bare the sin of many-Isa 53:12
   CARRIED-our sorrows-Isa 53:4
   WOUNDED-for our transgressions-Isa 53:5
   BRUISED-for our iniquities-Isa 53:5
   PUNISHMENT (or chastisement)-that brought us peace was upon Him-Isa 53:5 NIV
   STRICKEN-for (our) transgressions-ref Isa 53:8

   SOUL-an offering for sin-Isa 53:10
    STRIPES-by His stripes we are healed-ref 1 Pe 2:24; Isa 53:5
   DELIVERED-for our offenses-Ro 4:25
   SACRIFICED-for us-1 Cor 5:7
   SACRIFICE-Put away sin by the sacrifice of Himself-Heb 9:26

   OFFERED-Himself to purge your conscience from dead works-ref Heb 9:14
   OFFERED-to bear the sins of many-Heb 9:28
   OFFERED-for the sins of the people-ref Heb 7:27
   OFFERED, BODY, BLOOD-Through the offering of His body and by His blood, we are sanctified and perfected forever-ref Heb 10:10,14,29
   BODY-He bore our sins in His body-ref 1 Pe 2:24
   DIED-for our sins-1 Cor 15:3
   DEATH-Reconciled by His death-ref Ro 5:10

   BLOOD-shed for the remission of sins-ref Mt 26:28
   BLOOD-Redemption through His blood-Eph 1:7; Col 1:14; Heb 9:12; 1 Pe 1:18,19; Rev 5:9
   BLOOD-Justified by His blood-Ro 5:9
   BLOOD-Reconciled by the blood-Lev 6:30; 8:15; 2 Chr 29:24
   BLOOD-Washed us from our sins in His own blood-Rev 1:5
   BLOOD-Even the forgiveness of sins-Col 1:14
   BLOOD-Entered into the holiest by His blood-ref Heb 10:19
   BLOOD-The church is purchased by the blood-ref Acts 20:28
   BLOOD-Sanctify the people with His own blood-Heb 10:29; 13:12
   BLOOD-Cleansed from all sin by the blood-ref 1 Jn 1:7
   BLOOD-Propitiation through faith in His blood-Ro 3:25
   BLOOD-Overcame Satan by the blood-ref Rev 12:11
   BLOOD-Making peace through the blood of the cross-Col 1:20
   BLOOD-Eateth My flesh, and drinketh My blood, dwelleth in Me, and I in him-Jn 6:56
   BLOOD-Purge your conscience-Heb 9:14
   BLOOD-Almost all things are…purged with blood-Heb 9:22

   RAISED-for our justification-ref Ro 4:25

   RESURRECTION-For a sign-Mt 12:39,40
   RESURRECTION-If no resurrection, ye are yet in your sins-1 Cor 15:17
   RESURRECTION-To fulfill the Scriptures-ref Lk 24:44-46
   RESURRECTION-Declared to be the Son of God…by the resurrection-Ro 1:4
   RESURRECTION-Proof He will judge the world-ref Acts 17:31
   RESURRECTION-Through His resurrection is proof there will be a resurrection of believers-ref 1 Cor 15:20-22
   RESURRECTION-Saved by the resurrection-ref 1 Pe 3:21
   RESURRECTION-We are begotten by the resurrection-ref 1 Pe 1:3
   RESURRECTION-To bestow life upon men (the second Adam, a quickening Spirit)-ref 1 Cor 15:45
   RESURRECTION-That you may know His great power-ref Eph 1:18-20
   RESURRECTION-That Jesus would be the Firstfruits-ref 1 Cor 15:23
   RESURRECTION AND ASCENSION-That Christ would be the head of the church-ref Eph 1:20,22,23

   ASCENDED-gave gifts unto men-Eph 4:8

   SAVED-by His life-Ro 5:10
   SAVED-through Him-ref Ro 5:9
   ATONEMENT-through Him-ref Ro 5:11

   JUSTIFIED-By His knowledge shall My righteous servant justify many-Isa 53:11
   JUSTIFIED-by His blood-Ro 5:9
   JUSTIFIED-by His grace-Titus 3:7; Ro 3:24
   JUSTIFIED-by believing-ref Ro 3:26; Acts 13:39 (All that believe are justified)
   JUSTIFIED-by the Spirit-ref 1 Cor 6:11
   JUSTIFIED-by faith-Ro 5:1; 3:28; Gal 2:16; 3:24
   JUSTIFIED-by works-Ja 2:21,24,25
   JUSTIFIED-by your words-ref Mt 12:37
    We are justified by His blood, which is given by His grace, which we believe through faith, which provokes us unto love and good works.

   MADE PEACE-through the blood of His cross-Col 1:2
   RECONCILED-by His death-Ro 5:10
   RECONCILED-through death-Col 1:21,22
   RECONCILED-by the blood-ref Lev 6:30; 8:15; 2 Chr 29:24
   RECONCILED-by Jesus-ref Col 1:20
   RECONCILED-by the cross-ref Eph 2:16

   SANCTIFICATION-is by God the Father; God SANCTIFIES wholly-ref Jn 10:36; Jude 1; 1 Thes 5:23
   SANCTIFICATION-is in Christ Jesus; Jesus sanctifies-ref 1 Cor 1:2; 1 Cor 6:11; Heb 13:12
   SANCTIFICATION-is by or through the Holy Spirit or Holy Ghost-ref 2 Thes 2:13; 1 Pe 1:2; Ro 15:16; 1 Cor 6:11
   SANCTIFICATION-is in the name of the Lord Jesus-ref 1 Cor 6:11
   SANCTIFICATION-is through the offering of the body of Jesus Christ once for all-ref Heb 10:10
   SANCTIFICATION-is by faith-ref Acts 26:18
   SANCTIFICATION-is by or with the blood of Jesus-ref Heb 10:29; Heb 13:12
   SANCTIFICATION-is through the truth-ref Jn 17:17,19
   SANCTIFICATION-is through the belief of the truth-ref 2 Thes 2:13
   SANCTIFICATION-is through God's Word-ref 1 Tim 4:5; Jn 17:17
   SANCTIFICATION-is with the washing of water by the Word-ref Eph 5:26

 

EXCHANGES AT THE CROSS

For an internal understanding of Jesus' sufferings and death, we must turn to the Prophet Isaiah, who wrote on the suffering Servant, the Messiah:
The Exchanges Jesus made for us at the cross are:


1. Jesus was made sin with our sinfulness so that we could have His righteousness -1 Peter 2:24

2.He was punished for our transgressions that we might have His peace
. ISA 53:5

3.He bore our sickness and infirmities that we might have His health
ISA 53:5, MATT 8:17, ISA 53:5

4.He was made a curse that we might have His blessing
Gal3:13-14


5.He took our poverty that we might have His wealth
2 COR 8:9
Note: This is not the "health & wealth" Gospel.Jesus had an abundance - He had His needs met plus. However He had no lack.)

6.He became rejection that we might have His acceptance
Eph 1:6

7.He became a slave so that we might have His freedom
Exodus 21:32, Zech 11:12, MATT 26:15, Luke 4:18

Jesus' Perfect Victory over sin, death and hell

Old Testament

Curse of sin

New Testament

Gen 2:17 Death John 11:25

Gen 3:7 Nakedness John 19:23

Deut 21:23 Curse Gal 3:13

Gen 3:17 Sorrow Isa 53:3

Gen 3:18 Thorns Matt 27:29

Gen 3:19 Sweat Luke 22:42

Gen 3:24 Sword & Spear John 19:34, Eph 6:17
Gen 3:6  Sin  1Peter 2:24
Psalm 86:13 Hell 1Cor 15:55, Rev 20:15

1 Cor 15:55-57 "O death, where is thy sting? O grave, where is thy victory? The sting of death is sin; and the strength of sin is the law.
But thanks be to God, which giveth us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.

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THE 12 RESURRECTION APPEARANCES


1. John 20:11-18 Jesus appears to Mary Magdalene who is grieving over the empty tomb suspecting that someone has stolen the Lord's dead body. Jesus says to her "Mary" she responds by saying "Rabboni" (a word honoring her teacher). Mary recognized His voice just as Jesus said in "John 10:14 "I am the Good Shepherd; I know my sheep and my sheep know Me."

Jesus says to her John 20:17 "Jesus said to her, do not touch me; for I am not yet ascended to my Father: but go to my brethren, and say unto them, I ascend unto my Father, and your Father; and to my God, and your God." KJV

2. Matthew 28:5-15, Mark 16:2-8, Luke 24:1-11
The appearance is to the women bringing spices to anoint the body of Jesus. Angels testify that Jesus is risen and direct them to return to Jesus' disciples to announce His Resurrection. On their way, Jesus appears to them. Matt 28:8-10 "So the women hurried away from the tomb, afraid yet filled with joy, and ran to tell his disciples. Suddenly Jesus met them. "Greetings," he said. They came to him, clasped his feet and worshiped him. Then Jesus said to them, "Do not be afraid. Go and tell my brothers to go to Galilee; there they will see me." NIV

3. From a road to Jerusalem to the road to Emmaus Mark 16:12-13, Luke 24:13-35 Two disciples heading home to Emmaus were discussing the events that occurred over Passover and the death of Jesus. Their hope for Israel's redemption were crushed. Suddenly a man joins them. Speaking about Old Testament prophecies that were fulfilled by Jesus, he rebukes them for their unbelief. They listened to this stranger as He taught them. They invited Him to dinner. At the breaking of the bread, they knew that this was the resurrected Jesus.

4. Jesus appears to Simon Peter Luke 24:34, 1Cor 15:5.
Luke 24:34-35
and saying, "It is true! The Lord has risen and has appeared to Simon." NIV

5. From Emmaus Road to the Upper Room - Luke 24: 36-43, John 20:19-23
Jesus walks through locked doors and appears to 10 disciples (Judas is dead and Thomas was absent.) Jesus shows that we will have resurrected bodies. That can be touched -Jesus had flesh & bone and the scars from the crucifixion. The reason why the women at the tomb, the disciples at Emmaus and in the Upper Room did not recognize Jesus right away is because He bears the scars of His crucifixion in His hands and feet and the wound from the sword. He also displays other features he received from His sufferings (Isa 53:2-3 "He had no beauty or majesty to attract us to him, nothing in his appearance that we should desire him. He was despised and rejected by men, a man of sorrows, and familiar with suffering. Like one from whom men hide their faces he was despised, and we esteemed him not." NIV) In Jesus' sufferings, His visage was marred beyond recognition.

6. A second Upper Room appearance John 20:24-29
Thomas doubted reports of the risen Saviour. Jesus returns to show Thomas his wounds, and to put his fingers in his wounds and to stop his disbelief.

7. From the Upper Room to the Sea of Tiberius John 21:1-25
Peter and 6 disciples had fished all night and caught nothing. Jesus beckons them from shore to cast their nets to the right side of the boat. They do as commanded and catch 153 fish. The 154th fish was the miracle fish already cooking when they arrived. When Jesus served their meal they knew it was from the Lord.

Here Jesus extracts three confessions of faith from Peter and prophecies on Peter's death. John 21:15-19. In John 21:14 it is recorded that this was the third appearance of Jesus to His disciples (apostles) referring to numbers 5 and 6 regarding His appearances.

8. Matthew 28:16-20 At Mount Tabor the disciples worship Jesus, to whom all power & authority (exousia) had been given. Jesus then gives them the Great Commission: Matt 28:20-22 "Matt 28:19-20 "Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost: Teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you: and, lo, I am with you always, even unto the end of the age. Amen."

9. From Mount Tabor to the Upper Room Mark 16:14-18, Luke 24:44-49
Jesus again appears to the disciples in the Upper Room and reiterates His command to them. "Go ye into all the world, ..."     Mark 16:15-18

10. Jesus' Ascension from the Mount of Olives
Mark 16:19-20,Luke 24:50-53, Acts 1:8-11
"But you shall receive power, after that the Holy Ghost is come upon you: and you shall be witnesses unto me both in Jerusalem, and in all Judaea, and in Samaria, and unto the uttermost part of the earth. And when he had spoken these things, while they beheld, he was taken up; and a cloud received him out of their sight."

11. To James and

12. to Paul 1 Cor 15:7-8
"After that He was seen by James, then by all the apostles.Then last of all He was seen by me also, as by one born out of due time."NKJV

THE KING OF KINGS

12 Confirmations of the Scripture regarding the Kingship of the Son of God.
12 symbolizes government. For example, 12 Tribes of Jacob, 12 Apostles

  1. KING, ETERNAL IMMORTAL 1 Tim 1:17
  2. KING OF ALL THE EARTH Ps 47:7
  3. KING OF GLORY Ps 24:7-10
  4. KING OF ISRAEL Mk 15:32; Isa 44:6
  5. KING OF JACOB Isa 41:21
  6. KING OF KINGS Rev 17:14; 19:16
  7. KING OF PEACE Heb 7:2
  8. KING OF RIGHTEOUSNESS Heb 7:2
  9. KING OF SAINTS Rev 15:3
  10. KING OF SALEM Heb 7:2
  11. KING OF THE JEWS Jn 19:21; Lk 23:38; Mk 15:26; Mt 27:37
  12. YOUR KING Isa 43:15

 


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