Flashcards in Person of Christ Deck (6)
What are some of the names of Christ given in Scripture?
Matthew 1:16, Luke 2:11 - Messiah / Christ
Matthew 2:23 - Emmanuel - God with us
Luke 2:11, Titus 2:13 - Savior / God
Luke 2:11, Romans 10:9 - Lord
Luke 1:35 - Son of God (angel speaking to Mary)
Matthew 12:8 - Son of Man (Lord of Sabbath)
John 1:1 - The Word
John 1:49 - Teacher / Rabbi (calling of Nathanael)
Isaiah 9:6 - Wonderful Counselor / Mighty God
Is Christ eternal?
YES, Christ is eternal.
John 1:1, Colossians 1:18, John 17:5
He was at the beginning with God before creation
Colossians 1:15, Psalm 89:27
He is the firstborn of all creation
John 1:3, Colossians 1:16, Hebrews 1:10
He existed before creation
He existed before Abraham: "before Abraham was, I am."
Give examples of the Person of Christ in the Old Testament.
God speaks of Himself in the plural
- Genesis 1:26 - Let us make man in our image
- Genesis 3:22 - Man has become like us, knowing good and evil
- Genesis 11:7 - Let us go down and confound their language
- Isaiah 6:8 - Who will go for us?
- Matthew 3:15 - it is fitting for us to fulfill all righteousness
PROMISE OF THE COMING MESSIAH
Genesis 3:15 - Seed of the woman
Genesis 12:3 - Jesus claims to be the seed of Abraham
Deuteronomy 18:15 - promised prophet if Moses
Isaiah 7:14 - Virgin birth
Isaiah 9:6 - Wonderful Counselor
Isaiah 53 - Suffering Servant
Appearances of the "Angel of The Lord". Some claim that these are Christophonies or pre-incarnate appearances of Jesus.
Genesis 16:7 - Hagar in the wilderness
Genesis 18- Angels headed toward Sodom
Daniel 3:25 - fiery furnace
What Biblical evidence is there that Christ was conscious of His divinity?
Twelve-year-old Jesus is in "His Father's house".
Jesus heals a paralytic claiming it was as easy for Him to forgive sins as it is to heal.
Pharisees saying Abraham was their father. Jesus rebukes them saying, "Before Abraham was, I AM."
Jesus is the Good Shepherd who loses none that the Father gives him because "I and the Father are one."
I am the way, the truth, and the life... if you know me, you know the Father... He who has seen me has seen the Father
Jesus' High Priestly Prayer: "glorify me in your own presence with the glory that I had with you before the world existed."
What is the scriptural foundation for believing that Christ had both a divine nature and a human nature?
Matthew 1:23, 3:17, 9:17
John 1:1,14,18, 8:58, 10:30, 14:9-10, 17:5
Romans 9:5 (Christ, God over all)
2 Peter 1:1
Matthew 1 -genealogy, born of a woman
Luke 2 - grew physically
Mark 4 - slept during the storm
Matt 4 and Luke 4 - got hungry
John 11 - had emotions, cried
John 19 - died