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JESUS CHRIST: GOD’S REVELATION TO THE WORLD. CHAPTER 10 WHO DO YOU SAY THAT I AM?. Gospel Portraits of Jesus. What is so special about this man, the one Christians believe to be the Son of God? How do you answer this question? What do you find attractive about Jesus?.

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Jesus christ god s revelation to the world

JESUS CHRIST:GOD’S REVELATION TO THE WORLD

CHAPTER 10

WHO DO YOU SAY

THAT I AM?


Gospel portraits of jesus

Gospel Portraits of Jesus

What is so special about this man, the one Christians believe to be the Son of God?

How do you answer this question?

What do you find attractive about Jesus?


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Gospel Portraits of Jesus

Jesus the Faithful Friend

The Gentle Strength of Jesus

Jesus stood up boldly to some of the hypocritical teachers of his day.

Jesus had passionate convictions, but was tender, loving and sensitive.

Jesus had compassion for others, yet was strong in confronting evil.

Jesus had many different kinds of friends.

Jesus showed true human emotions.

“I have called you friends . . . It was not you who chose me, but I chose you.”


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Gospel Portraits of Jesus

Jesus Modeled

Humility and Truth

Jesus Elevated the

Status of Women

Jesus demonstrated that women were equal to men.

Jesus allowed women to follow him as his disciples.

Jesus used women to illustrate his stories.

Jesus reserved the premier position of discipleship to a woman.

Jesus taught humility when he washed his disciples’ feet.

“I have given you a model to follow, so that as I have done for you, you should also do.”

“No one has greater love than this, to lay down one’s life for one’s friends.”


The face of jesus

The Face of Jesus

Jesus, from the Hebrew Joshua, means “God saves.”

A Jewish carpenter who spent many hours outdoors

Jesus attracted all kinds of people.

There had to be something incredibly attractive about Jesus of Nazareth, both inside and out.


Titles of jesus

Titles of Jesus

Christ

Son of God

Jesus Christ is the unique Son of God and shares his divine nature.

This is revealed at the Transfiguration.

“The Father and I are one.”

From the Greek, Christos, which translates to the Hebrew Messiah.

Accomplished his mission of suffering service through the threefold office of priest, prophet and king.


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Titles of Jesus

Lord

Son of Man

The title Jesus most frequently uses about himself

Describes a supernatural figure, God’s agent who will help usher in the fullness of God’s Kingdom.

Translates to the Greek Kurios, which renders the Hebrew Adonai, the name used by the Jews to refer to God.

To call Jesus Lord is to proclaim that he is God.


The early church preaches the good news

The Early Church Preaches the Good News

The history of the Church really begins with the account of how the Holy Spirit descended on the Apostles.

Pentecost, the Birthday of the Church


Kerygma in the early church the essential message or proclamation about jesus christ

Kerygma in the Early Church:The essential message or proclamation about Jesus Christ

  • Old Testament is fulfilled in Jesus.

  • The crucified Jesus is both Lord and Messiah.

  • Christ has sent the Holy Spirit, whose power can be seen and heard.

  • People must respond to the Good News .


Apostle to the gentiles st paul

Apostle to the Gentiles: St. Paul

  • Saul was a Roman citizen from Tarsus, Greek education, tentmaker

  • From the tribe of Benjamin

  • Strict Pharisee who was hostile to Christians

  • Saul converted to Christ at Damascus


Apostle to the gentiles st paul1

Apostle to the Gentiles: St. Paul

  • Engaged in three missionary journeys which took him all over the Mediterranean

  • Made an historic trip to the Council of Jerusalem in 49 AD

  • Traditionally, he was martyred in Rome under Nero


Jesus christ god s revelation to the world

“I live, no longer I, but Christ lives in me; insofar as I now live in the flesh, I live by faith in the Son of God who has loved me and given himself up for me.”


The letters of st paul

The Letters of St. Paul

  • Romans

  • 1 and 2 Corinthians

  • Galatians

  • Philippians

  • 1 Thessalonians

  • Philemon

  • Ephesians

  • 2 Thessalonians

  • 1 and 2 Timothy

  • Titus


What st paul taught about jesus

What St. Paul Taught about Jesus

  • The crucified Jesus truly rose from the dead!

  • The crucified Christ has been exalted by the Father.

  • Jesus is the Son of God.

  • Jesus is the Christ.

  • Jesus is the New Adam.

  • Jesus is the Savior and Redeemer of the World.

  • Jesus sends the Holy Spirit to give life to his followers.


Jesus in the letter to the hebrews

Jesus in the Letter to the Hebrews

Develops the theme of Jesus Christ as our supreme High Priest, the model of our faith

Only New Testament writing that calls Jesus an Apostle, that is, a messenger or representative of God

Tries to encourage these listless Christians to persevere in their faith


Jesus in the catholic epistles

Jesus in the Catholic Epistles

James; 1 and 2 Peter; 1, 2 and 3 John; Jude

Themes:

Christ’s followers should imitate his suffering.

Fights heresy that crept into the Church

True belief in Christ must show itself in acts of love.


Jesus in the book of revelation

Jesus in the Book of Revelation

Filled with elaborate symbolism—written in apocalyptic style

Borrows many symbols from the OT

Basic message: Final Salvation and victory will take place at the end of the present age when Jesus Christ will return in glory at his Second Coming.


More titles for jesus in revelation

More Titles for Jesus in Revelation

  • LAMB

  • ALPHA

  • OMEGA

  • LION OF THE TRIBE OF JUDAH

  • KING OF KINGS

  • LORD OF LORDS

  • MORNING STAR


Making a commitment to really know jesus

Making a Commitment to Really Know Jesus

DO YOU KNOW JESUS?

IS HE YOUR FRIEND?

DO YOU WANT TO GROW CLOSER TO HIM?

WILL YOU SAY “AMEN” TO THE QUESTIONS HE PUTS IN YOU?

“Amen! Come, Lord Jesus! The grace of the Lord Jesus be with all.”


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