Jesus is the Christ “Whosoever believeth that Jesus is the Christ is born of God: and every one that loveth him that begat loveth him also that is begotten of him.” 1 John 5:1 Jesus = savior Matt.1:21 Christ = Messiah God with us - Mt.2:4 Jesus Christ 5 proofs
1. Birth “born of a woman” ASV & NKJV In Fulness of Time Gal. 4:4 “But when the fulness of the time was come, God sent forth his Son, made of a woman, made under the law,” Time Place Conditions
1. Birth Virgin Birth • Matt. 1:18-25 • Isa. 7:14 “...behold, a virgin shall conceive, and bear a son, and shall call his name Immanuel.” Birth of Jesus proves He is the Christ !
2. Miracles “And Jesus went about all Galilee, teaching in their synagogues, and preaching the gospel of the kingdom, and healing all manner of sickness and all manner of disease among the people.” Matt. 4:23 Healing Elements Food Raised Dead 49 recorded miracles
2. Miracles 30. And many other signs truly did Jesus in the presence of his disciples, which are not written in this book: 31. But these are written, that ye might believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God; and that believing ye might have life through his name. John 20:30-31 Miracles of Jesus proves He is the Christ !
3. Teaching "No man ever spoke like this Man!“ Jn. 7:46 NKJV Many Methods Life Acts 1:1“began both to do and teach.” Matt. 5-7 Sermon on the Mount Appropriate
3. Teaching “28. And it came to pass, when Jesus had ended these sayings, the people were astonished at his doctrine: 29 For he taught them as one having authority, and not as the scribes. - Mt.7:28-29 Teaching of Jesus proves He is the Christ !
4. Death • “Truly this was the Son of God” Matt. 27:54 • Place ~ Calvary • Time ~ 3rd hour • Writings ~ Hebrew, Greek and Latin • Jesus’ Words from the cross
5. Resurrection Without the resurrection his death was of no value. 1 Cor. 15:14-17 Resurrection brightest day in all the world Resurrection of Jesus proves He is the Christ !
The grave was empty He arose
Jesus is the Christ “Whosoever believeth that Jesus is the Christ is born of God: and every one that loveth him that begat loveth him also that is begotten of him.” 1 John 5:1 Modernists deny that Jesus is the Christ Teaching Birth Miracles Death Resurrection
Sermon by Arthur Pigman Evans Church of Christ 515 Gibbs Road Evans, Ga. 30809 706-855-1249 firstname.lastname@example.org Sunday Morning October 29, 2006