Morning Star. Orthroinos -Aste r. Introduction. It is intriguing that Jesus Himself says, “I am the bright and morning star” (Rev. 22:16). Introduction. It would seem that God wants to set the record straight about who is the “Morning Star.”. Introduction.
It is intriguing that Jesus Himself says, “I am the bright and morning star” (Rev. 22:16)
It would seem that God wants to set the record straight about who is the “Morning Star.”
And since God is the God who created time … He knew that there would be some that would try to cloud the issue of the identity of the “Morning Star.”
It is the morning star (Venus) that heralds the coming of a new day.
When all the stars of night are dimming, the morning star stands bright and heralds the coming of a brand new day.
Likewise, Christ came as the Morning Star to bring a new day of light and forgiveness in a world of darkness.
Eze 28:17 Thine heart was lifted up because of thy beauty, thou hast corrupted thy wisdom by reason of thy brightness: I will cast thee to the ground, I will lay thee before kings, that they may behold thee.
Isa 14:12 How art thou fallen from heaven, O Lucifer, son of the morning! how art thou cut down to the ground, which didst weaken the nations!
Isa 14:13 For thou hast said in thine heart, I will ascend into heaven, I will exalt my throne above the stars of God: I will sit also upon the mount of the congregation, in the sides of the north:
I. Jesus is called the Morning Star for Glorification.C. Satan may be the “star” with the keys to the bottomless pit – Rev. 9:1-4 / 11:17 / 17:8 / 20:1 / 20:3
II. Jesus is called the Morning Star for MagnificationA. In prophecy Christ is foretold to come as the “Star out of Jacob” – Numbers 24:17
II. Jesus is called the Morning Star for MagnificationB. As the “day star” which lives in our hearts, it should cause us to magnify His name – II Peter 1:19
III. Jesus is called the Morning Star for EvangelizationA. Christians who have overcome by the blood of the Lamb have been given the Morning Star – Rev. 2:22-26
III. Jesus is called the Morning Star for EvangelizationB. The “Morning Star” heralds a new day in which God as light overcomes moral darkness – Jn. 1:1-9
III. Jesus is called the Morning Star for EvangelizationC. Jesus made it clear that He is the “light of the world” – Jn. 8:12;9:5;12:35,36,46