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Honor To Whom Honor * Christ*

Honor To Whom Honor * Christ*

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  1. Honor To Whom Honor*Christ* “Show me the man you honor and I will know what kind of man you are” Honor: value, respect • “Timocracy”: a government domin-ated by those who love honor • “Timothy” = honor + God Honor occurs about 70x in NT

  2. I. N. T. Uses Of Honor • Value or worth: • Ac.4:34 • 1 Co.6:20 • Col.2:23 • Respect: • Mt.15:4 • Ro.13:7 • 1 Co.12:23-24 • 1 Pt.2:17; 3:7

  3. II. Why Honor Christ? 1. The Father honors Him, Jn.5:23a “that all should honor the Son just as they honor the Father” (23a) • Just as: to the same extent, in the same manner • Ph.2:10 = Is.45:23 • To worship a creature is idolatry • Conclusion: Jesus is not a creature

  4. 2. To withhold honor from Christ is to dishonor the Father, Jn.5:23b • “He who does not honor the Son does not honor the Father who sent Him” (23b) • Fathers are blessed through sons • Abraham – Isaac • Saul – not Jonathan • Job

  5. 3. He is our great God and Savior, Tit.2:13 • “looking for the blessed hope and glorious appearing of our great God and Savior Jesus Christ”

  6. 4. He is our Creator, Hb.1:2 • Inventions bring honor to inventors • “Bell South” • “Ford” • Light bulb • What about creation? Hb.3:4

  7. 5. His precious blood paid our ransom, 1 Pt.1:19 • A corrupt ransom cannot save from a corrupt life (18) • Not death, but blood, (19) • “What Can Wash Away My Sins” • 1 Pt.1:19, the ransom note

  8. 6.He is worthy, Rv.5:8-14 (4:9, 11) • He left heaven to live perfect life on earth to die for us, Ph.2:8-11 • He left earth to return to heaven to sit on His throne, Rv.5:12-13

  9. III. We Cannot Honor Him By: • Careless living, Mt.27:…9. 2 Sm.12 • Lip service, Mk.7:6. 2 Jn.9. Nu.22 • Vain worship, Mk.7:7. 1 Sm.2:29-30 • Elaborate church buildings. Mk.14:58 • Popular members, Lk.9:46. Ac.4:13 • Hugh numbers, Ac.2; Col.1:23

  10. IV. How To Honor Christ • Obey Him as Lord, Lk.19:28-32 • Full obedience; strange orders • Costly obedience; own clothes • Voluntary obedience. Hb.5:7-9 • Worship Him as God, Lk.19:36 • Serve Him as King, Lk.19:38(Ps.118) • Defend Him as Messiah, Lk.19:39-40

  11. 1 Pt.3No one honors Him by… …Owning a Bible (15) …Living in worldliness (16) …Refusing to stand for truth (17) …Compromising to avoid persecution (18) Christ is not valued at all unless He be valued above all