The uniqueness of the Lord Jesus

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Note:

Our sister Christservant was not able to post a devotional this week. Now, as we don’t have a new devotional from Christservant for this week, so we post a devotional that we received from her by email some time before this weblog began to work.

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The uniqueness of the Lord Jesus

Peace and Love of Christ be with you!

Dear family and friends, brothers and sisters in Christ.

Do you love the Lord Jesus? Do you wish to get to know Him more? Are you constantly thirsty for the Word of God?

Do you rejoice when spending long hours with your Savior? Do you want to follow Him and obey His commands?

If so, the content of this email is just what you need. I urge you to take the time to read and meditate on the below Scriptures.

I also invite you to share your thoughts and comments, if you wish to do so.

May the Lord be glorified in this study, Amen!

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– Jesus Christ is the only, unique Son of God

(Psalm 2:7) “I will surely tell of the decree of the LORD: He said to Me, ‘You are My Son, Today I have begotten You.”

(John 1:14) “And the Word became flesh, and dwelt among us, and we saw His glory, glory as of the only begotten from the Father, full of grace and truth.”

(Luke 1:35) “And the angel answering said to her, [The] Holy Spirit shall come upon thee, and power of [the] Highest overshadow thee, wherefore the holy thing also which shall be born shall be called Son of God.”

– Jesus is eternal. He existed from eternity past, He exists in the present, and He will exist for all eternity in the future

(John 1:1-3) “In [the] beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was in the beginning with God. All things received being through him, and without him not one [thing] received being which has received being.”

(John 8:58) “Jesus said to them, “Truly, truly, I say to you, before Abraham was born, I am.”

– Jesus alone is the One who bore our sins so that we may have forgiveness and be saved from them

(Matthew 1:21) “And she shall bring forth a son, and thou shalt call his name Jesus, for he shall save his people from their sins.”

(John 1:29) “On the morrow he sees Jesus coming to him, and says, Behold the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world.”

(1 Peter 2:24) “who himself bore our sins in his body on the tree, in order that, being dead to sins, we may live to righteousness: by whose stripes ye have been healed.”

(1 Corinthians 15:1-3) “But I make known to you, brethren, the glad tidings which I announced to you, which also ye received, in which also ye stand, by which also ye are saved, (if ye hold fast the word which I announced to you as the glad tidings,) unless indeed ye have believed in vain. For I delivered to you, in the first place, what also I had received, that Christ died for our sins, according to the scriptures”

– Jesus is the only Way to the Father, the only Way to salvation. He is the only Righteous One who exchanged that perfect righteousness for our sin

(John 14:6) “Jesus says to him, I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father unless by me.”

(Acts 4:12) “And salvation is in none other, for neither is there another name under heaven which is given among men by which we must be saved.”

(1 Timothy 2:5) “For God is one, and [the] mediator of God and men one, [the] man Christ Jesus”

(2 Corinthians 5:21) “Him who knew not sin he has made sin for us, that we might become God’s righteousness in him.”

– Jesus alone had power over His own death and the ability to take back His life again. His resurrection was a PHYSICAL one. His resurrection from the dead, never to die again, distinguished Him as the unique Son of God

(John 2:19) “Jesus answered and said to them, Destroy this temple, and in three days I will raise it up.”

(John 10:17-18) “On this account the Father loves me, because I lay down my life that I may take it again. No one takes it from me, but I lay it down of myself. I have authority to lay it down and I have authority to take it again. I have received this commandment of my Father.”

(Luke 24:39) “behold my hands and my feet, that it is *I* myself. Handle me and see, for a spirit has not flesh and bones as ye see me having.”

(Romans 1:4) “who was declared the Son of God with power by the resurrection from the dead, according to the Spirit of holiness, Jesus Christ our Lord”

– Jesus alone accepted worship equally with the Father and God the Father states that the Son is to be honored as He is honored. All others, rightly reject that worship

(John 20:28-29) “Thomas answered and said to him, My Lord and my God. Jesus says to him, Because thou hast seen me thou hast believed: blessed they who have not seen and have believed.”

(Philippians 2:6) “who, although He existed in the form of God, did not regard equality with God a thing to be grasped”

(John 5:23) “that all may honour the Son, even as they honour the Father. He who honours not the Son, honours not the Father who has sent him.”

(Acts 10:25-26) “And when Peter was now coming in, Cornelius met him, and falling down did [him] homage. But Peter made him rise, saying, Rise up: *I* myself also am a man.”

(Acts 14:14-15) “But the apostles Barnabas and Paul, having heard [it], rent their garments, and rushed out to the crowd, crying  and saying, Men, why do ye these things? We also are men of like passions with you, preaching to you to turn from these vanities to the living God, who made the heaven, and the earth, and the sea, and all things in them”

(Matthew 4:10) “Then says Jesus to him, Get thee away, Satan, for it is written, Thou shalt do homage to [the] Lord thy God, and him alone shalt thou serve.”

(Revelation 19:10) “And I fell before his feet to do him homage. And he says to me, See [thou do it] not. I am thy fellow-bondman, and [the fellow-bondman] of thy brethren who have the testimony of Jesus. Do homage to God. For the spirit of prophecy is the testimony of Jesus.”

(Revelation 22:9) “And he says to me, See [thou do it] not. I am thy fellow-bondman, and [the fellow-bondman] of thy brethren the prophets, and of those who keep the words of this book. Do homage to God.”

– Jesus has the power to give life to whom He will

(John 5:21) “For even as the Father raises the dead and quickens [them], thus the Son also quickens whom he will”

– God the Father has given all judgment to Jesus the Son

(John 5:22) “for neither does the Father judge any one, but has given all judgment to the Son”

– Jesus was with the Father and directly involved in the creation, and it is by His hand that all things are held together

(John 1:1-3) “In [the] beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was in the beginning with God. All things received being through him, and without him not one [thing] received being which has received being.”

(Ephesians 3:9) “and to enlighten all [with the knowledge of] what is the administration of the mystery hidden throughout the ages in God, who has created all things”

(Hebrews 1:8-10) “but as to the Son, Thy throne, O God, [is] to the age of the age, and a sceptre of uprightness [is] the sceptre of thy kingdom. Thou hast loved righteousness and hast hated lawlessness; therefore God, thy God, has anointed thee with oil of gladness above thy companions. And, Thou in the beginning, Lord, hast founded the earth, and works of thy hands are the heavens.”

(Colossians 1:17) “He is before all things, and in Him all things hold together.”

– Jesus will rule the world at the end of this present age

(Hebrews 1:8) “but as to the Son, Thy throne, O God, [is] to the age of the age, and a sceptre of uprightness [is] the sceptre of thy kingdom.”

(Isaiah 9:6-7) “For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given; and the government shall be upon his shoulder; and his name is called Wonderful, Counsellor, Mighty God, Father of Eternity, Prince of Peace. Of the increase of his government and of peace there shall be no end, upon the throne of David and over his kingdom, to establish it, and to uphold it with judgment and with righteousness, from henceforth even for ever. The zeal of Jehovah of hosts will perform this.”

(Daniel 2:44) “And in the days of these kings shall the God of the heavens set up a kingdom which shall never be destroyed; and the sovereignty thereof shall not be left to another people: it shall break in pieces and consume all these kingdoms, but itself shall stand for ever.”

(Revelation 19:11-16) “And I saw heaven opened, and behold, a white horse, and He who sat on it is called Faithful and True, and in righteousness He judges and wages war. His eyes are a flame of fire, and on His head are many diadems; and He has a name written on Him which no one knows except Himself. He is clothed with a robe dipped in blood, and His name is called The Word of God. And the armies which are in heaven, clothed in fine linen, white and clean, were following Him on white horses. From His mouth comes a sharp sword, so that with it He may strike down the nations, and He will rule them with a rod of iron; and He treads the wine press of the fierce wrath of God, the Almighty. And on His robe and on His thigh He has a name written, “KING OF KINGS, AND LORD OF LORDS.”

– Jesus was born of a virgin, conceived by the Holy Spirit

(Isaiah 7:14) “Therefore will the Lord himself give you a sign: Behold, the virgin shall conceive and shall bring forth a son, and call his name Immanuel.”

(Matthew 1:20-23) “But when he had considered this, behold, an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream, saying, “Joseph, son of David, do not be afraid to take Mary as your wife; for the Child who has been conceived in her is of the Holy Spirit.” “She will bear a Son; and you shall call His name Jesus, for He will save His people from their sins.” Now all this took place to fulfill what was spoken by the Lord through the prophet: “BEHOLD, THE VIRGIN SHALL BE WITH CHILD AND SHALL BEAR A SON, AND THEY SHALL CALL HIS NAME IMMANUEL,” which translated means, “GOD WITH US.”

(Luke 1:30-35) “And the angel said to her, Fear not, Mary, for thou hast found favour with God; and behold, thou shalt conceive in the womb and bear a son, and thou shalt call his name Jesus. He shall be great, and shall be called Son of [the] Highest; and [the] Lord God shall give him the throne of David his father; and he shall reign over the house of Jacob for the ages, and of his kingdom there shall not be an end. But Mary said to the angel, How shall this be, since I know not a man? And the angel answering said to her, [The] Holy Spirit shall come upon thee, and power of [the] Highest overshadow thee, wherefore the holy thing also which shall be born shall be called Son of God.”

– Jesus demonstrated that He had the attributes of God (the power to forgive sins, heal the sick, calm the wind and waves, to know us, being perfectly acquainted with us, to raise the dead, etc…)

(Matthew 9:1-7) “And going on board the ship, he passed over and came to his own city. And behold, they brought to him a paralytic, laid upon a bed; and Jesus, seeing their faith, said to the paralytic, Be of good courage, child; thy sins are forgiven. And behold, certain of the scribes said to themselves, This [man] blasphemes. And Jesus, seeing their thoughts, said, Why do ye think evil things in your hearts? For which is easier: to say, Thy sins are forgiven; or to say, Rise up and walk? But that ye may know that the Son of man has power on earth to forgive sins, (then he says to the paralytic,) Rise up, take up thy bed and go to thy house. And he rose up and went to his house”

(Mark 4:37-41) “And there comes a violent gust of wind, and the waves beat into the ship, so that it already filled. And he was in the stern sleeping on the cushion. And they awake him up and say to him, Teacher, dost thou not care that we are perishing? And awaking up he rebuked the wind, and said to the sea, Silence; be mute. And the wind fell, and there was a great calm. And he said to them, Why are ye [thus] fearful? how [is it] ye have not faith? And they feared [with] great fear, and said one to another, Who then is this, that even the wind and the sea obey him?”

(John 1:46-50) “And Nathanael said to him, Can anything good come out of Nazareth? Philip says to him, Come and see. Jesus saw Nathanael coming to him, and says of him, Behold [one] truly an Israelite, in whom there is no guile. Nathanael says to him, Whence knowest thou me? Jesus answered and said to him, Before that Philip called thee, when thou wast under the fig-tree, I saw thee. Nathanael answered and said to him, Rabbi, thou art the Son of God, thou art the King of Israel. Jesus answered and said to him, Because I said to thee, I saw thee under the fig-tree, believest thou? Thou shalt see greater things than these.”

(John 2:23-25) “And when he was in Jerusalem, at the passover, at the feast, many believed on his name, beholding his signs which he wrought. But Jesus himself did not trust himself to them, because he knew all [men], and that he had not need that any should testify of man, for himself knew what was in man.”

(Luke 7:12-15) “And as he drew near to the gate of the city, behold, a dead man was carried out, the only son of his mother, and she a widow, and a very considerable crowd of the city [was] with her. And the Lord, seeing her, was moved with compassion for her, and said to her, Weep not; and coming up he touched the bier, and the bearers stopped. And he said, Youth, I say to thee, Wake up. And the dead sat up and began to speak; and he gave him to his mother.”

– There are a great number of prophecies concerning the Messiah’s birth, life, resurrection, person, and purpose. All were fulfilled by the Lord Jesus and NO OTHER

(Isaiah 7:14) “Therefore will the Lord himself give you a sign: Behold, the virgin shall conceive and shall bring forth a son, and call his name Immanuel.”

(Micah 5:2) “And thou, Bethlehem Ephratah, little to be among the thousands of Judah, out of thee shall he come forth unto me [who is] to be Ruler in Israel: whose goings forth are from of old, from the days of eternity.”

(Zechariah 11:12-13) “And I said unto them, If ye think good, give [me] my hire; and if not, forbear. And they weighed for my hire thirty silver-pieces. And Jehovah said unto me, Cast it unto the potter: a goodly price that I was prized at by them. And I took the thirty silver-pieces, and cast them to the potter in the house of Jehovah.”

(Zechariah 13:7) “Awake, O sword, against my shepherd, even against the man [that is] my fellow, saith Jehovah of hosts: smite the shepherd, and the sheep shall be scattered, and I will turn my hand upon the little ones.”

(Isaiah 9:6-7) “For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given; and the government shall be upon his shoulder; and his name is called Wonderful, Counsellor, Mighty God, Father of Eternity, Prince of Peace. Of the increase of his government and of peace there shall be no end, upon the throne of David and over his kingdom, to establish it, and to uphold it with judgment and with righteousness, from henceforth even for ever. The zeal of Jehovah of hosts will perform this.”

(Psalm 16:10) “For thou wilt not leave my soul to Sheol, neither wilt thou allow thy Holy One to see corruption.”

In Christ’s Love,
Christservant

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