ROC Talks: Royal Oak Church Messages

"An Eternal King is Coming to Earth" (John 1:1-14)

December 01, 2019 Royal Oak Church
ROC Talks: Royal Oak Church Messages
"An Eternal King is Coming to Earth" (John 1:1-14)
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ROC Talks: Royal Oak Church Messages
"An Eternal King is Coming to Earth" (John 1:1-14)
Dec 01, 2019
Royal Oak Church

I.    Christ the Eternal. (John 1)

a. He pre-existed creation. (John 1:1)

b. He was the agent of creation (John 1:3, Colossians 1:16).

c. He is the Alpha and Omega (Revelation 1:8,  22:13).

 II.  Christ the God-Man. (John 1:1, 14).

A. What doesn't this mean?

1. He was NOT half-man and half-God.

2. He was NOT just a man.

3. He was NOT just divine.

4. He did not “become” divine.

B. What DOES this mean?

1. He has two eternal and distinct natures (Colossians 2:9).

2. He became flesh during the incarnation (Matthew 1:18-24).

3. God has literally walked in your shoes (Hebrews 4:15)

  | GOD | MAN

 | He is worshiped (Matt. 2:2, 11; 14:33) | He worshiped the Father (John 17)
| He was called God (John 20:28; Heb. 1:8) | He was called man (Mark 15:39; John 19:5)
| He was called Son of God (Mark 1:1) | He was called Son of Man (John 9:35-37)
| He is prayed to (Acts 7:59) | He prayed to the Father (John 17)
| He is sinless (1 Pet. 2:22; Heb. 4:15) | He was tempted (Matt. 4:1)
| He knows all things (John 21:17) | He grew in wisdom (Luke 2:52)
| He gives eternal life (John 10:28) | He died (Rom. 5:8)
| All the fullness of deity dwells in Him (Col. 2:9) | He has a body of flesh and bones (Luke 24:39)


Show Notes

I.    Christ the Eternal. (John 1)

a. He pre-existed creation. (John 1:1)

b. He was the agent of creation (John 1:3, Colossians 1:16).

c. He is the Alpha and Omega (Revelation 1:8,  22:13).

 II.  Christ the God-Man. (John 1:1, 14).

A. What doesn't this mean?

1. He was NOT half-man and half-God.

2. He was NOT just a man.

3. He was NOT just divine.

4. He did not “become” divine.

B. What DOES this mean?

1. He has two eternal and distinct natures (Colossians 2:9).

2. He became flesh during the incarnation (Matthew 1:18-24).

3. God has literally walked in your shoes (Hebrews 4:15)

  | GOD | MAN

 | He is worshiped (Matt. 2:2, 11; 14:33) | He worshiped the Father (John 17)
| He was called God (John 20:28; Heb. 1:8) | He was called man (Mark 15:39; John 19:5)
| He was called Son of God (Mark 1:1) | He was called Son of Man (John 9:35-37)
| He is prayed to (Acts 7:59) | He prayed to the Father (John 17)
| He is sinless (1 Pet. 2:22; Heb. 4:15) | He was tempted (Matt. 4:1)
| He knows all things (John 21:17) | He grew in wisdom (Luke 2:52)
| He gives eternal life (John 10:28) | He died (Rom. 5:8)
| All the fullness of deity dwells in Him (Col. 2:9) | He has a body of flesh and bones (Luke 24:39)