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In this sermon we answer three important questions concerning the deity of Christ. What does Scripture say about his deity? Why is his deity so important? And why is the deity of Christ helpful for the Christian?
The grace and goodness and mercy of God is displaying in that he has most clearly revealed himself to his creatures. He has done so through his creation and through his written Scriptures, and these forms of revelation demand a necessary response from the creature.
Thanksgiving Service - God's command to bless all peoples by bringing them to praise him will most certainly be accomplished through Christ. It is the joy of his people to now offer him acceptable thanks in anticipation of this eternal duty of praise.
Underlying the necessary righteousness for entering the kingdom of heaven is an efficient call - a new birth, which provides the life and power a sinner needs to evidence a righteousness which exceeds that of the scribes and Pharisees.
The second way Jesus has come to make the glory of the Kingdom promises of the OT clear is by describing Kingdom greatness. Such greatness is attained, Jesus says, by esteeming highly the connection between God's Kingdom and God's commandments.
One of the amazing aspects of Jesus' ministry was his connection to the Old Testament Scriptures. As he teaches concerning the Gospel of the Kingdom, he makes it clear that his Kingdom is one in the same to what was foretold long ago in the ancient texts.