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The Deity of Christ Outline

The Deity of Christ

I. KEY PASSAGES

  1. Compare Genesis 1 to John 1:1-2
  2. John 1:14, 18; 10:30; 14:9
  3. Colossians 1:15-17
  4. Hebrews 1: 1-4

 

II. “I AM” STATEMENTS THAT CAN APPLY ONLY TO GOD

  1. Connection to Exodus 3:14
  2. Statements with a predicate that no man can fulfill
  3. I AM the Bread of Life
  4. I AM the Light of the world
  5. I AM the Resurrection and the Life
  6. I AM the Way, the Truth, and the Life
  7. Statements without a predicate-Jn.8:58

 

III. SEVEN SIGNS IN JOHN THAT POINT TO CHRIST”S DEITY

  1. Power over Nature—water into wine, feeds the 5000, walks on water
  2. Power over illness—the official’s son, the lame man, the blind man
  3. Power over death–Lazarus

 

IV. PREROGATIVES OF GOD

  1. Forgiving sin—“Who can forgive sins, but God alone?”
  2. Omniscience—“for He knew (the hearts) of all men”
  3. Jesus came from Heaven—“HE who descended from Heaven: the Son of Man”
  4. The names of God—Son of God, Son of Man, I AM, Imanuel, the Logos

 

V. PRE-EXISTENCE OF CHRIST

  1. The Logos—“He was in the beginning with God”
  2. Before Abraham—“before Abraham was born, I Am”
  3. Philippians 2:6 “He existed in the form of God…but being made in the Likeness of men”

 

VI. THE DISCOURSES OF JESUS IN THE GOSPEL OF JOHN

  1. Unity and Equality with the Father—Jn.5:19-47
  2. The Bread of Life—Jn.6:26-59, Jesus is spiritual food come from Heaven
  3. Jesus is the Light from Heaven come into a dark world-Jn.8:12-59
  4. The Good Shepherd—Jn.10:11-30, “I and the Father are one”.
  5. The Upper Room—Jn.14:1-14, “he who has seen Me has see the Father”

 

VII. The Resurrection—THE EMPTY TOMB

About the Author: Charlie Taylor
About the Author: Charlie Taylor

Charlie Taylor grew up in Dallas, Texas, graduated from the University of Texas Business School and went into the commercial real estate business for about twenty years before enrolling in and graduating from Dallas Theological Seminary with honors.

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