Jesus is Relatable

July 16, 2023

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Who is Jesus?

• Jesus is AND .

• Immanuel

20 “Joseph, son of David,” the angel said, “do not be afraid to take Mary as your wife. For the child within her was conceived by the Holy Spirit. 21 And she will have a son, and you are to name him Jesus, for he will save his people from their sins.” 22 All of this occurred to fulfill the Lord’s message through his prophet: 23 “Look! The virgin will conceive a child! She will give birth to a son, and they will call him Immanuel, which means ‘God is with us.'” (Matthew 1:20-23)

• Son of Man

13 As my vision continued that night, I saw someone like a son of man coming with the clouds of heaven. He approached the Ancient One and was led into his presence. 14 He was given authority, honor, and sovereignty over all the nations of the world, so that people of every race and nation and language would obey him. His rule is eternal — it will never end. His kingdom will never be destroyed. (Daniel 7:13-14)

 

The humanity of Jesus helps us .

9 For in Christ lives all the fullness of God in a human body. (Colossians 2:9)

14 Because God’s children are human beings — made of flesh and blood — the Son also became flesh and blood. For only as a human being could he die, and only by dying could he break the power of the devil, who had the power of death. 15 Only in this way could he set free all who have lived their lives as slaves to the fear of dying. (Hebrews 2:14-15)

 

The humanity of Jesus helps us .

14 So then, since we have a great High Priest who has entered heaven, Jesus the Son of God, let us hold firmly to what we believe. 15 This High Priest of ours understands our weaknesses, for he faced all of the same testings we do, yet he did not sin. 16 So let us come boldly to the throne of our gracious God. There we will receive his mercy, and we will find grace to help us when we need it most. (Hebrews 4:14-16)

 

The humanity of Jesus gives us .

28 The Son of Man came not to be served but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many. (Matthew 20:28)

24 If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross and follow me. (Matthew 16:24)

 

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What’s Happening at Crossroads

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