What do you think about the Christ?
August 2, 2020 / Matthew 22:42
One of the most important questions in all of life is a simple question that Jesus asked in Matthew 22, “What do you think about the Christ?” It applies to every human being and how you answer affects your eternal destiny.
I. The Worldly Answer
A. The Worldly Answer is based upon . It sees things from only a point of view.
B. Because Jesus was tempted (Hebrews 4:15), experienced hunger (Matthew 4:2), thirst (John 19:28) and suffered (Luke 22:44) as , then He was as much a as any of us.
C. People don’t accept Jesus today because of . If they accept Jesus on His terms, it means they must to Him and give up !
Scripture References: Matt 4:1-11, 16:13, 26:63, 27:3-5; Luke 23:14; Rom 1:3, 16:18; 1 Corinthians 3:1-3; Heb 4:15;
II. The Prophetic Answer
A. The Prophetic Answer is based off of knowing and applying them to the .
B. Today, in the Christian age, we have like the Pharisees who didn’t really understand the prophesies.
Scripture References: Matt 16:15-16; John 1:29-34, 7:29, 20:27-29, 21:15-19; Acts 2:34-36; 1 Peter 1:10-12
III. The Divine Answer
A. The Divine Answer is based off Jesus’ , His and .
B. Jesus clearly identified Himself as , He identified Himself as !
Scriptural References: Matt 3:16-17, 17:5, 26:52-56; John 1:1-5, 5:37,46, 6:38, 10:37-38, 14:9, 18:37, 19:28; Luke 4:18-20, 22:70