Sermons by Daniel Kendall (Page 45)

Sermons by Daniel Kendall (Page 45)

Jesus is the Eternal God (John 1:1-2)

John begins his Gospel with the same words that begin Genesis. He uses the phrase “in the beginning” to show that Jesus was there with God and as God at creation. John systematically lays out the nature of Jesus: 1. Jesus is “the Word” Jesus is the public declaration (“Word”) of the mind, will, nature, and character of God (John 1:18). The concept of “Word” shows the Trinity in that God the Father ordains salvation, and God the Son declares…

The Purpose of the Gospel of John (John 20:30-31)

1. That we might believe that Jesus is the Christ John is writing to prove that Jesus is the “Anointed One.” Jesus is the fulfillment of all the Old Testament prophecies. He crushed the head of the Serpent. He will reign forever on the throne of David. He has ushered in the New Covenant. He forgives our sins. 2. That we might believe that Jesus is the Son of God John is writing to prove that Jesus is divine. He…