Dalton Leslie - God’s Word Personified

December 25, 2022

God’s Word Personified
John 1:1-13
December 25, 2022

1.      Jesus is _God’s Word personified__________________. (v. 1-4)

 “…so my word that comes from my mouth will not return to me empty, but it will accomplish what I please and will prosper in what I send it to do.” Isaiah 55:11

 “For every one of God’s promises is “Yes” in him. Therefore, through him we also say “Amen” to the glory of God.” 2 Corinthians 1:20

2.      Jesus has come _________________To bring light and life____________________________. ( 4-5)

 “In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. Now the earth was formless and empty, darkness covered the surface of the watery depths, and the Spirit of God was hovering over the surface of the waters. Then God said, “Let there be light.” And there was light.” Genesis 1:1-3

 “I will put hostility between you and the woman, and between your offspring and her offspring. He will strike your head, and you will strike his heel.” Genesis 3:15

3.      John is essential in the fulfilling of the prophecy. (v.6-8)

3 Mountain top interactions: Moses Exodus 33:12-23, Elijah 1 Kings 19:9-14, Jesus and Mark 9:2-13

4.      Jesus is not ___________________Recognized____________________. (v. 9-13)

 “… “Did Israel not understand?” First Moses said, I will make you jealous of those who are not a nation; …And Isaiah says boldly, I was found by those who were not looking for me… All day long I have held out my hands to a disobedient and defiant people.” Romans 10:19-21

 “Therefore, brothers and sisters, since we have boldness to enter the sanctuary through the blood of Jesus – he has inaugurated for us a new and living way through the curtain… and since we have a great high priest over the house of God, let us draw near with a true heart in full assurance of faith, with our hearts sprinkled clean from the evil conscience and our bodies washed in pure water.” Hebrews 10:19-22