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Doctrine of Christ

These are longer theological posts that deal with the doctrine of Christ. Who is he? What did he do? What is he doing now?

The Supremacy of Christ

Colossians: The Supremacy of Christ (1:15-20)

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Colossians 1:15-20 exalts the Son and his supremacy over all things. He is the image of God, the creator of all, and our reconciliation.

Good News of Great Joy

Good News of Great Joy

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As you celebrate this Christmas, remember who that baby was that we so often picture wrapped in swaddling clothes and lying in a manger.

Was everything written about Jesus fulfilled?

Was Everything That Was Written about Jesus Fulfilled?

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The Old Testament had much to say about the coming Messiah and his rule. Has all of it been fulfilled? Or is there more to come?

Is the whole Bible about Jesus?

Is the Whole Bible About Jesus?

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Is the whole Bible about Jesus? By and large, yes. Jesus is the fulfillment of the Law and Prophets. They all point to him.

Why did Jesus teach in parables?

Why Did Jesus Teach in Parables?

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Why did Jesus teach using Parables? First, as an aid to helping his disciples. Secondly, to obscure the message from those without faith.

What is the purpose of the atonement?

What is the Purpose of the Atonement?

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What is the purpose of the atonement? Was it simply to forgive our sins? Or does it have a greater significance?

What happened when Jesus rose from the dead?

What Happened When Jesus Rose from the Dead?

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Many things took place when Jesus rose from the dead. He conquered death, took up his rule over the kingdom, and sent us the Holy Spirit.

The Mercy Seat

What Is the Mercy Seat? And Why Is It Important?

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The Mercy Seat was the cover of the ark and the place where the blood of the atoning sacrifice was sprinkled. Jesus is our Mercy Seat.

Christ Became Sin for Us

Christ Became Sin for Us

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A great exchange took place when I came to faith. Christ became sin for me. And in return, I received his righteousness.

the authority of Jesus

The Authority of Jesus in the Gospel of Matthew

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Jesus demonstrated his authority in many ways in Matthew. And he also delegated authority to his church to take the gospel out into the world.

the significance of the cross

What Is the Significance of the Cross?

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The cross represents many things to different people. But the significance of the cross is mostly in what happened there with Jesus' victory.

Where was Jesus between his death and resurrection

Where Was Jesus During the 3 Days Before His Resurrection?

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Jesus was crucified on Friday and resurrected on Sunday. Where was Jesus during that period between his death an resurrection?

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