Six Little Words (#172)
Bible version used: NKJV
SIX LITTLE WORDS
They are amazing!
They are hard to believe!
They changed the world!
They can change your life!
Jesus came to earth as a man? A real human person born in Bethlehem? Jesus left His home in heaven to be born in a stable, to be insulted and rejected?
Why did He do it? To bring us back to the Father: our Creator God against whom we had rebelled.
. . . Christ Jesus . . . made Himself of no reputation, taking the form of a bondservant, and coming in the likeness of men. Philippians 2:5-7
For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that though He was rich, yet for your sakes He became poor, that you through His poverty might become rich. 2 Corinthians 8:9
The Son of God died? Jesus nailed to a cross as a criminal?
Why? We needed an infinite sacrifice to pay the penalty for our sins – and only Jesus could do it.
But He was wounded for our transgressions, He was bruised for our iniquities; The chastisement for our peace was upon Him, And by His stripes we are healed. Isaiah 53:5
For He made Him who knew no sin to be sin for us, that we might become the righteousness of God in Him. 2 Corinthians 5:21
God the Father brought Jesus back from the grave? Jesus conquered death? And He is alive in heaven?
Why? The resurrection shows God’s complete satisfaction with the work of Jesus in defeating Satan, the cause of all evil and death.
. . . You killed the Prince of life, whom God raised from the dead . . . . Acts 3:15
This is the greatest news in the world! After forty days on earth to prove that He was alive, Jesus ascended into heaven. But by His Spirit, He is always with us. He gives joy and peace, and He will come again to bring in an age of perfection.
Therefore He is also able to save to the uttermost those who come to God through Him, since He always lives to make intercession for them. Hebrews 7:25
Christ was offered once to bear the sins of many. To those who eagerly wait for Him He will appear a second time, apart from sin, for salvation. Hebrews 9:28
It’s hard to believe these great events. They changed the world. They can change your life and your future!
The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is at hand. Repent, and believe in the gospel. Mark 1:15
If you confess with your mouth the Lord Jesus and believe in your heart that God has raised Him from the dead, you will be saved. Romans 10:9