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Guest Post by R.P. Amos

Saturday, April 18th, 2015

CHRIST IN THE SCRIPTURES

“He expounded unto them in all the scriptures the things concerning himself”

 

Old Testament – He’s coming                           Isa. 9:6 / Dan. 7:13-14 / 9:25

Gospels –              He comes                                Matt. 1:18-23 / 27:50

Acts –                    He saves                                  Acts 1:3 / 16:31

Epistles –             He leads                                  Eph. 1:20-22

Revelation –        He reigns                                 Rev. 11:15

 

Old Testament – He’s portrayed in picture types           Ex. 12 / Passover lamb, etc.

Gospels –             He comes in visible humanity              John 1:14

Acts –                   He comes in invisible Spirit                 Acts 2:32, 33

Epistles –             He’s interpreted in written words        1 Cor. 14:37 / Eph. 3:1-7

Revelation –       He comes in glory of world empire     Rev. 19:11-16

 

Old Testament – He’s promised to Israel                       Micah 5:2

Gospels –            He’s presented to Israel                      Matt. 21:5-9

Acts –                 He’s proclaimed to the world              Acts 1:8

Epistles –           He’s possessed by the church             1Cor. 3:16 / Gal. 4:6

Revelation –      He’s preeminent in the universe          Rev. 5:12-14

 

Old Testament –  The foretelling of His sufferings                     Isa. 53

Gospels –               The fulfillment of His sufferings                     Luke 24:44-46

Acts –                    The forth-telling of His sufferings                  Acts 17:1-3

Epistles –             The fruit and fellowship of His sufferings      1Pet. 3:18 / Php. 3:10

Revelation –         The fame of His sufferings                             Rev. 5:11-14

 

Old Testament – A lamb for a person, family and nation            Gen 4 / Ex. 12 / 1 Sam 7:9

Gospels –            A lamb for the world                                       John 1:29

Acts –                   A lamb for whosoever                                     Acts 2:21 / 8:32-38

Epistles –            A lamb for all history                                      1 Pet. 1:19, 20

Revelation –      A lamb forever                                     Rev. 22:3-5

 

Old Testament – Creates and Prophesies  Gen. 1:1 / Jn. 1:3 / Hos. 12:10 / Heb. 1:1

Gospels –           Dies and rises                          Matt. 27-28

Acts –                  Forgives and justifies              Acts 13:38, 39

Epistles –           Sanctifies and edifies               Eph. 4:11-12 / 5:26

Revelation –     Punishes and glorifies             Rev. 19:15 / 21:23

 

Old Testament

           Prophet / man is dark and needs guidance   Deut. 18:15 / Col. 1:13

          Priest / man is dirty and needs guilt removed   Ex. 30:30 / Heb. 9:14

          King / man is defiant and needs ruled    1Ki. 1:34 / Luke 19:14

Gospels –  He’s Prophet on earth to Israel         Jn 4:44, 6:14 /Acts 3:22

Acts –         He’s Prophet via Spirit to the nations    Acts 2:18, 33 / 9:15-17

Epistles –  He’s Priest in heaven for the church  Heb. 4:14

Revelation – He’s King of the world                      Rev. 11:15 / 19:15-16