Christian Theology, Biblical Theology

"You are no longer under law but grace; therefore, sin shall not have dominion over you" "The grace of God has appeared teaching men to say no to sin"

The Biblical Christ You Never Hear About Today

Christ cleansing the Temple
Most of the world including Christians don't know the true Jesus and His nature; They seldom hear the full counsel of God preached!

Jesus came to reveal the Father: John 14:6-11

1. He turned many people off: John 6:50-59, 15:22-25
A. He never offended anyone? John 6:60-71, Matt. 15:1-14
B. He never intentionally offended? Luke 6:1-11.

2. He rejected many
Luke 9:57-62; those eager to follow
Luke 14:25,26,27,33-35; forsake all
Luke 18:9-14 Pharisee and publican
Luke 18:15-17 must receive as little child or not enter
Luke 18:18-27 rich young ruler

3. He condemned or judged more than speak on love
John 3:18
Matt. 23
Matt. 11:20-24
Matt. 18:7-9
John 8:1-11
John 9:39

4. He called people names
Matt. 15:22-28 dogs
Matt. 17:17 faithless and perverse
Luke 13:32 fox
Matt. 23:13-33
John 8:44 Jews devils
John 6:70 Judas a devil, Matt. 16:23 Peter-Satan
Mt 23:17 Ye fools (Greek - moros) the root for "Morons"

5. He was harsh
Matt. 10:33-39 send a sword
Luke 12:49 send fire

6. He got angry
Mark 3:5
John 2:15-17 money changers
Eph. 4:26

7. He raised His voice
John 7:37-39

8. Many hated Him
Hebrews 1:9

9. MSeldom almost never spoke on love
about 160 verses on Hell, condemnation, judgment
9 verses speaking of God's love conditional love
 John 14:21,23; John 15:10,14

10. He was not popular:
John 7:7, John 15:23-25, Luke 11:15,
mocked on the Cross

11. He spoke often in riddles and parables
John 6:43-58
John 2:18-21 destroy this temple
Matt. 13:10-17

12. He didn't always answer directly
John 12:20-33

13. He wasn't necessarily a man of peace
John 14:27 but not as the world gives
John 16:33 tribulation in the world
Matt. 34-35
Thes. 5:3 beware when they say peace and safety

14. He wasn't a communist or socialist
Luke 19:11-27 parable of pounds advocates and slaying his enemies

Meet the Jesus of the Bible:
John 5:36-47
Lamb of God--Lion of the Tribe of Judah
Prince of Peace--Man of War and Capt. of the Lord's Host
Priest--prophet the Lord our Righteousness
The Way--Stumbling-block I Corinthians 1:23 and
Rock of Offence Romans 9:23

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