Jesus’ Identity as Messiah & King

The Gospel of Jesus Christ

  • Euangelion = good news
  • Jesus Christ = Savior Messiah
  • Son of God

Prophecies Fulfilled

  • Malachi 3:1 – A Messenger who will prepare Your way
  • Isaiah 40:3 – Prepare the way of the Lord

John’s Message

  • Baptism of repentance for forgiveness
  • He who is mightier than I
  • He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit

Jesus’ Baptism

  • John baptized Jesus in the Jordan river
  • Trinity in full view
  • Son on earth
  • Father in Heaven
  • Spirit descended

Jesus’ Temptation

  • Spirit drove him into wilderness
  • He was tempted for forty days by Satan
  • Angels ministered to Him

Take Homes

  • How are you doing with temptations?
  • Are you being lead by the Holy Spirit?
  • Have you been baptized?
  • Do you believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God?