My Lord & My God

My Lord & My God
John 20:24-29

My Shepherd
My King
My Savior
My Lord
My God

Thomas’s Revelations
John 11:16 – “Let us also go, so that we may die with Him.”
John 14:5 – “How do we know the way?
John 20:28 – “Thomas answered and said to Him, “My Lord and my God!” 

  • Luke 7:11-17 – the widow of Nain
  • “The Fear of Isaac” – Genesis  31
    • Fear is not an attribute of God, but it is an attribute of those who know Him.
  • Psalm 106:21-22 “They forgot God their Savior, Who had done great things in Egypt, wonders in the land of Ham and awesome things by the Red Sea.”

O Lord, how many are Your works! In wisdom You have made them all; The earth is full of Your possessions. Psalm 104:24

  • Peter, James & John’s Revelation
    • Luke 5:8-11 “Go away from me Lord, for I am a sinful man, O Lord!”
  • Nathanael Calling
    • John 1:46 “How do we know the way?
  • The Parable of the Two Debtors
    • Luke 7:40-50
  • Do you have any idea how much Jesus loves you and how much you have been forgiven?
  • Like Thomas, “My Lord and my God.”

My Savior - Part 2

My Savior - Part 2
Luke 23:39-46

What kind of Savior is Jesus?

Therefore He is able also to save forever (to the uttermost) those who draw near to God through Him, since He always lives to make intercession for them. Hebrews 7:25

For Christ also died for sins once for all, the just for the unjust, so that He might bring us to God, having been put to death in the flesh, but made alive in the spirit; in which also He went and made proclamation to the spirits now in prison, who once were disobedient, when the patience of God kept waiting in the days of Noah, during the construction of the ark, in which a few, that is, eight persons, were brought safely through the water. 1 Peter  3:18-20

  • Luke 16:19-31 – Lazarus and the rich man
  • Revelation 1:18 – “Do not be afraid; I am the first and the last, and the living One; and I was dead, and behold, I am alive forevermore, and I have the keys of death and of Hades.” 
  • Ephesians 4:7-10 – “He who descended is also the One who ascended far above all the heavens, that He might fill all things.”

My Shepherd
My King
My Savior (part 1&2)
My Lord
My God

  • Psalm 23
    • reveals the Shepherd of our souls! 
  • Psalm 24
    • reveals Jesus our King of glory!
  • Psalm 22
    • reveals Jesus between heaven and earth!
  • Psalm 22: 1-21a
    • Describes Jesus’ passion
  • Psalm 22: 21b
    • “It is finished!”
  • Psalm 22:22-31
    • Preaching to the choir!

My Savior

My Savior
Mark 16:1-8

My Shepherd
My King
My Savior
My Lord
My God

  • Peter 5:4 “And when the Chief Shepherd appears, you will receive the unfading crown of glory.”
    • Jesus, The Chief Shepherd of our souls.
  • Psalm 23 — reveals what kind of Shepherd! 
  • Psalm 24 — Jesus our King of glory!
  • Palm 22 — Between heaven and earth! 

What kind of Savior is Jesus?

Our Messiah
But now He has obtained a more excellent ministry, by as much as He is also the mediator of a better covenant, which has been enacted on better promises. Hebrews 8:1-2

Our Savior 
Hebrews 4:14-16 - Our High Priest
Matthew 4:4 – His God Breathed Word
Hebrews 7:22 – Our Guarantee

For the grace of God has appeared, bringing salvation to all men, instructing us to deny ungodliness and worldly desires and to live sensibly, righteously and godly in the present age, looking for the blessed hope and the appearing of the glory of our great God and Savior, Christ Jesus, who gave Himself for us to redeem us from every lawless deed, and to purify for Himself a people for His own possession, zealous for good deeds. Titus 2:11-14

Genesis 3:15
Ephesians 2:4-10

My King

My King
John 12:1-19

“Behold, your King is your King is coming, seated on a donkey’s colt.” John 12:1-19

My Shepherd
My King
My Savior
My Lord
My God

What kind of King is Jesus?

“I am the resurrection and the life; he who believes in Me will live even if he dies, and everyone who lives and believes in Me will never die. Do you believe this?” John 11:25 

  • Our Messiah – Genesis 3:15
  • John 11:49-53
  • Vs 50 “You know nothing at all, nor do you take into account that it is expedient for you that one man die for the people, and that the whole nation not perish.”
  • Our Messiah – the anointed One
  • John 12:1-19
  • Vs 7 “Let her alone, so that she may keep it for the day of My burial.”
  • Psalm 118:26
  • Zechariah 9:9

Our King
A heavenly perspective

Incarnation and Resurrection
Christmas and Easter

  • Psalm 24:1-2 - Who to worship 
  • Psalm 24:3-6 - Who may worship 
  • Psalm 24:7-10 - Who is our King
  • Revelation 19:11-16
  • John 12:27-33
  • Colossians 2:15
  • Isaiah 11:1-5

 

 

My Shepherd

My Shepherd
1 Peter 5:4

And when the Chief Shepherd appears, you will receive the unfading crown of glory. 1 Peter 5:4

My Shepherd
My King
My Savior
My Lord
My God

What kind of Shepherd is Jesus?

Luke 15:3-7

My sheep hear My voice, and I know them, and they follow Me; and I give eternal life to them, and they will never perish; and no one will snatch them out of My hand. John 10:27-28

The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. He makes me to lie down in green pastures; He leads me beside the still waters. He restores my soul; He leads me in the paths of righteousness for His name’s sake. Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil; For You are with me; Your rod and Your staff, they comfort me. You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies; You anoint my head with oil; My cup runs over. Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life; And I will dwell in the house of the Lord Forever. Psalm 23:1-6

Verse 1 - “The Lord is my shepherd”

  • This is Relationship    
  • Jehovah Rohi    = The God Who sees me

Verse 1 - “I shall not want” 

  • This is Provision (supply)    
  • Jehovah-Jireh = My Provider    

Verse 2 - “He makes me to lie down in green pastures”

  • This is Peace    
  • Jehovah-Shalom

Verse 2 - “He leads me beside the still waters”

  • This is Rest
  • Jehovah-Shalom

Verse 3 - “He restores my soul” 

  • This is Healing    
  • Jehovah-Rophe = “The Lord Our Healer”

Verse 3 - “He leads me in the paths of righteousness”

  • This is Guidance
  • Jehovah- Tsidkenu = “The Lord Our Righteousness”

Verse 3 - “For His Name’s sake”

  • This is Purpose    
  • Jehovah-Elohim = “Lord God”
  • Matthew 6:9-13—His Kingdom, His will.

Verse 4 - “Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death”

  • This is Testing    
  • From conception to the grave! 

Verse 4 - “I will fear no evil” 

  • This is Protection
  • Jehovah-Nissi = “The Lord is my banner”

Verse 4 - “For You are with me”

  • This is Faithfulness    
  • Jehovah-Shammah= “The Lord, He is there!”

Verse 4 - “Your rod and Your staff, they comfort me” 

  • This is Discipline
  • This is Protection

Verse 5 - “You prepare a table before me in    the presence of my enemies”

  • This is Hope
  • This is Presence
  • Jehovah-Sabaoth – “The Lord of Hosts”

Verse 5 - “You anoint my head with oil”

  • This is Consecration
  • Jehovah-M’Kaddesh – Who makes holy

Verse 5 - “My cup runs over”

  • This is Abundance
  • Jehovah-Jireh – My provider

Verse 6 - “Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life; And I will dwell in the house of the Lord Forever”

  • This is Promise—Blessing—Security--Eternity
  • Jesus – My Shepherd

Jesus reveals Himself:

  • To Ephesus – the loveless church
    • He holds the stars in His right hand and walks among the candlesticks
  • To Smyrna – the persecuted church
    • He is the first and last, who was dead and is alive
  • To Pergamos – the compromising church
    • He is the sharp two-edged sword
  • To Thyatira – the corrupt church
    • He is the Son of God with eyes as fire and feet as bronze
  • To Sardis – the dead church
    • He who has the seven Spirits of God and the seven stars
  • To Philadelphia – the faithful church
    • He that is holy and true and has the key of David
  • To Laodicea – the lukewarm church
    • He is the Amen, the faithful and true witness