By: Bill and Teddy Rogers
DISTINGUISHING QUALITIES OF JESUS
1. Jesus Is The Son Of God.
Mark 1:1 says “The beginning of the good news about Jesus the Messiah, the Son of God.” Also see Matthew 16:15-16, Luke 22:70, and John 8:24.
2. Jesus Is God Who Became Human.
John 1:14 says “The Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us. We have seen his glory, the glory of the one and only Son, who came from the Father, full of grace and truth.” Also see John 1:1-2 and John 20:28.
3. Jesus Is The Christ, The Messiah.
John 4:25-26 says “The woman said, I know that Messiah” (called Christ) is coming. When he comes, he will explain everything to us. Then Jesus declared, I, the one speaking to you—I am he.” Also see Matthew 26:63-64, Mark 14:61-62, and Luke 9:20.
4. Jesus Came To Help Sinners.
Luke 5:32 says “I have not come to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance.” Also see Matthew 9:13.
5. Jesus Has The Power To Forgive Sins.
Mark 2:9-12 says “Which is easier: to say to this paralyzed man, Your sins are forgiven, or to say, Get up, take your mat and walk? But I want you to know that the Son of Man has authority on earth to forgive sins. So he said to the man, I tell you, get up, take your mat and go home. He got up, took his mat and walked out in full view of them all. This amazed everyone and they praised God, saying, We have never seen anything like this!” Also see Luke 24:47.
6. Jesus Has Authority Over Death.
Matthew 28:5-6 says “The angel said to the women, Do not be afraid, for I know that you are looking for Jesus, who was crucified. He is not here; he has risen, just as he said. Come and see the place where he lay.” Also see Mark 5:22-24, Mark 5:35-42, John 11:1-44 and Luke 24:5-6.
7. Jesus Has The Power To Give Eternal Life.
In John 10:28, Jesus said “I give them eternal life, and they shall never perish; no one will snatch them out of my hand.” Also see John 17:2.
8. Jesus Healed The Sick.
Mark 1:32-34 says “That evening after sunset the people brought to Jesus all the sick and demon-possessed. The whole town gathered at the door, and Jesus healed many who had various diseases. He also drove out many demons, but he would not let the demons speak because they knew who he was.” Also see Matthew 8:5-13, Luke 5:12-15, and John 1-7.
9. Jesus Taught With Authority.
Matthew 7:29 says “Because he taught as one who had authority, and not as their teachers of the law.” Also see Mark 1:21-22.
10. Jesus Was Compassionate.
Matthew 9:36 says “When he saw the crowds, he had compassion on them, because they were harassed and helpless, like sheep without a shepherd.” Also see Mark 1:41 an Mark 8:2.
11. Jesus Experienced Sorrow.
Matthew 26:38 says “Then he said to them, My soul is overwhelmed with sorrow to the point of death. Stay here and keep watch with me.” Also see John 11:35.
12. Jesus Never Disobeyed God.
John 5:19 says “Jesus gave them this answer: Very truly I tell you, the Son can do nothing by himself; he can do only what he sees his Father doing, because whatever the Father does the Son also does.”
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