December 3, 2023
TEXT: I John

Introduction: I John 5:18-20
We know (v. 18)
We know (v. 19)
We know (v. 20)
I. The deity of Christ is evident in Jesus being God the Son (I John 1:1-3)
A. He is the true God (I John 5:20)
B. He was prophesied to be God (Isaiah 9:6)
C. He is declared and defined as God (John 1:1-4, 11-14, 17-18)
D. His disciples called Him God (John 20:28)
E. The Apostles called Him God in Inspired Scripture (Acts 20:28)
F. He is God who was manifested in human flesh (I Timothy 3:16)
G. He is declared to be God and Saviour as our returning King (Titus 2:13)
H. God Himself declares Jesus His Son to be God the Son (Hebrews 1)

II. The deity of Christ is evident in Jesus being the Son of God (I John 3:8; 4:9, 10, 15; 5:5, 9-13; II John 3, 9; Revelation 2:18)
A. Angels called Him the Son of God (Luke 1:32, 35)
B. John declared Jesus to be the only begotten Son of God (John 1:18)
C. Peter declared Jesus to be the Son of God (John 6:69)
D. Jesus declared Himself to be the Son of God (John 10:36)
E. Paul declared that Jesus proved Himself to be the Son of God (Romans 1:14)
F. God Himself declared Jesus to be His Son (Hebrews 1:5, II Peter 1:17; Matthew 3:17; 17:5; Mark 9:7; Luke 9:35; 15:24; Acts 13:33; Psalm 2:7)

III. The humanity of Jesus as Christ in His deity is seen in being called the Son of man
A. In the book of Matthew 30 times (Matthew 8:20; 9:6)
B. In the book of Mark 14 times (Mark 2:10, 28)
C. In the book of Luke 26 times (Luke 5:24; 6:5, 22)
D. In the book of John 11 times (John 1:51; 3:13,14