Grace Church Sermons

Week 3 in our Deconstructing Jesus series.

Show Notes

November 20, 2022 | Pastor Derek | Matthew 16:13-19; Genesis 3:15 
Big Idea: Jesus is the victorious Messiah, and his ultimate victory is still to come!  
Whispers of the Coming Messiah  
  • Genesis 3:15 - protoevangelium = first gospel  
  • 2 Sam 7:13 – Line of David   
  • Isaiah 53:3 – Suffering servant 
The Fulfillment of Messiah in Jesus.  
  1. Jesus was Born in Bethlehem (Micah 5:2; Matthew 2:4-5)  
  2. Jesus declared the kingdom (Mark 1:14, Isaiah 61, Luke 4:18-19) 
  3. Jesus Owned his Role as Messiah 
  • Jesus’ Baptism as an Ordination Ceremony (John 1:29; Mark 1:10
  • Jesus low-key picked fights with earthly kings (Luke 7:24; 14:31; 13:32-34)  
  • Jesus rode into Jerusalem as the King (Zechariah 9:9)  
  • Jesus received people’s worship (Luke 19:39-40)  
  • Jesus declared he was Messiah from the cross. (Mark 15:34)  
What would you need to change if you embraced the fact that Jesus is the true king of your life?  

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