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Port Hueneme church of Christ


Jesus Is God's Son

Acts 8:35-39

by Mason French


  • Introduction
    • 1. Main message: saving work of Jesus
    • 2. What kind of person could bring this wonderful salvation (Hebrews 2:3)
    • 3. What Jews knew were two things:
      • a. He'd come out of Zion to save His people (Isaiah 59:20)
      • b. He'd set at liberty those in bondage, release captives, & recover sight to blind (Luke 4:17-21; Isaiah 40:1,3; Malachi 3:1)
  • I. THREE TITLES OF JESUS
    • A. Son of God
      • 1. Important question (Matthew 22:42)
      • 2. Answer (Matthew 16:16-17)
      • 3. Applied to different men and groups
      • 4. This title applied to God as apostles used it (John 5:17-43)
      • 5. Hostile Jews wanted identity (John 10:25, 29, 37)
      • 6. Claim of being God (John 10:36), affirmed (John 10:30)
      • 7. His enemies understood (John 5:18)
      • 8. Charged with blaspheme (Leviticus 24:16; John 10:31-33)
      • 9. He must die (John 19:7)
      • 10 Disciples continued teaching (Acts 9:20, 8:37)
    • B. Son of Man
      • 1. Not really talking about human nature
      • 2. Heavenly figure (Daniel 7:13-14)
      • 3. Jesus favorite title (Matthew 12:8; Mark 2:7,10; 8:38; 13:26; Matthew 16:27; 25:31-32)
    • C. Lord (kurios)= Jehovah
      • 1. All Jewish students knew this was Jehovah (1 Corinthians 12:2-3)
      • 2. Elizabeth and Mary (Luke 1:41-43)
      • 3. Thomas (John 20:28)
      • 4. Confession (Romans 10:9)
      • 5. His identity (Isaiah 9:6)
      • 6. Literally "God the Son"
  • Conclusion
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