Here are some facts about Him
Jesus was without sin
Whoever sins is guilty of breaking God’s law. But the Christ appeared to take away sins, and He could do this because there is no sin in Him.
1 John 3:4-5
⁴Everyone who practices sin also practices lawlessness; and sin is lawlessness. ⁵You know that He appeared in order to take away sins; and in Him there is no sin.
Let us hold firmly to the faith we profess, because we have a great high priest, Who is in the very presence of God, our Father. Jesus the Son of God.
Our high priest is not one who cannot feel sympathy with our weaknesses. But on the contrary we have a high priest who was tempted in every way that we are but did not send let us be brave done and come forward to God’s throne where that is Grace they will receive mercy and find Grace to help us just when we need it
¹⁴Therefore, since we have a great high priest who has passed through the heavens, Jesus the Son of God, let us hold fast our confession. ¹⁵For we do not have a high priest who cannot sympathize with our weaknesses, but One who has been tempted in all things as we are, yet without sin. ¹⁶Therefore let us draw near with confidence to the throne of grace, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help in time of need.
Jesus forgave sins
One day some men came carrying a paralysed man on a bed, and they tried to take him into the house where Jesus was, and lay him before Him. But because of the crowd, they could not find a way to take him in. So they carried him up to the roof, made an opening in the roof, and let him down on his bed into the middle of the group, in front of Jesus. When Jesus saw how much faith they had, He said to the man: “Your sins are forgiven you, my friend”.
The teachers of the law and the pharisees began to say to themselves: “Who is this, who speaks against God in this way? No man can forgive sins; God alone can!”
Jesus knew their thoughts, and said to them: “Why do you think such things? What is easier to say ‘your sins are forgiven you’ or to say ‘Get up and walk’? I will prove to you then, that the Son of man has authority on earth to forgive sins.”
So he said to the paralysed man: “I tell you, get up, pick up your bed, and go home!”
At once the men got up before them all, took the bed he had been laying on, and went home, praising God.
All who were present were completely amazed!
Full of fear, they praised God, saying: “What marvellous things we have seen today!”
In the Bible we find this as follows:
¹⁸And some men were carrying on a bed a man who was paralyzed; and they were trying to bring him in and to set him down in front of Him.
¹⁹But not finding any way to bring him in because of the crowd, they went up on the roof and let him down through the tiles with his stretcher, into the middle of the crowd, in front of Jesus.
²⁰Seeing their faith, He said, “Friend, your sins are forgiven you.”
²¹The scribes and the Pharisees began to reason, saying, “Who is this man who speaks blasphemies? Who can forgive sins, but God alone?” ²²But Jesus, aware of their reasonings, answered and said to them, “Why are you reasoning in your hearts? ²³Which is easier, to say, ‘Your sins have been forgiven you,’ or to say, ‘Get up and walk’? ²⁴But, so that you may know that the Son of Man has authority on earth to forgive sins,” – He said to the paralytic – “I say to you, get up, and pick up your stretcher and go home.”
²⁵Immediately he got up before them, and picked up what he had been lying on, and went home glorifying God. ²⁶They were all struck with astonishment and began glorifying God; and they were filled with fear, saying, “We have seen remarkable things today.”
Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God
When Jesus went to the territory near the town of Caesarea Philippi, He asked his disciples: “Who do men say the Son of man is?” “Some say John the Baptist” they answered. Others say Elijah while others say Jeremiah or some other prophet.” “What about you?” he asked them. Who do you say I am?” Simon Peter answered: “You are the Messiah, the son of the living God.”
¹³Now when Jesus came into the district of Caesarea Philippi, He was asking His disciples, “Who do people say that the Son of Man is?” ¹⁴And they said, “Some say John the Baptist; and others, Elijah; but still others, Jeremiah, or one of the prophets.”
¹⁵He said to them, “But who do you say that I am?” ¹⁶Simon Peter answered, “You are the Christ, the Son of the living God.” ¹⁷And Jesus said to him, “Blessed are you, Simon Barjona, because flesh and blood did not reveal this to you, but My Father who is in heaven.
Jesus carried our sins on the cross
Just before the great Sabbath they brought Jesus to a place called Golgotha, which means ‘the place of the skull’. There they tried to give him wine mixed with a drug called myrrh, but Jesus would not drink it. So they nailed him to the cross and divided his clothes among themselves, throwing dice to see we would get which piece of clothing. It was 9 o’clock in the morning when they nailed him to the cross. On the notice of the accusation against him was written, ‘The king of the Jews.’ They also nailed two bandits to crosses with Jesus, one at His right side, and the other at the left of Him. (In this way the scripture came through which says: “He was included with criminals.”)
²²Then they brought Him to the place Golgotha, which is translated, Place of a Skull.
²³They tried to give Him wine mixed with myrrh; but He did not take it. ²⁴And they crucified Him, and divided up His garments among themselves, casting lots for them to decide what each man should take.
²⁵It was the third hour when they crucified Him.
²⁶The inscription of the charge against Him read, “THE KING OF THE JEWS.”
²⁷They crucified two robbers with Him, one on His right and one on His left.
²⁸[And the Scripture was fulfilled which says, “And He was numbered with transgressors.”]
Then at noon the whole country was covered with Darkness which lasted for 3 hours.
With a loud cry Jesus died. The curtain hanging in the temple was torn in two, from top to bottom. And the army officer, who was standing there in front of the cross, who saw how Jesus had cried out and died said: “This man was really the son of God!”
³³When the sixth hour came, darkness fell over the whole land until the ninth hour.
³⁷And Jesus uttered a loud cry, and breathed His last.
³⁸And the veil of the temple was torn in two from top to bottom.
³⁹When the centurion, who was standing right in front of Him, saw the way He breathed His last, he said, “Truly this man was the Son of God!”
Christ has appeared once and for all to remove sin through the sacrifice of Himself. Everyone must die once, and after that be judged by God. In the same manner Christ also was offered in sacrifice once to take away the sins of many
²⁶Otherwise, He would have needed to suffer often since the foundation of the world; but now once at the consummation of the ages He has been manifested to put away sin by the sacrifice of Himself. ²⁷And inasmuch as it is appointed for men to die once and after this comes judgment, ²⁸so Christ also, having been offered once to bear the sins of many, will appear a second time for salvation without reference to sin, to those who eagerly await Him.
Jesus was raised from the dead
Early on Sunday morning while it was still dark, Mary Magdalene went to the tomb and saw that the stone had been taken away from the entrance. She ran and went to Simon Peter and the other disciple, whom Jesus loved, and told them: “They have taken the Lord from the tomb and we don’t know where they have put Him!”
Then Peter and the other disciple left and went to the tomb. And two the two of them were running, but the other Disciple ran faster than Peter and reached the tomb first. He bend over and show the linen cloth, but he did not go in.
Behind him came Simon Peter, and he went straight into the tomb. He saw the linen cloth laying there, and the cloth which had been around Jesus’ head. It was not laying with the linen cloths, but was rolled up by itself.
Then the other Disciple who had reached the tomb first, also went in; he saw and believed. (They still did not understand, the scripture which said that He must rise from the dead). Then the disciples went back home.
It was late that Sunday evening, and the Disciples were gathered together behind locked doors, because they were afraid of the Jewish authorities. Then Jesus came and stood among them. “Peace be with you” He said. After saying this, He showed them His hands and His side. The disciples were filled with joy at seeing the Lord
¹Now on the first day of the week Mary Magdalene came early to the tomb, while it was still dark, and saw the stone already taken away from the tomb. ²So she ran and came to Simon Peter and to the other disciple whom Jesus loved, and said to them, “They have taken away the Lord out of the tomb, and we do not know where they have laid Him.”
³So Peter and the other disciple went forth, and they were going to the tomb. ⁴The two were running together; and the other disciple ran ahead faster than Peter and came to the tomb first; ⁵and stooping and looking in, he saw the linen wrappings lying there; but he did not go in.
⁶And so Simon Peter also came, following him, and entered the tomb; and he saw the linen wrappings lying there, ⁷and the face-cloth which had been on His head, not lying with the linen wrappings, but rolled up in a place by itself.
⁸So the other disciple who had first come to the tomb then also entered, and he saw and believed. ⁹For as yet they did not understand the Scripture, that He must rise again from the dead.
¹⁰So the disciples went away again to their own homes. ¹⁹So when it was evening on that day, the first day of the week, and when the doors were shut where the disciples were, for fear of the Jews, Jesus came and stood in their midst and said to them, “Peace be with you.” ²⁰And when He had said this, He showed them both His hands and His side. The disciples then rejoiced when they saw the Lord.
Jesus is one with God the Father
The father himself loves you, because you love me, and have believed that I came from God. I did come from the father, and I came into the world, and now I am leaving the world and going to the father
²⁷The Father Himself loves you, because you have loved Me and have believed that I came forth from the Father. ²⁸I came forth from the Father and have come into the world; I am leaving the world again and going to the Father.
John puts it like this:
I and the Father are one.”
Doubting Thomas makes the ultimate Discovery
One of the disciples, Thomas (called the twin) was not with them when Jesus came. So the other disciples told him: “We saw the lord!” Thomas said to them: “If I do not see the scars of the nails in his hands, and put my finger on those scars, and my hand in His side, I will not believe.”
A week later, the disciples where together in doors again, and Thomas was with them. The doors were locked, but Jesus came and stood among them, and said: “Peace be with you.”
Then He said to Thomas: “Put your finger here, and look at My hands; then stretched out your hand, and put it in my side. Stop your doubting, and believe!” Thomas answered Him: “My Lord and my God!” Jesus said to him: “Do you believe because you see me? How happy are those who believe without seeing me!”
²⁴But Thomas, one of the twelve, called Didymus, was not with them when Jesus came. ²⁵So the other disciples were saying to him, “We have seen the Lord!” But he said to them, “Unless I see in His hands the imprint of the nails, and put my finger into the place of the nails, and put my hand into His side, I will not believe.”
²⁶After eight days His disciples were again inside, and Thomas with them. Jesus came, the doors having been shut, and stood in their midst and said, “Peace be with you.” ²⁷Then He said to Thomas, “Reach here with your finger, and see My hands; and reach here your hand and put it into My side; and do not be unbelieving, but believing.”
²⁸Thomas answered and said to Him, “My Lord and my God!” ²⁹Jesus said to him, “Because you have seen Me, have you believed? Blessed are they who did not see, and yet believed.”
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