Charles P. Nail Christology AB1979
Why is the study of the person of Christ important?
No one is more important than Jesus Christ. Christ is the main person throughout history that the true believer finds it necessary to study. We must truly know the meaning of Christ’s life to find and fulfill the real purpose of life. Lessons learned from studying the life of Jesus Christ is that He is God's true Son. Because of this we are to obey Christ, since Christ has all authority in Heaven and on earth. Further, we learn that Jesus is God's only Son by examining God’s prophesies and God’s word. Jesus is the fulfillment of prophesies put forth in the Old Testament and the New Testament. Christ’s personal prophesies came true according to His word, proving that He is from God and we must obey Him. From studying the life of Jesus, we also learn about the fruits and deeds of His life. Christ’s fruits and deeds testify that He is a true Messiah of God., We should also learn how to walk in Christ’s footsteps and attempt to become like Christ. It is important to learn about the miracles and deeds that Christ performed. God the Father sent His prophets to testify that everything Christ taught was truth. We should believe that Jesus is the Messiah, the Son of God, sent to save us from our sins. Christ was crucified, died, buried and rose from the dead. Through the study of the life of Christ, mankind learns the truth about sin. Even though Jesus did not sin, we learn about the price of sin, by His death on the cross. We begin to understand the curse and destructive power of sin through our realization of the great sacrifice God made for us in sending Jesus Christ to die on the cross so that we can be saved. The more we study about the person of Christ, the more we can learn about what Jesus Christ voluntarily did to pay for our sins. Christ came down to earth, made Himself lower than the Angels, and was ridiculed, beaten and crucified. Through the ultimate...
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