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His persecution. from the trees, and strewed them in the way. And the multitudes that went before, and that followed, cried, saying, Hosanna to the Son of David: Blessed is he that cometh in the name of the Lord: Hosanna in the highest. [Mk. 11. 8–10.]
Mk. 12. 12. And they sought to lay hold on him, but feared the people.
Lk. 4. 14. And there went out a fame of him through all the region round about. And he taught in their synagogues, being glorified of all.
Lk. 5. 15. But so much the more went there a fame abroad of him: and great multitudes came together to hear and to be healed by him of their infirmities.
Jn. 6. 14. Then those men, when they had seen the miracle that Jesus did, said, This is of a truth that Prophet that should come into the world. When Jesus therefore perceived that they would come and take him by force, to make him a king, he departed.
Jn. 7. 46. The officers answered, Never man spake like this man.
Jn. 11. 47. Then gathered the chief priests and the Pharisees a council, and said, What do we? for this man doeth many miracles. If we let him thus alone, all men will believe on him.
Jn. 12. 19. The Pharisees therefore said among themselves, perceive ye how ye prevail nothing? behold, the world is gone after him.
71. Did his faithful course, excite popular opposition and persecution ?
Mat. 26. 66. They answered and said, He is guilty of death. Then did they spit in his face, and buffetted him; and others smote him with the palms of their hands, Saying, Prophesy unto us, thou Christ, Who is he that smote thee?
Mat. 27. 29. And when they had platted a crown of thorns, they put it upon his head, and a reed in his right hand: and they bowed the knee before him, and mocked him, saying, Hail, King of the Jews! And they spit upon him, and took the reed, and smote him on the His humanity. head. 34. They gave him vinegar to drink, mingled with gall.
Lk. 4. 23. And all they in the synagogue, when they heard these things, were filled with wrath, And rose up, and thrust him out of the city, and led him unto the brow of the hill, (whereon their city was built,) that they might cast him down headlong.
Jn. 10. 31. Then the Jews took up stones again to stone him.
Jn. 19.6. Crucify him, crucify him. 72. Has Christ a human soul and body ? Mat. 1. 1. Jesus Christ, the Son of David, the son of Abraham.
Mat. 8. 20. T'he Son of Man hath not where to lay his head. *
Lk. 2. 52. And Jesus increased in wisdom and stature, and in favor with God and man.
1 Tim. 2. 5. There is one God, and one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus.
Heb. 2. 14. Forasmuch then as the children are partakers of flesh and blood, he also himself likewise took part of the same; that through death he might destroy him that hath the power of death, that is, the devil; And deliver them who through fear of death were all their life-time subject to bondage. For verily he took not on him the nature of angels; but he took on him the seed of Abraham. Wherefore in all things it behooved him to be made like unto his brethren, that he might be a merciful and faithful High Priest in things pertaining to God, to make reconciliation for the sins of the people. For in that he himself hath suffered, being tempted, he is able to succor them that are tempted.
Heb. 4. 15. For we have not a High Priest which cannot be touched with the feeling of our infirmities; but was in all points tempted like as we are, yet with; out sin.
* Christ calls himself the Son of Man more than sixty times.
His dependent nature--Subject to the Father. 1 Ja, 4. 3. Every spirit that confesseth not that Jesus Christ is come in the flesh, is not of God. .: 73. Does Christ possess a dependent nature ?
Is. 42. 6. . I the Lord have called thee in righteousness and will hold thy hand, and will keep thee, and give thee for a covenant of the people, for a light of the Gentiles.
Lk. 6. 12. And it came to pass in those days, that he went out into a mountain to pray, and continued all night in prayer to God.
Jn. 5. 19. The Son can do nothing of himself. 30. I can of mine own self do nothing.
Jn. 6. 57. The living Father hath sent me, and I live by the Father.
Jn. 8. 28. When ye have lifted up the Son of Man, then shall ye know that I am he, and that I do nothing of myself; but as my Father hath taught me, I speak these things. "And he that sent me is with me: the Father hath not left me alone:
Jn. 14. 10. The words that I speak unto you, I speak not of myself: but the Father that dwelleth in
he the works. Jn. 20, 17. I ascend unto my Father, and your
Father; and to my God, and your God.
2 Cor. 13. 4. He was crucified through weakness, yet he liveth by the power of God..)
Heb. 2. 9. - We see Jesus, who was made a little lower than the angels for the suffering of death, crowned with glory and honor.
74. Is Christ subject to the Father, and second in
Mat. 12. 18. Behold my servant, whom I have chosen.
Mk. 13. 32. But of that day and that hour knoweth no man, no, not the'angels which are in heaven, neither the Son, but the Father. (Mat. 24. 36.]
Jn. 6.' 38. I came down, from heaven, not to do mine own will, but the will of him that sent me.
The first of creatures.
Jn. 7. 16. My doctrine is not mine, but his that sent me,
Jn. 8. 29. He that sent me is with me: the Father hath not left me alone.
Jn. 10. 36. Say ye of him, whom the Father hath sanctified, and sent into the world, Thou blasphemest; because I said, I am the son of God?
Jn. 12. 49. I have not spoken of myself; but the Father which sent me, he gave me a commandment, what I should say and what I should speak.
Jn. 14. 28. I go unto the Father: for my Father is greater than I.
În. 17. 3. And this is life eternal; that they might know thee, the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom thou hast sent. 8. I have given unto them the words which thou gavest me; and they have received them, and have known surely that I came out from thee, and they have believed that thou didst send me.
i Cor. 3. 23. And ye are Christ's; and Christ is God's.
1 Cor. 11. 3. The Head of Christ is God.
1 Cor. 15. 27. For he hath put all things under his feet. But when he saith all things are put under him, it is manifest that he is excepted, which did put all things under him. And when all things shall be subdued unto him, then shall the Son also himself be subject unto him that put all things under him, that God may
be all in all. Ep. 3. 9. God, who created all things by Jesus Christ.
Heb. 3. 1. Consider the Apostle and High Priest of our profession, Christ Jesus; Who was faithful to him that appointed bim, as also Moses was faithful in all his house.
75. Is "the man Christ Jesus” pre-eminent among creatures ?
Ps. 89. 27. I will make him my first-born, higher than the kings of the earth. Jn. 1. 14. And the Word was made flesh and dwelt
His titles. among us, (and we beheld his glory as of the only begotten of the Father,) full of grace and truth. John bare witness of him, and cried, saying, This was he of whom I spake, He that cometh after ne is preferred before me; for he was before me.
Jn. 3. 31. He that cometh from heaven is above all.
Col. 1. 15. Who is the image of the invisible God, the first-born of every creature. "18. And he is the head of the body, the church: who is the beginning, the first-born from the dead; that in all things he might have the pre-eminence.
Heb. 1. 4. Being made so much better than the angels, as he hath by inheritance obtained a more excelleņt name than they. For unto whâch of the angels said he at any time, Thou art my Son, this day have I begotten thee. And again, when he bringeth in the first-begotten into the world, he saith, And let all the angels of God worship hin.
Rev. 1. 5. The Prince of the kings of the earth. Rev. 3. 14. The beginning of the creation of God. 76. What titles are ascribed to Christ !
Ps. 45. 3. Gird thy sword upon thy thigh, O most Mighty, with thy glory and thy majesty. 6. Thy throne, O. God, is forever and ever.
Is. 9. 6. For unto us a child is bom, unto us a Son is given, and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of peace.
Is. 44. 6. Taus saith the Lord the king of Israel, and his Redoomer the Lord of hosts; I am the first, and I am the last; and besides me there is no God.
Mat. 1. 23. And they shall call his name Emmanuel, which, being interpreted is, God with us.
Mat. 22. 43. How then doth David in spirit. cali him Lord, saying, The Lord said unto my Lord, Sit sthou on my right hand, till I make thine enemies thy footstoel. Ps. 110. 1.