Jesus the Supreme One
Main Point: Our lives must declare Jesus Christ as the Supre One and proclaim the hope that He alone holds for us!
1. He is the Supreme One because of Who He is:
A. The Image of the invisible God. v.15 (Hebrews 1:3)
B. Firstborn and Heir over all Creation. vv. 15-17
*(Firstborn - technical phrase = Heir). The Father has given Him all things. Philippians 2:9
C. The One through whom all things were created and are sustained. v. 17 John 1:1-2
D. Head of the Body – His Church. v. 18
>(His instrument of reconciliation) Ephesians 1:22-23
E. Incarnate Reconciler of all things. v. 19-20
(God’s ‘fullness’ dwelled in Christ in bodily form (2:9)
Philippians 2:9-10 & Hebrews 2:9-11
2. He is the Supreme One because of What He has done :
A. The of His Physical body unto death. v. 22
B. His sacrifice from the dead. vvs. 18 & 22
*Do you know Him, this One who has brought all things into existence & sustains all things by His powerful Word? Will you one day bow the knee before the King of kings & Lord of lords as one of His redeemed or one who has refused Him!??