Wednesday, April 10, 2013

The Essential Christian Confession of Faith

What think ye of Christ? Whose Son is He? Matthew 22:42
Whosoever shall confess that Jesus is the Son of God, God dwelleth in him, and he in God. 1 John 4:15

Q. To what did John the Baptist bear record? John 1:34
A. “And I saw, and bare record that this is the Son of God.”
Q. What did Nathanael confess? John 1:49
A. “Nathanael answered and saith unto him, Rabbi, thou art the Son of God; thou art the King of Israel.”
Q. What was Peter's great confession? Matthew 16:16
A. “And Simon Peter answered and said, Thou art the Christ, the Son of the living God.”
Q. What did all the disciples assert? Matthew 14:33; John 6:69
A. “Then they that were in the ship came and worshipped him, saying, Of a truth thou art the Son of God."
A. “And we believe and are sure that thou art that Christ, the Son of the living God."
Q. What was Martha's testimony? John 11:27
A. “She saith unto him, Yea, Lord: I believe that thou art the Christ, the Son of God, which should come into the world.”
Q. What did God Himself declare? 2 Peter 1:17
A. “For he received from God the Father honour and glory, when there came such a voice to him from the excellent glory, This is my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased.”
Q. What truth did Satan challenge? Luke 4:3, 9
A. “And the devil said unto him, If thou be the Son of God, command this stone that it be made bread.”
A. “And he brought him to Jerusalem, and set him on a pinnacle of the temple, and said unto him, If thou be the Son of God, cast thyself down from hence.”
Q. Why did the Jews condemn Jesus? John 19:7; John 10:36
A. “The Jews answered him, We have a law, and by our law he ought to die, because he made himself the Son of God.”
A. “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?”
Q. What was the issue at His trial? Luke 22:70
A. “Then said they all, Art thou then the Son of God?”
Q. What doubt was hurled at Christ on the cross? Matthew 27:40
A. If thou be the Son of God, come down from the cross.”
Q. What did the Centurion confess? Matthew 27:54
A. “Now when the centurion, and they that were with him, watching Jesus, saw the earthquake, and those things that were done, they feared greatly, saying, Truly this was the Son of God.”
Q. What does Christ's resurrection declare about Him? Romans 1:4
A. “And declared to be the Son of God with power, according to the spirit of holiness, by the resurrection from the dead.”
Q. What truth did the Ethiopian eunuch believe? Acts 8:37
A. “And Philip said, If thou believest with all thine heart, thou mayest. And he answered and said, I believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God.”
Q. What was Paul's message? Acts 9:20
A. “And straightway he preached Christ in the synagogues, that he is the Son of God.”
Q. What was the burden of John's gospel? John 20:31
A. “But these are written, that ye might believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God; and that believing ye might have life through his name.”
Q. Who can overcome the world? 1 John 5:5
A. “Who is he that overcometh the world, but he that believeth that Jesus is the Son of God?”
Q. What question is left for us? John 9:35
A. “Dost thou believe on the Son of God?”

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