1. God sent Jesus to earth "when the fullness of the time was come." 2. They made 2 special blessings available -- "redemption" and "adoption." 3. Jesus fulfilled God's promise when He came. 4. This evening we are covering verses that reveal "why Jesus came to earth." Discussion: I. LET US EXAMINE THE GOSPEL OF MATTHEW
A. (Matthew 5:17-18) Jesus came to fulfill the law and the prophets. B. (Matthew 9:13) He came to call sinners to repentance. II. LET US EXAMINE THE GOSPEL OF MARK
A. (Mark 1:35-39) Jesus came to preach. B. (Mark 10:45) He came to minister and to give His life as a ransom for many. III. LET US EXAMINE THE GOSPEL OF LUKE
A. (Luke 4:16-21) Jesus came to accomplish important objectives. B. (Luke 19:10) He came to seek and to save the lost. IV. LET US EXAMINE THE GOSPEL OF JOHN
A. (John 6:38) Jesus came to do the Father's will (John 4:34). B. (John 10:10) He came so we might have life and have it more abundantly. V. LET US EXAMINE THE BOOK OF HEBREWS
A. (Hebrews 2:16-18) Jesus came to be tempted so He could be our High Priest. B. (Hebrews 4:14-16) He is able to empathize with us because He faced all the temptations that we face. Conclusion:
1. God promised that Jesus would come to earth. 2. We have shown why Jesus came to earth in the flesh. 3. Let us appreciate the blessings that God and His Son provided by His coming.