(2)His separation to the work of a Saviour. 2. (2) Attributes of infinity and limitation are ascribed to Him. It promotes —1. 4. But in these last days, He has spoken to us by His own dear Son, who He has appointed to be the heir of all things, by Whom also He made the worlds. The object of God's wrath lives in His favour. (5) The manner of the Spirit's justifying Christ in a soul that was filled with prejudice against Him is very mysterious. (5)The union between the two natures is confirmed. Lucas.I. Never was there a priest or advocate so truly glorious. Similar to Buddha, but Buddha put it in the negative, Jesus put it in the positive. (5)His body is independent on all supplies. Christ at length will be cleared, He will be justified. He was constantly rebuking the religious leaders. God is manifested to us as one whom we have dishonoured; the offended party. The man who had passed through these exercises was publicly hailed as endued with an existence higher than intellectual. Is it so that religion is a mystery? The people cheered but some of them cried, "We can't understand, what changed the worth,", Is auctioned cheap to the thoughtless crowd. He was deserted of men and angels, and is now their head. (3) This manifestation in the flesh is most expressive of our union to Him (Psalm 68:20). He is thus believed on in a world where He appears no longer. The statement includes THE INSTRUMENT OF CHRIST IN HIS INTERCESSORY OFFICE.V. How do we justify Christ? Jun 2, 1991. The Old Testament People are the better for believing it. Biblical Commentary (Bible Study) 1 Timothy 1:12-17 EXEGESIS: THE BROAD CONTEXT: 1 Timothy, 2 Timothy, and Titus belong to a category called the Pastoral Epistles, because they deal with pastoral issues. Scripture: 1 Timothy 3:1–7, 1 Timothy 5:17. And that every man must, and shall do, while he is in this state of mortality. (3) Rejoice that He who was seen of angels was manifest in the flesh. We must have Christ as it were born in us, "formed in us," as the apostle speaks (Colossians 1:27). Prophets There is no practical inconvenience in believing that God was manifest in the flesh; it does no harm to our seriousness in any one article of piety or comfort. )The exalted SaviourS. Usernames should only contain letters, numbers, dots, dashes, or underscores. Hence likewise comes the efficacy of what Christ did, that the dying of one man should be sufficient for the whole world.It was, that "God was in the flesh." Because the whole redounds to the honour and glory of God. Because He was the "Son of Man," "God in our flesh." THE TEXT EXPRESSES THE ACTUAL INVESTITURE OF THE REDEEMER WITH MEDIATORIAL POWER AND GLORY. He can reconcile contraries. All actions are of persons. 3. It is sin-offering and propitiatory sacrifice. 2. (1) And that we may the better do this, let us labour to have as deep conceits in our understandings as we can of that mystery of sinfulness that is in us, and that mystery of misery. GREAT IS THE MYSTERY — God received into glory.1. His Divine nature; the glory of this appears in throwing off the veil that was upon it, and laying that aside for ever; a fresh exposing Himself to the worship of angels; speaking the language of a God in heaven, and thus revealing Himself on earth.4. "If we suffer with Him we shall be glorified with Him." This it is both important and necessary to observe. A vindication of this mystery.IV. The statement includes THE INSTRUMENT OF CHRIST IN HIS INTERCESSORY OFFICE.V. Another principle that the testimony of the Spirit has an influence upon is, that peace and hope that runs through the lives of believers. IN THE DEPTH OF HIS CONDESCENSION. VII. (Colossians 3:1). He became of "no reputation" (Philippians 2:7), and wilt thou stand upon terms of credit? 3. This shows us the necessity of depending upon the Spirit for illumination, as well as upon Christ for acceptance. THE EXALTATION OF CHRIST SUPPLIES THE HIGHEST GUARANTEE FOR THE UNIVERSAL SPREAD OF HIS KINGDOM.(S. Because it is a glorious body, it is received into an immortal life, and an eternal settlement.2. This it is both important and necessary to observe. They had spoken "lies in hypocrisy." Hence we have a ground likewise of enlarging the gospel to all people, because the Gentiles now have interest in Christ; that merchants and those that give themselves to navigation, they may with good success carry the gospel to all people. 34:46. The manifestation is made on a higher stage, on a wider theatre, and before intelligence more penetrating and lofty. 2 Timothy 2 2 Timothy 3:1-17 2 Timothy 4. THE EXALTATION OF CHRIST SUPPLIES THE HIGHEST GUARANTEE FOR THE UNIVERSAL SPREAD OF HIS KINGDOM.(S. in the resource materials are not necessarily affirmed, in total, by this ministry. V. THE GREAT OBJECTS WHICH THIS MYSTERIOUS EVENT WAS DESIGNED TO ACCOMPLISH. For otherwise, as to the nature of the thing itself, and several other respects in which it may be known, the revelation of it is not supposed to extend so far. 6. Being like God. They included nothing which might not readily be apprehended. 3. John Piper Jun 2, 1991 11 Shares Conference Message. 2. THE EXALTATION OF CHRIST SUPPLIES THE SUREST PLEDGE FOR THE FULL ACCOMPLISHMENT OF ALL JEHOVAH'S REDEEMING PURPOSES.VI. 1 Timothy 3:16 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] 1 Timothy 3:16, NIV: "Beyond all question, the mystery from which true godliness springs is great: He appeared in the flesh, was vindicated by the Spirit, was seen by angels, was preached among the nations, was believed on in the world, was taken up in glory." A new heaven and earth of surpassing beauty and holiness are to be created for the reception of the redeemed. He begins here with this, "God manifested in the flesh"; not God taken essentially, but taken personally. But, notwithstanding this, motives to piety may be derived from that, in a mystery, which is known and understood. 6. Lucas. The statement includes THE INSTRUMENT OF CHRIST IN HIS INTERCESSORY OFFICE. Luke-Acts What were the things concerning Christ which they taught it is impossible to say in one sermon. God cannot be correctly and adequately known except through Christ; and knowledge of God is essential to real religion. He was proclaimed among all kinds of peoples, IV. 1 Timothy 3:16 KJV “And without controversy great is the mystery of godliness: God was manifest in the flesh, [God was] justified in the Spirit, [God was] seen of angels, [God was] preached unto the Gentiles, [God was] believed on in the world, [God was] received up into glory. VI. (6)In this union He receives the praises of heaven. 2. In redemption, the Son of God, by assuming our nature, has done infinitely greater honour to us than to them. First, the state of humiliation. THE EXALTATION OF CHRIST SUPPLIES THE HIGHEST GUARANTEE FOR THE UNIVERSAL SPREAD OF HIS KINGDOM.(S. Some felt an immitigable dread, others a calm relief. (4)His acquittance from the Father. BEING RECEIVED INTO THIS GLORY MAY BE CONSIDERED WITH REFERENCE TO —1. Minor Prophets THE SCRIPTURE HAS FURNISHED US WITH SEVERAL PARTICULARS. Pentateuch 5. Distinctions must be made. The great mystery of godliness tells us that this God was MANIFESTED. THE EXALTATION OF CHRIST SUPPLIES THE FULLEST PROOF OF THE COMPLACENT ACCEPTANCE OF HIS SACRIFICE.III. 1. THE EXALTATION OF CHRIST SUPPLIES DEMONSTRATIVE PROOF THAT HE HAS FINISHED THE GREAT WORK OF EXPIATION.II. The difficulty and strangeness of some of the chief articles of our religion are notable instruments in the hand of God to keep the soul low and humble, and to check those self-complacencies which it is apt to grow into by an over-weening conceit of its own opinions more than by any other thing whatsoever. But the proposition of the text is not exhausted. All things are first in Christ and then in us. THIS IS A DOCTRINE OF GODLINESS. but is the doctrine of the gospel itself only a mystery? 100620pm - Reading the Word - 2 Timothy 3:16-17 - Duration: 34:46. THE SPIRIT VINDICATED THE SAVIOUR BY COMPLETING THE REVELATION WHICH HE HIMSELF COMMENCED. The sufferings and glory of the Redeemer are their favourite meditation. Because He was the image of God. The regimen of its novitiate was called its birth. Union in the faith the foundation of charity.(T. - 1 Tim 3:16 It does not merely mean that Deity became incarnate in our nature; but that through this mysterious event and others which were consequent upon it, the will, nature, attributes, and character of Jehovah were especially unfolded to the world, and made palpable to human observation and intelligence. It was not that a new Person was constituted out of two Persons previously existing. Certain promises were made by the Son of God to His people, which must always have tested His power to fulfil them. His Divine nature; the glory of this appears in throwing off the veil that was upon it, and laying that aside for ever; a fresh exposing Himself to the worship of angels; speaking the language of a God in heaven, and thus revealing Himself on earth.4. IV. First of all, that no truth breeds godliness and piety of life but Divine truths; for that is called "godliness," because it breeds godliness. He was taken "up to glory," from Mount Olivet, where He used to pray, and where He sweat water and blood, where He was humbled. They belong to it. (4) Ask your hearts, Have we ever seen the Lord? 3. There are three unions: the union of natures, God to become man; the union of grace, that we are one with Christ; and the union of glory. Charity, the several senses of the word. 2. 1. (3) He gave orders to His disciples, soon after the resurrection, that they might be witnesses for Him in Jerusalem, Judaea, Samaria, and to the uttermost ends of the earth. 2. (4)His acquittance from the Father. Prize that gospel which has published to thee a doctrine so transcendently glorious and important. When He discovered the signs of human infirmity He also discovered the attributes of Divine glory and power. )The exalted SaviourS. But there was matter enough in themselves. Charity, the several senses of the word. (7)He continues the mediation between God and man.4. Because religion, in the prime institution of it, was DESIGNED TO MAKE IMPRESSIONS OF AWE AND REVERENTIAL FEAR UPON MEN'S MINDS. An account of mysteries in general, of this in particular. As He is mediator, His glory appears in —(1)The stupendous union of the two natures. (7)He continues the mediation between God and man.4. Count all things loss and dung for the excellency of the knowledge of Christ. In regard of God, He was justified and cleared from our sins that He took upon Him. About Dr. J. Vernon McGee. Scripture: 1 Timothy 3:1–7, 1 Timothy 5:17. The gospel is a Divine wisdom, teaching practice as well as knowledge. Passwords should have at least 6 characters. I. Christ took our flesh that He might make the human nature appear lovely to God, and the Divine nature appear lovely to man. 4. The "glory" up into which the Redeemer was received, was not, of course, the essential glory of His Godhead. Lastly, it is a great mystery, especially in respect of faith itself, faith being so contrary to the nature of man. But hath reason no use, then, in the gospel? The opposite of that is the God made man. From that period the Divine mercy entered into other measures. Jesus said to His disciples, "If you have known Me, you should have known My Father also and you know Him and have seen Him." 3. That it be revealed by God, viz., as to its existence, that there is such a thing. Again, it is a great mystery, if compared to all other mysteries. Believe Me that I am in the Father and the Father is in Me or else believe for the work's sake.". 1. 1 Timothy 3:16. (6)In this union He receives the praises of heaven. An account of mysteries in general, of this in particular. It must needs be great, that the very angels desire to pry into (1 Peter 1:12). This it is both important and necessary to observe. 2. Poetical Books Sermons on 1 Timothy. As He is God, He has the glories of the Deity.II. Blue Letter Bible study tools make reading, searching and studying the Bible easy and rewarding. It does not mean there should be no dispute about it. as sufficient to answer all the danger that our souls are in. There are two glories in the article: First, that it is true; and secondly, that it is too great for the comprehension of human reason; and I am sure it is no service to the former if we are striving to lay aside the latter. General Epistles III. The "glory" up into which the Redeemer was received, was not, of course, the essential glory of His Godhead. 2. It works everywhere you sign in, even with the mobile app! From His being seen of angels, in the way that I have described, we are encouraged in our dependence upon His grace, as that which is sufficient for us. He was seen by angels and announced to the nations. But it evidently signifies that upon which anything firmly rests. (5)The union between the two natures is confirmed. 1. Search the inspired Epistles and tell me was Rome, Corinth, Ephesus, or Crete celebrated for sobriety, charity, justice, benevolence, and other humane and social virtues, when the apostles were sent to publish in their ears the religion of Jesus? 1 Timothy 3:16 NLT. )The exalted SaviourS. Minor Prophets Lucas.I. As He is God, He has the glories of the Deity.II. They would learn something of it from the first promise, although it doubtless involved much more than they at first perceived. 5. 5. It was unlike the union between Christ and believers; for that is a union where distinct personality is preserved. Religious evangelical truth is "wisdom"; and wisdom is a knowledge of things directing to practice. 3. II. e. The name Christian was a testimony to the success of the early church. This it is both important and necessary to observe. 5. A verification email has been sent to the address you provided. ), (5)His body is independent on all supplies. Earth redeemed! The twenty-seventh Sermon, being the eighth upon the third Chapter 16 . 1 Timothy 3:16 By common confession, great is the mystery of godliness: He who was revealed in the flesh, Was vindicated in the Spirit, Seen by angels, Proclaimed among the nations, Believed on in the world, Taken up in glory. First of all, because it was hid and concealed from all men, till God brought it out of His own bosom: first to Adam in paradise, after the Fall; and still more clearly afterwards to the Jews; and in Christ's time more fully to Jews and Gentiles. They gave testimony and witness of Him. The object of God's wrath lives in His favour. He is not a godly Man, but God-man. III. In this preaching of Christ we have an eye to that state where His glory shall be seen and ours complete. Read the Scriptures diligently, comparing spiritual things with spiritual. A form of doctrine is declared to us. THE EXALTATION OF CHRIST SUPPLIES THE FULLEST PROOF OF THE COMPLACENT ACCEPTANCE OF HIS SACRIFICE.III. The express image of His person. A true and merciful God is manifested by the God-man. 4. We see not all, nor wholly. 1. Hope, by owning .His Deity, we rest upon His righteousness, we trust Him for protection, we resign to Him at death. 1. Philip said to Jesus, "Just show us the Father and we will be satisfied." It was flesh that He took, because He was to be the second man, the last Adam; and, in that capacity, to magnify the law and make it honourable, and bruise the serpent's head. Another act of our duty is a courageous profession of His name. The especial and repulsive cause was free grace; it was love in God the Father to send Christ, and love in Christ that He came to be incarnate. It is a mystery, and a great mystery; therefore it must have great esteem. 3. A suffering nature is united with an eternal.2. (5) He did it in accomplishment of His ancient prophecies. A suffering nature is united with an eternal.2. II. His human nature: A cloud received Him; angels attended Him; He abides in heaven; He has received the reward.2. How shall this be? There is nothing in the mysteries of religion inconsistent with holiness to God, and beneficence to men. Now, the Spirit raising Him from the dead, showed that the debt was fully discharged, because our Surety was out of prison. THE EXALTATION OF CHRIST SUPPLIES DEMONSTRATIVE PROOF THAT HE HAS FINISHED THE GREAT WORK OF EXPIATION.II. We may judge of it by the desire which is felt to see the sage or philosopher who has enriched the stores of our knowledge by his speculations and discoveries. THE EXALTATION OF CHRIST SUPPLIES THE SUREST PLEDGE FOR THE FULL ACCOMPLISHMENT OF ALL JEHOVAH'S REDEEMING PURPOSES.VI. (3)His discharge of the trust. All the springs of our being are moved. Did they generally resemble a Socrates, an Aristides, a Fabricius, a Camillus? 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We see after His ascension, when He appeared to Paul in glory, a glimpse of it struck Paul down; he could not endure it. The Spirit, in short, led them to a height of vision whence they saw eternity and immensity filled with the majesty of His infinite Being, and flaming with the brightness of His immeasurable perfections. 4. Again, in that he saith, "without controversy," or confessedly, "great is the mystery of godliness": here we may know, then, what truths are to be entertained as catholic universal truths, those that without question are received. This doctrine is apparently the concern of good men, such as work out their own salvation with fear and trembling. GREAT IS THE MYSTERY — God received into glory.1. It was unlike it in this — that body and soul make but one nature between them. To stop the mouths of all impudent rebellious persons. 2. Hope, by owning .His Deity, we rest upon His righteousness, we trust Him for protection, we resign to Him at death.3. 2020 2 Timothy 4:5 to 4:22 Pastor Thomas Taylor. THE TEXT EXPRESSES THE ACTUAL INVESTITURE OF THE REDEEMER WITH MEDIATORIAL POWER AND GLORY. THE EXALTATION OF CHRIST SUPPLIES THE SUREST PLEDGE FOR THE FULL ACCOMPLISHMENT OF ALL JEHOVAH'S REDEEMING PURPOSES.VI. The two natures did not become one nature, combining their attributes. 7. It is of frequent occurrence when the later Scriptures speak of Christ. Now, as it were, His offices are darkened: His kingly office is darkened and His prophetical office is darkened; but at length it will appear that He is King of the Church, and all kingdoms will be Christ's. Wisdom is easy to him that will. II. 10. CHRIST WAS PREACHED UNTO THE GENTILES AS THE HIGH PRIEST AND DAYS-MAN APPOINTED TO MEDIATE BETWEEN GOD AND MAN, AND TO RECONCILE MAN TO HIS OFFENDED CREATOR. First Timothy, Textual Sermons - From The Executable Outlines Series by Mark A. Copeland - Hundreds of free sermon outlines and Bible study materials available for … Behold here a secret riddle or paradox, "God manifest in the flesh." Jesus Christ undertook mediatorial suretyship and representation. It need not have failed in purpose, or for want of will; but it must have failed in sufficiency, and for want of strength. -------------------- Pauline Epistles To receive God-manifest we must bow to mystery. Faith, by which we rest on the bare word of God, we make an honest profession of Him, we live with duty to Him.2. If it be marked by a partiality, it is toward the poor. God before was an enemy to us by reason of sin; but Christ taking our flesh doth mediate for us, and bring us into favour with God. I have seen some men who worshipped power. All impudent rebellious Persons on 1 Timothy 3:16 ( Bible 3:16 's ) Regular price $ Sale! 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