Lord’s Day 12

C. Stam

The confession of the Church that Jesus is the Christ, the Anointed of God

  1. What this means for him
  2. What this means for us

C. Bouwman

Anointing equips us for our task in God’s world

  1. Anointing in the Old Testament
  2. The anointing of Jesus
  3. The anointing of God’s people in the New Testament

Scripture readings: Exodus 30:22-33, Luke 3:21-22, Luke 4:1-21

Jesus’ anointing spelled out that he has fulfilled his office with heaven’s approval

  1. The background to Jesus’ anointing in the Old Testament
  2. The fruit of Jesus’ anointing while on earth
  3. The consequence of Jesus’ anointing today

W. Bredenhof

Christ is our Eternal Mediator-Warrior-King

We’ll consider:

  1. His reign in our redemption
  2. His reign in the response to our redemption
  3. His reign in the realization of our full redemption

Scripture readings: Philippians 2:1-11, Revelation 5

The Anointed One who supplies what is lacking in us and through us

We’ll learn about him as:

  1. Our prophet supplying revelation and wisdom
  2. Our priest supplying refugue and intercession
  3. Our king supplying defence and escape

Scripture readings: Zephaniah 3:14-20, Luke 4:14-30, Hebrews 10:1-18

Arthur Van Delden

 As Christians, we share in Christ’s anointing as prophet, priest, and king

  1. The noble office bearer at creation
  2. The condemned office bearer after the fall
  3. The justified office bearer through Christ
  4. The restored office bearer through the Spirit

D. Wynia

Jesus is the Christ, the anointed One

  1. The purpose of his anointing
  2. The result of his anointing

R.H. Bremmer

Through Christ I am a Christian

  1. Who Christ is
  2. What being a Christian is

K. Dijk

The meaning of office

  1. For Christ
  2. For us

Christ recreates the true humanity

  1. Through which work?
  2. With what result?

B. Holwerda

The earnestness and comfort of our union with Christ as:

  1. Our chief prophet and teacher
  2. Our only high priest
  3. Our eternal king

J. Kok

The name of Christ

  1. This name is unique
  2. This name is great
  3. This name is wonderful

The gift of God

  1. Given by the Father
  2. Known by the light of the Spirit
  3. Accepted by faith
  4. Used to the glory of God

Reuben Bredenhof

Christ shares his holy anointing with his believers

  1. It is a prophetic role
  2. It is a priestly role
  3. It is a royal role

Scripture readings: Isaiah 61, 1 John 2

Christ and Christians share an extraordinary triple calling

  1. This calling in the past
  2. This calling in Christ
  3. This calling in the church

Scripture readings: Matthew 3:13-17, 1 Peter 2:1-12