- Jesus is the only begotten Son of God.
- Born of the virgin Mary, thus having human nature.
- Was tempted in the same manner as all humans, yet without sin.
- Taught the good news (gospel) about the Kingdom of God.
- Executed (sacrificed) and raised to life three days later, thereby providing a means for humans to have their sins forgiven by His Father, God.
“For there is one God and one Mediator between God and men, the Man Christ Jesus” (1 Timothy 2:5).
“For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life” (John 3:16).
“. . . an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream, saying, ‘Joseph, son of David, do not be afraid to take to you Mary your wife, for that which is conceived in her is of the Holy Spirit. And she will bring forth a Son, and you shall call His name Jesus, for He will save His people from their sins’” (Matthew 1:20,21).
“And the angel answered and said to her, ‘The Holy Spirit will come upon you, and the power of the Highest will overshadow you; therefore, also, that Holy One who is to be born will be called the Son of God’” (Luke1:35).
“For we do not have a High Priest who cannot sympathize with our weaknesses, but was in all points tempted as we are, yet without sin” (Hebrews 4:15).
“. . . And the crowd sought Him and came to Him, and tried to keep Him from leaving them; but He said to them, ‘I must preach the kingdom of God to the other cities also, because for this purpose I have been sent’” (Luke 4:42,43).
“In Him we have redemption through His blood, the forgiveness of sins, according to the riches of His grace” (Ephesians 1:7).
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(Quotations are from the New King James version of the Bible)