The Unexpected Messiah

HiThe Unexpected Messiah

Christ Died For Our Sins - CMS Summer School 1998
Talk 1 The Unexpected Messiah Mark 8:27-9:13

1 Introduction

2 The Lesson Peter Was Taught
 a You are the Christ (=Messiah)
 b The Son of Man must suffer
 c Rebuke and counter rebuke
 d Sharing the cross and glory

3 The Lesson Peter Learnt
 a A slow learner until Pentecost
 b Lesson learnt after Pentecost

4 The Lesson Peter Taught
 a To the elect strangers
 b Glory and suffering
 c Prophecy without understanding
i) Prophets
• salvation to come
• Spirit of Christ
• searched and inquired
ii) Gospel
• serving you not selves
• who are the “you” ?
• who is the evangelist?
iii) Bible as a whole
• OT theme
• Prophetic ignorance
• OT written for us

5 The Christian Bible
a God’s plan
b Knowledge and revelation
c Work of the Spirit
d Place of Old Testament
e Biblical interpretation
f Suffering and Glory
g Living now
i) not Christian
ii) Christian
• blessed don’t grumble
• read mark learn and  
• the real evangelist
• expectations

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