Many people have drawn attention to themselves in different ways. Some by their personality and some by what they are good at.
The list of famous people can be made up of categories i.e. wealth, fame, sporting ability, acting ability etc or names i.e. David Beckham, Lennox Lewis, Tyson Fury, Michael Schmacher to name a few.
The man I want to talk to you about is famous but so different!
He did not leave his own country more than two or three times in his life. He was born into a poor home and died the death of a common criminal.
Who was he? Let me tell you some of his many names. They express something of why he is great.
Jesus of Nazareth
Reminding us of his lowly life.
Reminding us that he will come back to earth.
The Lord Jesus Christ
Highlighting his ultimate authority
King David’s greater son
Defining his human lineage
Son of God
His eternal person
Son of Man
The Great Physician
His nobility and experience
His knowledge and ability to educate
Reminding us that 'Christ died for our sins'
Here are some verses to read and consider. These are direct quotes of the Lord Jesus
“I am the light of the world he that followeth me shall not walk in darkness, but shall have the light of life"
"For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world but that the world through him might be saved"
"Jesus said unto them, I am the bread of life: he that cometh to me shall never hunger; and he that believeth on me shall never thirst"
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