JESUS, First in Creation: The Plan for Life (Pt. 1)
Passage: Colossians 1:15–1:15
This morning we arrive at a glorious passage that reveals the identity of Jesus Christ. This is life’s most important question for you to answer: Who is Jesus Christ?
These verses answer life’s most important question. We’ll learn about the uniqueness of Jesus Christ. There is none like Him!
1A. THE PLAN OF LIFE (1:15)
1B. Jesus is the image of the invisible God
- The Bible teaches there is One God (Deuteronomy 6:4)
- The Bible teaches that Jesus is God (Titus 2:13-14)
- The Bible teaches the Holy Spirit is God (Acts 5:3-4)
2B. Jesus is the firstborn over all creation
- Jesus’ supremacy is highlighted by the word firstborn
- The Old Testament predicted Jesus’ birth (Micah 5:2)
- Jesus is the Son of God (John 5:18, 10:33)
These are two prominent descriptions of Jesus’ identity.
- He is the image of the invisible God.
- He is the firstborn over all creation.
They identify Who Jesus is continuously, without end, eternally in both past, present, and future.